Bloodhound land speed record project switches to synthetic fuel

There’s a team in the U.K. trying to beat the current land speed record for a steerable vehicle of 763 mph, set by local fighter pilot Andy Green all the way back in 1997 in the jet-powered Thrust SSC. The team is Bloodhound Land Speed Record, and its 44.3-foot supersonic car, packing both jet and rocket power, managed to hit 628 mph during…