On March 25, 2016 the Hennessey Venom GT Spyder has set a new world record for open-top sports cars at Naval Air Station Lemoore where Racelogic, the renowned independent speed testing firm, has officially confirmed that a top speed of 265.6 mph (427.3 km/h) was achieved. The record run was certified by Racelogic technical director, Jim Lau, and witnessed by US Navy Commander Darren Fouts, Air Operations Officer. The Venom GT roadster was driven by Brian Smith.
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Loves cars, especially old cheap ones. Drives a fossillised Land Rover and original Mini Cooper. Loves popular culture and often imagines he is in a Tarantino/Carry On movie mash up. Incredibly, has won awards for journalism and books.
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