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Record Achieved

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 200.51mph. 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

Press Release Mike Newman

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 200.51mph along the airstrip of Elvington Airfield located in york on the 13th August 2013.

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See Mike In Action
Blind driver attempts new world land speed record

Blind driver attempts new world land speed record

Channel five spent a tense day with Mike Newman.

Mike Newman on the BBC 2014

Speed of Sight on the BBC 2014

BBC coverage of Mike newmans 2014 record attempt.

Speed Of Sight Record Attempt Coverage

Speed Of Sight Record Attempt Coverage

Thanks to Hyperfine Media for this fantastic coverage



Announcement

NewDisability Track Car Event


3 days remaining until next track day.

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.

  • Three Sisters

    27th October – Three Sisters Race Circuit

    3 days until event

Latest News

World fastest blind driver takes a pit stop…to say thank you.

16st August 2014


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


Press Coverage BDG Products IT Support Stockport, IT  Support Manchester
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