A heavily modified street-legal Ford GT made history as the first car recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records for standing-mile speed at 223mph (359km/h). Even cooler: they did it on the runway used for landing space shuttles. [Jalopnik]
This World Speed Record Car Went Faster Than A Space Shuttle
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