Speed Demon 426 mph Run - Cockpit View
The Speed Demon streamliner makes a 426 mph pass at Bonneville this week. This video shows the cockpit view from just over driver George Poteet's right shoulder.
Mazda RX-7 Crash at 225 MPH!!
Bonneville Salt Flats: 3rd gen Mazda RX-7 race car trying to beat the land speed record for a production vehicle. At this speed, the tire patch that is touching the ground is LESS than the width of your index finger across each tire. Furthermore each patch is encountering dust and small sand-like particles often. If you could keep the pace with this car and remain standing next to it, you could reach over and push it away from you sideways with little effort. The announcer claims that an additional burst of oxygen in the fuel causes a loss of control, but in all likelyhood, the wind just changes ever so slightly, or began to blow (even lightly) and it was actually this that nudged the cars nose off by just enough to start a flat spin. Yes, a flat spin, like an airplane goes into! No rudder on this vehicle, so no control!
Speed Demon: 426 mph w/ ARP Fasteners
The Speed Demon streamliner makes a 426 mph pass at Bonneville this week. This video shows all 4 onboard cameras, with a close up of the gauges, from the time the engine fires until the chase crew arrives after the run.
The Fastest Bike in the World - cockpit view
Live Cockpit video of Rocky Robinson setting the official FIM world land speed record for a motorcycle streamliner - 376mph. Watch the whole gripping documentary on Vimeo On Demand https://vimeo.com/ondemand/ackattack Produced by The Content Canning Company © 2013 All rights reserved www.contentcanning.com Watch the documentary film about the epic story behind this historic record as seen on the Discovery Channel now available to stream on demand https://vimeo.com/ondemand/ackattack