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    Followup: Bad Habit monster truck breaks longest jump record
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    Bad Habit breaks a world record – Click above for image gallery
    You know what they say; if at first you crash your monster truck in the pursuit of a world record, try, try again. Joe Sylvester, the owner and driver of the Bad Habit monster truck, has officially nabbed the world record for ...

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    Video: Bad Habits' monster truck world record practice session doesn't go as planned
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    Bad Habits takes a dive – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Few realms of motorsport live the "Go big or go home" mantra to the fullest quite as well as the monster truck world. Aside from one of the largest voiceovers in the industry ("Sunday, Sunday, SUNDAY!!"), the guys who ...

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    International Flight: Seth Enslow breaks world record on a Harley-Davidson [w/video]
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    How is this going to end? – Click above to watch the video after the break
    It was called "Seth VS Death" by the marketing gurus in Milwaukee. Seth Enslow, who we've barely heard a peep from in years, emerged yesterday atop a modified Harley-Davidson XR1200 with the goal of breaking the ...

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    Over the top on a Harley-Davidson XR750: Take two for Bubba Blackwell's record-breaking leap
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    Do you remember the days when motorcycle jumps were measured by cars rather than feet? We know at least one man who is all too familiar with those times, and may even be haunted by them. His name is Bubba Blackwell. He is what we would call a traditional daredevil, consumed with setting records ...

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    VIDEO: Johnny Greaves jumps stadium truck over 300' to set world record
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    Jonny Greaves jumps 301 feet -- Click above to watch video
    Only ten days ago Jonny Greaves jumped his closed-course race truck from one dirt ramp to another -- those ramps being separated by close to 300 feet. Greaves ended up going 301 feet, and set the record for the longest ever jump in a 2WD ...

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    Jonny Greaves jumps 301 feet to claim 2WD truck record
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    A little over a year ago a stunt driver named Chris Morena took a Dodge pickup off a dealer lot, installed a roll cage, racing seat and metal bracing for the bed, then used it to jump over a slew of cars and through two fireballs. He was only trying to go 134 feet. Instead, he went 193 feet and ...

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    VIDEO: Cadillac-powered Spectre SpeedLiner sets world record for gas-powered, wheel-driven vehicles
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    Click above to watch the videos after the jump
    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Cadillac_Powered_SpeedLiner_Sets_Speed_World_Record_vid'; Different automakers seek out different bragging. The same goes for tuning houses. The bogey in question may be the quickest lap time around a given ...

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    Buckeye Bullet 2 claims land speed record for fuel cell vehicles, 300.992 mph
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    We first heard about the Buckeye Bullet 2 about two years ago when we covering the Ford Fusion 999 land speed record project. The student engineering team from Ohio State University was collaborating with engineers from Ford and the two teams shared data on improving performance of the fuel cell ...

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    227 MPH Audi A4 beats Bugatti to set world record for fastest car powered by biogas
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    After a few earlier attempts were unsuccessful in setting an official record, Jürgen Hohenester, a German racecar driver and automotive tuner, has finally set a new world record for reaching the fastest speed ever recorded running a vehicle on biogas. Yes, Guiness has indeed been notified. ...

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    World Land Speed Shootout at Bonneville
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    Click above for high-res gallery of various streamliners
    We're suckers for speed, so we jumped at the opportunity to attend a press conference for an upcoming top speed shootout on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Unlike the countless speed contests held at locations around the world each year, the Top ...

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    240 Alfas set World Record at Kayalami track in South Africa
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    Click for a hi-res gallery of Alfa Romeo Kyalami Day The Alfisti in South Africa turned out in droves for Alfa Romeo Kyalami Day, setting a new world record for the most Alfas on the track at once. The record – which mirrors the one set by Ferrari at Silverstone last year – required 200 ...

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    VIDEO: Six records broken at Crusty Demons Night of World Records
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    After a three-way jump-off between Robbie Maddison, Ryan Capes and Seth Enslow at Calder Park on March 28 in Melbourne, Australia, a new world record for the longest distance jump from ramp to ramp on a motorcycle was set at over 351 feet by Robbie Maddison. In fact, the record was beaten twice ...

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    VIDEO: SSC Ultimate Aero TT record run caught on tape
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    click above image to view new pics of the SSC Ultimate Aero TT's record runIt was made (almost) official last week that Shelby Supercars' Ultimate Aero TT has been crowned the fastest production car in the world by the kind folks at Guinness – after they file the appropriate paperwork. Until ...

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    9ff Porsche 911 is the world's fastest droptop
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    Last month at Nardo, German car mag Auto Bild and tire manufacturer Continental sponsored a high-speed showdown, during which big-time tuners from all over -- Sportec, Brabus, 9ff, and TechArt just to name a few -- descended upon the circular track in Italy to see what they could wring out of their ...

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    VIDEO: Record breaking Brabus Rocket
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    Back in June, we told you about the Brabus Rocket and the tuner's goal of creating the world's fastest sedan. Then, earlier this week, we reported that the Rocket beat it's own record while hooning around the Nardo test track.Since mere words can't do such a vehicle justice, we've procured a few ...

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    Steve Fossett will attempt to break world speed record
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    Last Wednesday, during an event to promote his new book "Chasing the Wind," Steve Fossett announced his plans to break the world speed record of 763 MPH.The record attempt will take place sometime next year in the flatlands of Nevada, with Fossett behind the wheel of a 47-foot-long, 9,000-pound, ...

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    Making it official: Bugatti Veyron going for fastest production car
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    This came as a bit of a shock to us, but the Bugatti Veyron is not actually the fastest production car in the world according to that authoritative tome of useless and wonderful knowledge, the Guinness Book of World of Records. It seem Bugatti just never got around to scheduling an official ...

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    2-wheel land speed record falls in the flats
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    If we've learned anything from the JCB Dieselmax team, it's that records are meant to be broken, and why should our four-wheeled friends have all the fun? Last weekend the International Motorcycle Speed Trials began at the Bonneville Salt Flats with a record breaking two-wheel run by Team TOP 1 ACK ...

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    JCB Dieselmax does it!
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    Achieves new world land speed record with record two-way run of 328.767 mphToday driver Andy Green drove the JCB Dieselmax to a new world land speed record for diesel-powered cars by achieving an average speed of 328.767 mph on two runs. The JCB Dieselmax team spent the last two days replacing the ...

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    Malaysian students set record for most crammed into a MINI Cooper
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    A team of 21 students from a college in Kuala Lumpur took four minutes to stuff themselves into a lime green 1999 MINI Cooper, waited the 20 seconds it would take, and made it into the Guiness Book of World Records, so they say. What's more is that the team repeated the feat for a TV crew ...

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