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 will run tomorrow. Spirit of America have the first 'slot'. Accredited members of the media wishing to attend the Press Area opposite the measured mile during ThrustSSC's runs should present themselves at Access 2 at 1000hrs.
The north end of the desert is drying very well in the sun and light breeze, but is still too patchy for safe supersonic running today. ThrustSSC will make the attempt on the sound barrier tomorrow - when the weather is forecast to be good. Tuesday's forecast is also good.
Spirit of America has just made a run from Mile 8 to Mile 1. No speed has been announced as yet.
An inspection of the tracks has found the north end drying but still damp. Operations are on hold until noon when a fresh inspection will be made.
Accredited members of the media wishing to attend the Press Area opposite the measured mile during today's runs should present themselves at Access 2 at 0730hrs.
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.
We have received a kidnap demand: "We have the duck... Let the SoA have the record or the duck gets it...".
If you see him, we'd appreciate it if you'd let us know where it was.
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.
Rumours have it that today's 'furry dice' award is to be presented to team member Sonny the Supersonic Dog - for leaping into a truck with a stick in his mouth - that was too wide to get through the door...
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