British Land Speed Record eludes challenger Prime Time

The British Land Speed Record eluded challenger Prime Time when bad November weather at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire foiled the team’s bid to beat Richard Noble’s 18-year record. Just 9mph separated the team from victory when Vampire, one of two cars being run by Prime Time, produced a top speed of 250.44mph in a test […]

The British Land Speed Record eluded challenger Prime Time when bad November weather at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire foiled the team’s bid to beat Richard Noble’s 18-year record. Just 9mph separated the team from victory when Vampire, one of two cars being run by Prime Time, produced a top speed of 250.44mph in a test run. Wet weather prevented use of the car’s afterburner, which would have doubled power output. Principal sponsor Primatronic will be supporting the team in another challenge in June.