UK readers please note: the Black Rock Desert is on Pacific Daylight Time, 8 hours behind British Summer Time.
Both ThrustSSC and Spirit of America are planning to run tomorrow, weather permitting. ThrustSSC has the first desert slot - roll out will be at 0830hrs. Accredited members of the media wishing access to the Press Area opposite the measured mile should present themselves at Access 2 at 0800hrs.
The weather is not due to improve until this evening - and the Desert Pits is currently in a 'white out'. Running has been postponed until tomorrow.
The wind on the Black Rock Desert is picking up a dust storm. Rollout is currently postponed until the weather improves - we will advise when this happens.
Spirit of America will not run today - after removing the centre front wheel, nicks have been found on the remaining two front wheels.
Spirit of America will have the first desert 'slot' from 0800. ThrustSSC will roll out for today'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:
... has been reported working in a fish and chip shop in Lydney with Elvis Presley. We're not so sure. 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.
Jeremy Davey sits in his corner of the Pit Station behind a partition, typing away all day. Leigh Remfry walked in the other day saying: "Wake up, Jeremy, we know you're in there!" Jayne Millington pointed out that the noise emanating from the corner was because: "He's got this tape of rattling keyboard noises."
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