woensdag 22 april 2009
Greenbird Smashes the Sail Land Speed Record - 126 mph under sail !!! : Old Salt Blog - a virtual port of call for all those who love the sea: "On the morning of March 26th, on the ‘dry’ Lake Ivanpah, The Ecotricity Greenbird driven by British engineer, Richard Jenkins smashed the world land speed record for wind powered vehicles. The Greenbird clocked 126.1 mph (202.9 km/h) , eclipsing the old, American held, record of 116 mph , set by Bob Schumacher in the Iron Duck in March 1999 at the same location."