On Wednesday the 13th of August 2014 Mike Newman once again broke the world blind land speed record driving a Nissan GT-R at an incredible 200mph. Mike and the team would like to thank our sponsors without whome this record would not have been possible many thanks Scan Computers, NVIDIA, Endless, Litchfield Motors, Bullet Offshore Racing, Casio, BDG Products, BDG Automotive, Datron, Hedcamz, Jigsaw Medical the Litchfield Crew and special thanks to Elvington Airfield
Mike Newman has finally achieved his long standing ambition to become the first blind person in history to drive solo at over 200mph and as such has now amassed his 6th Guinness land speed record, driving a Litchfield LM1 RS reaching an average speed of 200.9mph along the airstrip of Elvington Airfield located in york on the 13th August 2013.Click here to read the full press release.
Here are our forth-coming venues and dates for our disability awareness track car events. Speed of Sight would like to extend an invitation to you or anyone associated with you who would like to take part in our track car experience.
59 days until event
Scan Computers invited Mike to attend their superstore outlet. For an open day event held on the 17th Aug, Celebrating his amazing 200mph feat, Scan & Nvidia both stepped forward as prime sponsors continuing the 11 year association with Speed Of Sight
Mike took back his Blind Land Speed Record with an average speed of 186mphAchieved 24th September 2013
Mike sets the first Blind Water Speed Record with an average of 93.58 mph.Achieved 1st November 2013