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10:30am Thursday 4th October 2012 in News
WITNEY: Shock absorbers in a jet-powered car which could smash the world land speed record were hand-made in west Oxfordshire.
The Bloodhound SuperSonic Car is hoping to reach 1,000mph – shattering the current 763mph record – in 2014. It is under test at Newquay in Cornwall.
Nitron Racing Systems, in Station Lane, built the shock absorbers, which are critical to stabilising the vehicle at high speed.