The Bloodhound Project News & Events

Sponsor News Oracle student gets BLOODHOUND focus

Wednesday, 4 April, 2018


Meet BLOODHOUND Ambassador Lahini Sivaganeshan, a Computer Science undergraduate who has taken on her Ambassador role as part of her year working with BLOODHOUND Cloud Partner Oracle.

Project News

Timing statement

Monday, 2 October, 2017


It is our ambition to go to South Africa as soon as technology, track conditions and funding allow. As things currently stand we will not be deploying in 2018.

The car is coming together well and the team is excited about running it in front of a global audience at Newquay on October 26th.

Project News

BLOODHOUND spits fire

Friday, 29 September, 2017


Today, 29 September 2017 the BLOODHOUND team achieved a huge engineering milestone. They successfully started up the state-of-the-art EJ200 jet engine.


Isle of Man issues BLOODHOUND stamps

Tuesday, 26 September, 2017


The Isle of Man Post Office has issued an unusual sheet of stamps to celebrate the BLOODHOUND Project and its connections to the Isle of Man.

Engineering News

BLOODHOUND clears its throat

Tuesday, 26 September, 2017


This is the sound of the Air Start Cart dry cranking the EJ200 jet engine, a dress rehersal for starting it up with fuel and the tie down tests.

Picture of the week

Jet engine installed

Friday, 15 September, 2017

Picture of the Week

The Rolls-Royce EJ200 Jet engine was fixed in place in the upper chassis in preparation for running in Newquay next month

Picture of the Week

Seat belt fitting

Thursday, 14 September, 2017

Picture of the Week

Andy Green looks on as the seat belts are fitted into the cockpit, then tries them for size.


Three weeks to #Newquay2017 trials

Wednesday, 13 September, 2017

Bloodhound TV

The clock is counting down to the #Newquay2017 trials. Frantz gives the latest build update.

Sponsor News

BLOODHOUND land speed record project inspires global uptake of STEM subjects and races towards 1000mph with Oracle as new Cloud partner

Tuesday, 25 July, 2017

Press Release

Data will be broadcast into classrooms worldwide to help teachers bring STEM subjects to life.
Real-time sensor data will help BLOODHOUND engineers continually optimise the Car's performance


Anatomy of the Car: Electronics

Monday, 24 July, 2017

Bloodhound TV

The electronic systems are are the lifeblood of the car. In a state-of-the-art racing car with three engines, three braking systems and over 500 sensors, the electrical systems are key. Systems Technician Milton explains the wiring loom in the cockpit.