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    thrust ssc

    anyone remember in 1997 the land speed record - vid here and boy that guy had alot of work to do:

    http://videos.streetfire.net/video/7...84A4E0CB2B.htm

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    my word thats mental! they guy kept so calm through out all of it!

    "700mph excellent...starting to shake a bit!" lol just the way he says it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mark-12
    my word thats mental! they guy kept so calm through out all of it!

    "700mph excellent...starting to shake a bit!" lol just the way he says it!
    I met Sqn Ldr Andy Green who drove Thrust SSC about 6 months after the record whilst working at RAF Leuchars. He is a really nice guy, though flying tornados for the RAF on a regular basis must help his nerve.

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    no way! cool sounds like an awesome bloke! not many ppl get the chance to go @ 700pph on land!!
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    a pointless fact but if anyone wants to see thrust or thrust ssc there at the motor museum in coventry

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    I was in Saudi a few years ago and he came out there as one of the tornado pilots. At the time he seemed to have quite "the I am", ( still who wouldn't after driving a "car" at that speed!!), anyway, funny thing is not long after getting there, he got in one of the hire cars and crashed it in reverse!! Fastest man in a straight line as long as he's going forwards!!

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