UK readers please note: the Black Rock Desert is on Pacific Daylight Time, 8 hours behind British Summer Time.
Spirit of America will have the first desert 'slot' tomorrow. ThrustSSC will roll out for tomorrow's runs at 1100hrs. Accredited members of the media wishing access to the Press Area opposite the measured mile should present themselves at Access 2 at 1030hrs.
The ThrustSSC Team are on the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA, for the head-to-head race against the Spirit of America Team to set the first ever supersonic World Land Speed Record.
The very latest status of the car and team on the Black Rock Desert can be seen through the live pictures from our Microplex Web Cameras.
The current status of track preparations is:
... is still missing. Stories of sightings are reaching us. Please let us know if you have seen him.
Please check our Runs Database for the very latest information on the progress of ThrustSSC - the database is always updated as soon as possible after the car runs - and always before any report is written and published.
(Please note: any details published on this Web Site about the status, speeds and plans of the Spirit of America Team are not official. Official details are available on the Spirit of America Team's Web Site at http://www.spiritofamerica.com
The Spirit of America Team are on the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA, for the head-to-head race against the ThrustSSC Team to set the first ever supersonic World Land Speed Record.
John Lovatt was doing something in the garden of the 'White House' where he is staying when two large dogs came up. He decided to stop doing whatever it was he was doing, but before he could do anything about it they had wandered through the open front door. Our sandwiches are made in the White House and they found a large lump of beef which they helped themselves to. John was left trying to persuade them to leave - and we had no idea he was so nervous of dogs...
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