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Burkland 415 MPH Land Speed Record Sept 2008

Tom Burkland driving the Burkland Family Streamliner #411 from Great Falls Montana reset the Class 11 Piston Engine streamliner World FIA record from 409 to 415 MPH average


 


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Burkland Streamliner 430+mph Worlds Record Holder
The Burkland Streamliner holds the World Record for the Fastest Vehicle using a Piston Engine.





Burklands @ 450MPH+
Team Burkland running 450MPH @ Bonneville salt flats





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Burkland FIA Record push off
Successfull 1 hour turnaround and run back toward floating mountain.





Bonneville August 2013
In 1912 people begun using the Bonneville Salt Flats to race vehicles to set land speed records. today there are multiple public and private land speed events held on the "flats" or the "salt." Bonneville has become known worldwide as the mecca for land speed racing. This video covers some of this year's event which was in August. www.speedsourceusa.com





Burklands 411 to 450mph
Warm up and push off to the 450mph exit speed





Mickey Thompson Breaks 400 MPH Speed Barrirer
Thompson's life in the fast lane provides ample material for the filmmakers. From the drag strips, to desert racing to land speed record challenges, to car building, designing and race promotion Thompson earned his place as a certified automotive icon. He started calling himself the Fastest American on Wheels in 1958 after setting a record of 194 miles per hour. His goal was to break the world record of 394.2 miles per hour set in 1947. He began to build a world land speed record car -- the Challenger 1. Thompson took his new car out to the Bonneville Salt Flats on October 6, 1959 and piloted it to a World Speed Record of 363.48 miles per hour. He also set a world speed record in A/BFS Class that remained unbeaten until1990 when Al Teague broke it at 389.372 miles per hour in his streamliner. In 1960, Thompson returned to the Bonneville Salt Flats with a modified Challenger 1 for another record attempt. Its four 410 cubic-inch engines secured his title when he set a new American record at 330.51 miles per hour. He bested the world speed with a run at 407 miles per hour (which was faster than any man had drive a car before) but crashed before he could make a second run and thus secure the official record. The Challenger 1 had its last record run two year later on July 24, 1962. The poor conditions of the salt flats halted the first attempt because he couldnt get any traction as the car bounced on the salt bed. He found a smoother part of the Flats for another run and turned in a speed of 357 mph. But he announced that the Challengers days on the Salt Flats were over. Source: www.greatcarstv.com S003





burkland streamliner LandSpeedRacingVideo.com
Tom Burklands twin engine streamliner # 411 reaches speeds over 400 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats. As seen at LandSpeedRacingVideo.com





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