Sponsor NewsFriday, 13 January, 2017
In the first of a regular series of articles about our sponsors, we hear from Innoval Technology – one of the BLOODHOUND Product Sponsors working on the Car’s desert wheels – about why and how it is involved in the Project.
Cisco BLOODHOUND TVTuesday, 22 July, 2014
On 6th June 2014, the BLOODHOUND Team passed a huge milestone, five years in the making. They successfully completed a spin test of the first of the supersonic machine’s four wheels.
Engineering NewsThursday, 17 April, 2014
Yesterday passed in a blur of activity here at the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre but was actually a critical milestone day for the entire project - by Commercial and Product Sponsorship Lead, Conor La Grue.
Cisco Bloodhound TV, Episode 29Thursday, 5 September, 2013
BLOODHOUND's wheels will be the fastest in history, they will be the only point of contact between this 135,000 hp jet and rocket powered car and the South African desert. Getting their shape right is crucial.
Cisco Bloodhound TV, Episode 27Monday, 5 August, 2013
Cisco Bloodhound TV visited product sponsor Otto Fuchs in Germany to see the first stage of the 1000mph wheels being forged from aluminium
Project NewsThursday, 13 December, 2012
Ron Ayers and Brian Coombs visit Hakskeenpan to try out the wheel design on the surface. The wheels are attached to a trailer called "Mad Max"
Engineering NewsWednesday, 9 May, 2012
On the 30th April, we announced our wheel manufacturer, Castle Precision Engineering, who will take on the manufacture of both the UK runway and desert wheels.
Engineering NewsThursday, 3 May, 2012
Engineering NewsMonday, 6 December, 2010
by Andy Green
Engineering NewsTuesday, 12 January, 2010
by Brian Coombs
The wheel is a very complicated component. It has to cope with very high loads applied to it, and has many other constraints imposed on its design.
Engineering update November 2009Saturday, 21 November, 2009
Press ReleaseWednesday, 2 September, 2009
The BLOODHOUND Project, Britain’s 1,000mph land speed record attempt, announced today that wheel bearing manufacturer Timken will be sponsoring the wheel bearing solution for the BLOODHOUND SSC (Super Sonic Car).