The Bloodhound Project News & Events

Project News Investment sought to break land speed world record

Monday, 15 October, 2018


Bloodhound Programme Ltd has appointed Andrew Sheridan and Geoff Rowley, partners at specialist business advisory firm FRP Advisory LLP, as joint administrators.

Cisco BHTV

How much will BLOODHOUND cost?

Thursday, 6 April, 2017

Bloodhound TV

Find out how much it will cost to build and run BLOODHOUND SSC, and the entire BLOODHOUND Project, including all of our inspiring educational activities around the world. How does this compare to the cost of running a Tour de France or Formula 1 racing team, or paying for a top footballer?

Education News

How a plastic bottle can turn a student into an engineer

Friday, 31 March, 2017


BLOODHOUND Education Ambassador Andy Higgs recently spent a day at a primary school showing students how even modifying simple cars made from plastic bottles uses the same iterative design processes that engineers employ. Read his story.

Education News


Thursday, 30 March, 2017


BLOODHOUND helped inspire a student from Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre earn a place at the prestigious MIT

Project News

An Update on Timings

Thursday, 23 March, 2017


Our goal this year is to test BLOODHOUND SSC on the runway at Newquay Aerohub. We will announce the target date in due course but it will follow-on from static ‘tie-down’ tests of the EJ200 jet, installed in the car, which we hope to conduct this summer.

Anatomy of the Car

The 1,000mph 'Goats Head'

Monday, 27 February, 2017

Bloodhound TV

The front subassembly, aka the 'Goats Head' will see some incredible loads because this is where the front suspension bolt onto and the steering rack sits. This video explains how it got its nickname:

Project news

Workshop update - February 2017

Monday, 27 February, 2017


During February, the Team at the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre has continued to make progress on the Car and the equipment needed to go with it.

Education News

Spreading the engineering word

Saturday, 25 February, 2017


Anyone can become a BLOODHOUND Ambassador, but when engineering is in your genes and really fires you up, there’s nothing more exciting than passing that excitement on to the next generation (or two). Peter McCree JP, BLOODHOUND Ambassador, explains why.

Sponsor News

Bott – Equipping BLOODHOUND’s workshop

Friday, 3 February, 2017


In the second of a regular series of articles about our sponsors, we hear from Bott Ltd – provider of workshop storage solutions for the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre – about why and how it is involved in the Project.


Cisco BHTV: Supersonic shockwaves and aerodynamics

Wednesday, 1 February, 2017

Bloodhound TV

When you’re covering a mile in a blistering 3.6 seconds you need to know the car is safe and stable. Aerodynamics and managing the supersonic shockwaves the car creates is key reaching 1,000mph / 1,600kph. Dr Ben Evans from the University of Swansea explains all….