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Bloodhound saved

I have just heard that  all Bloodhound SSC assets have been purchased by Barnsley based Ian Warhurst. He is the founder of Mellet Engineering who make turbos and parts. Full plans for the project will be known in the new year. 

   Excellent news.

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Yup - just picked that news up from BBC Points West.

Fingers crossed that they get to Namibia in 2019...............

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A letter in the Times today asks: As the Bloodhound project has been saved by a Yorkshire businessman, will it be renamed Whippet? Love it!

Pete C

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I haven't contacted the new company, but from what I can make out, the thousands of supporters (including me) who paid to have their name on the tail, are now sh*t out of luck.

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I’m sure I’ve read recently the names are still on the fin.

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BBC - Bloodhound goes faster still at 491mph

Good to see it if finally doing some more serious speeds.

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Watch the video below!  

I swear Andy Green was using a bit of oppo at about 4:30  Yikes  

  Driving  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liXLZFAeroA

Oh, and my name is on the fin!  Woohoo 

 

 

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Just gone 501mph! Yikes