Join us in the gallery tonight as part of Target Free Thursday Nights as Yousif Del Valle performs the complete drum track from the newly released, limited-edition LP Land Speed Record at 7 pm. A set by his thrash metal band Hate Beast follows at 8 pm. Gather in the Garden Terrace Room before/after for happy hour featuring $3 PBR beer and $5 Jack Daniels drinks. Pictured here is Del Valle and artist #ChrisLarson in @firstavenue's 7th Street Entry at the recording of #LandSpeedRecord. More details available via the link in our bio.
We've seen some seriously fast cars in recent years, and sub $100k cars are now hitting 200 mph. So why haven't we seen anything hit 300 mph? New video is up, link in profile! #300mph#bugatti#chiron#landspeedrecord
We're on location today with Ironwood Racing and @abc7la for a story on Ralph Hudson, a local motorcycle legend who recently broke the world landspeed record for a sit-on bike. His speed of 289 mph is the fastest in the world! #chasing300
1911 Fiat S76 'Beast Of Turin' & 1903 Mercedes 60hp Gordon Bennett Cup.
The Beast of Turin (on the left) was built to beat the Land Speed Record held by the Blitzen Benz. It feature's a 4 cyl engine with a displacement of 28.4 Litre's. Hp figures are around 290hp. Only 2 were built originally and this one was rebuilt using parts from both cars. Making this the only one left.
The Mercedes of a similar type won the Gordon Bennett Cup held in Ireland in 1903. It was driven by the Belgian Camille Jenatzy. Mercedes had a 90hp to take to the event. But a fire at the factory destroyed the car. So DMG Borrowed it's already sold cars to take part in the event. It has 4 cyl engine with a 10 litre displacement. Top speed is about 73 mph. I believe there are 5 survivors.
Both of these cars are road legal and a driven to Goodwood from Bristol.
What do you do when you have one of the worlds fastest street legal super bikes? Modify it, make it go faster and head to the salt flats of course. Andy's H2 build has commenced. Stay tuned for this journey.