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Manx team set land speed record

Wed, 15 Aug 2012

A new land-speed record has been set by a team of motorbike enthusiasts from the Isle of Man. 

Reaching top speeds of 191 miles per hour, the team averaged a speed of 188.730 miles per hour over two attempts on the Salt Flats of Utah. 

The modified 500cc class motorbike was made on the Island, a two-year project supported by local businesses for parts and sponsorship.

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