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Land Speed Record Project

Next time you’re in a passenger jet, soaring over the clouds at 500 miles per hour, imagine this: You’re barreling across the Utah desert at this speed in a craft equipped with wheels, not wings. Your vehicle is powered by car engines, not jets. And you’re about to set a Guinness World Record.

Now you have some idea of the next big item on Doug Herbert’s bucket list: driving faster than anyone has ever traveled in a piston-powered car.

Herbert, a much-decorated National Hot Rod Association driver, is determined to conquer a whole new realm of speed. Sometime in the next two years, he plans to take a sleek 4,000-horsepower car to the Bonneville Salt Flats. And if he has his way, he will roar across it at more than 500 mph – a feat that would generate worldwide headlines.

Herbert and his team aren’t content with merely beating the official land speed record for a piston-powered car, now 462 MPH.

“We want to crush it,” says Pancho Weaver, a racecar fabricator who has put together much of Herbert’s car.

Read the full story here.

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