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Surplus Jet Engines And Other Stories From The Deadly American Battle For The Land Speed Record

8 days ago   |   By Jalopnik

The desire to go fast is universal. The desire to go faster than anyone else has gone before, to buy your own jet engine and tempt fate at 400, 500, 600 mph, is a drive few possess and fewer still survive. This is what's detailed in Speed Duel by Samuel Hawley, covering a near decade-long battle for the land speed...
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