BLOODHOUND SSC – a supersonic racing car designed to reach speeds of 1,000mph (1,600km/h).


Breaking news – BLOODHOUND SSC debuts at Newquay in October 2017!

The BLOODHOUND Team is delighted to announce that BLOODHOUND SSC will run for the first time at Newquay in October 2017. And you can be there to see it!

The Car will run at the Aerohub at Cornwall Airport Newquay on three days:

  • Thursday 26 October (VIP day including 1K Club Gold members – see below)
  • Saturday 28 October (public viewing day)
  • Monday 30 October (education day).

You can find out more about what will happen at Newquay on our website, including how to buy your tickets to this unique event – book quickly to get the limited discounted early release tickets!

We will share more information on Facebook and Twitter between now and October, so follow us and please share using the hashtags #newquay2017 #bloodhoundisgo

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BLOODHOUND SSC1K Club Newquay Update – 18 June

1K Club members are invited to a special Open House event at the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre near Bristol on Sunday 18 June where you can hear all about the plans for the Car to run at Newquay. There will be a raffle to win a ticket for the VIP Day at Newquay (26 October) and Bronze members will be able to upgrade to Gold to gain an invite to the VIP Day. You can also explore the workshop, hear the latest news about the Car’s progress and meet members of the team, including Richard Noble. Find out more and book tickets on our website (open to 1K Club members only).

If you aren’t a member of our 1K Club and would like to join, you can find out all the details on our 1K Club web pages.

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More Project news

The rest of our monthly BLOODHOUND news round-up follows below, including how to win $1 million by doing some maths, our latest kids’ science video and how you can support the BLOODHOUND Project as we head to Newquay – we can’t do this without you!



Andy Green’s latest diary

Andy recounts how the BLOODHOUND Project’s activities for last year directly engaged with around 110,000 students, which is over £1 million of science education value – and that’s just the stuff we know about! He also explains how BLOODHOUND has provided, and still is providing, key research data to the academic world, and tells where there is a US$1 million prize to be won for solving a problem that computers can’t crack.

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Rob’s latest kid’s video – Combustion!

In the latest of our new series of videos, Rob – BLOODHOUND’s Chief Inspirer – explores combustion and how it generates thrust to blast the Car to 1,000mph. Watch now to find out more.

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Returning to South Africa

BLOODHOUND Ambassador Chris Lowther recently made his third trip to schools in South Africa. Find out more about the schools he visited and the challenges they face, and why Chris thinks STEM companies and professionals need to do even more to inspire students – especially girls – to study STEM subjects.

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You can find the BLOODHOUND Engineering Adventure at the following public events:

1K Club Open House
18 June
BLOODHOUND Technical Centre, near Bristol

Goodwood Festival of Speed
29 June – 2 July
Chichester, West Sussex

Event details



The BLOODHOUND Project is funded by sponsorship and donations from individual members of the public, small and medium-sized businesses, and global corporations. Every last bit of money raised goes towards helping us create something special, with a lasting legacy of inspiration for our future generation of scientists and engineers..

You can support us in many ways:

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