LSR http://www.racer.com/more/lsr Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:20:53 -0700 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb LSR: Bloodhound SSC targets November test run http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/118358-lsr-bloodhound-ssc-targets-november-test-run http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/118358-lsr-bloodhound-ssc-targets-november-test-run LSR: Bloodhound SSC targets November test run

Organizers of the Bloodhound SSC (SuperSonic Car) project have announced that the vehicle will make its world debut on Nov. 17 with a 200mph trial at Newquay Aerohub, in Cornwall, UK. Following that ...

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LSR Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:55:24 -0700
Danny Thompson prepares Challenger II for another Land Speed Record assault http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/116520-danny-thompson-prepares-challenger-ii-for-another-land-speed-record-assault http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/116520-danny-thompson-prepares-challenger-ii-for-another-land-speed-record-assault Danny Thompson prepares Challenger II for another Land Speed Record assault

It's been seven months since Danny Thompson's goal of achieving a new Land Speed Record for piston-driven vehicles was postponed by a combination of mechanical and natural issues, but his drive for 4...

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LSR Fri, 08 May 2015 18:51:43 -0700
Challenger II set to run at Bonneville World Finals http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/108618-challenger-ii-set-to-run-at-bonneville-world-finals http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/108618-challenger-ii-set-to-run-at-bonneville-world-finals Challenger II set to run at Bonneville World Finals

Danny Thompson has confirmed that his rebuilt Challenger II will make its final runs of 2014 at the SCTA's World Finals event in Bonneville, Utah. The meet begins Saturday, Sept. 27, and goes until F...

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LSR Mon, 15 Sep 2014 02:52:10 -0700
New push for funds for Challenger II LSR project http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/105623-new-push-for-funds-for-challenger-ii-lsr-project http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/105623-new-push-for-funds-for-challenger-ii-lsr-project New push for funds for Challenger II LSR project

Danny Thompson's quest to bring his late father's "Challenger II" back to life 46 years after it was built to chase the World Land Speed Record for piston- and wheel-driven vehicles took a big step t...

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LSR Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:03:18 -0700
Challenger II 317mph test run http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/105501-challenger-ii-317mph-test-run http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/105501-challenger-ii-317mph-test-run Challenger II 317mph test run

"We hit 317mph on our second pass today. We experienced no issues with the car and successfully gathered all the data we needed for the upcoming SCTA and FIA events later this year. Given today’s pos...

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LSR Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:28:15 -0700
"Challenger II" completes at 246mph test run at Bonneville http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/105431-challenger-ii-completes-at-246mph-test-run-at-bonneville http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/105431-challenger-ii-completes-at-246mph-test-run-at-bonneville "Challenger II" completes at 246mph test run at Bonneville

Danny Thompson got his "Challenger II" Land Speed Record car up to speed on the Bonneville Salt Flats Friday, as he and his team moved closer to attempting a challenge to the existing wheel-driven LS...

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LSR Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:36:40 -0700
"Challenger II" back at Bonneville http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/105381-challenger-ii-back-at-bonneville http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/105381-challenger-ii-back-at-bonneville "Challenger II" back at Bonneville

It took 46 years, but the Challenger II has finally returned to the Bonneville Salt Flats as Danny Thompson moved a step closer to finishing the quest his late father, Mickey Thompson started in 1968...

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LSR Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:02:16 -0700
LSR diary: Bonneville Blue Wheels http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/104017-lsr-diary-bonneville-blue-wheels http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/104017-lsr-diary-bonneville-blue-wheels LSR diary: Bonneville Blue Wheels

It's been a while since his last update, but Danny Thompson and his small team of craftsmen continue to make progress toward restoring the late Mickey Thompson's Challenger II Land Speed Record car f...

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LSR Thu, 29 May 2014 19:08:17 -0700
Thompson LSR update http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/102295-thompson-lsr-update http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/102295-thompson-lsr-update Thompson LSR update

The latest on Danny Thompson's quest to get "Challenger II" back on the salt.

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LSR Sat, 29 Mar 2014 16:10:22 -0700
Danny Thompson fights cash crunch to continue "Challenger II" revival http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/100070-danny-thompson-fights-cash-crunch-to-continue-challenger-ii-revival http://www.racer.com/more/lsr/item/100070-danny-thompson-fights-cash-crunch-to-continue-challenger-ii-revival Danny Thompson fights cash crunch to continue "Challenger II" revival

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LSR Wed, 06 Nov 2013 08:11:00 -0800