History of Land Speed Racing

Even before the automobile, mankind has been obsessed with speed. The desire to get there faster has been a measure of progress through out history. However, the invention of the automobile has brought on an era in which man has been able to harness increasingly greater power along with an explosion of increased speeds. This history of land speed records will travel from France to the U.S. and back to England in its journey for the record holders. We’ll look at what currently is happening in this fascinating world of blistering speed.

Science of Land Speed Racing

In order to understand why the North American Eagle® car behaves the way it does when being driven, you need to understand some basic concepts about physics. Physics has to do with the laws of Science about energy, forces, and motion.