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Just a few wrap up pics of the Perth Hot Rod Show courtesy of John Harney. ... See MoreSee Less

Just a few wrap up pics of the Perth Hot Rod Show courtesy of John Harney.Image attachmentImage attachment

Great weekend meeting all our supporters, new and old. A big thank you to my wife Cheryl for all her hard work over the years and being my biggest supporter. ... See MoreSee Less

Great weekend meeting all our supporters, new and old. A big thank you to my wife Cheryl for all her hard work over the years and being my biggest supporter.

 

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The best couple ever!! Love you guys

Big big job there girl. A job in progress no doubt! Heโ€™s probably worth it! Us South Perth Boys are a challenge eh!

Beautiful people, as well a inspirational in the support to chase a dream to complete a goal. Good luck and may a guardian angel keep you safe.

Great to meet u champ land speed ๐Ÿ˜€

I think Cheryl McGlashan deserves a medal๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ’‹

We all love you Cheryl. Behind every great man.

Behind every great man is a great woman, and to be behind and beside you, Rosco, Cheryl must be an extra great woman.

Looking good Rosco and Cheryl...Great to see it all coming together...Best wishes from me and Seth ๐Ÿ™‚

Thanks for a great weekend and the long chats. Always great hearing your stories.

U a true champion rossco

Good work Rosco!!

Looking good mate ๐Ÿ˜€ time for us all to break some records ๐Ÿ˜€

I wish I could have got down there to meet you Rosco itโ€™s been awhile anyway mate all the best and youโ€™re very lucky have a wife That sticks by you And your dream

Your wife must really love you

Lokken good you two , !! Best of luck to you and cheryl,,,

it was great meeting you both i hope it all goes well for you both

you guys are amazing ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ’œ

Whoโ€™s the hot chick with the ugly guy?

Goooo Cheryl ๐Ÿฅ‡ oh and You too Rossco ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

Great Photo ๐Ÿ˜Š

Living the dream

All the best with the beast!

Great team. Always good to catch up.

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Really busy at the show today. A lot of people were asking about getting their selfie on the car. For just $20 be a part of history. PLEASE SHARE SuperSonicSelfie.com ... See MoreSee Less

Really busy at the show today. A lot of people were asking about getting their selfie on the car. For just $20 be a part of history. PLEASE SHARE http://SuperSonicSelfie.com

 

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Rosco you are a man on a mission and well respected by us all, fantastic! We appreciated your time for the first day with family at the show and for sharing more insight combined and latest updates for the future. The young bloke is extatic to have met you and have a photo with the man and machine...he understands more than most. Cheers!

How do those wheels hang on at high speed. Saw one in the states at Niagara Falls that had a fairly deep pattern machined in. It was also a rocket powered car about 40 feet long with 3 wheels.

Are you selling scale models of the car. What will the cost be.

Iโ€™ll have 5 Rosco

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7 days ago

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A selection of photos from the 1st day of the Hot Rod Show in Perth. Great to meet a lot of old friends and interesting people. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Great to see the car in the flesh... followed the build for along time and awesome to see the scale of it.

A selection of photos during setup at the Hot Rod Show this weekend at Claremont Showground Perth. Come down and say โ€œHiโ€. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Wonder how many years before they finish and fire this up And start testing

Love to come down and say hi Rosco but Kerry and I are on the road again, currently heading into the Flinders Ranges (SA)

superb , purposeful , relatively simple ,pragmatic engineering -- UK 's Bloodhound is looking over complicated , still looks like some design issues to finalise !!

Hope you are not paying by the metre!

Iโ€™ll be there tomorrow. Sorry I missed you today.

What an awesome car! ๐Ÿ™‚

๐Ÿutiful

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1 week ago

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Rosco and his rocket - how you can be part of his world record attempt. Friday 6.30pm.
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Did anyone record the Today Tonight story.? I switched over to late and missed it. Bugger.

Bullet on wheels. Amazing. Good luck Rosco ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

All the best rosco

Can we see it in the USA? Best of luck mate. ๐Ÿ˜Š

Now THIS is ROCKET MAN.

will catch up soon Rosco

Deep respect. ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž

Supersonic selfies Mark?

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Getting ready for the Hot Rod show at Claremont Showground this weekend in Perth. ... See MoreSee Less

Getting ready for the Hot Rod show at Claremont Showground this weekend in Perth.

 

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Looking good mate ๐Ÿ™‚

Enjoy Rosco! If i werent at work id be up there myself!

Lookinโ€™ good Rosco... from here it looks ready to roll ๐Ÿ˜œ

Put some petrol in it and letโ€™s go.

Cant wait to see it on a claypan doin 1000 mph lets go mate

Iโ€™ll be there both days.

love blue...โ€ฆ..Karen๐Ÿ˜Ž

Floating. Robertson Pavilion?

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2 weeks ago

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Donโ€™t forget to come and see us at the Hot Rod and Street Machine Spectacular this weekend in Perth.The Fastest Aussie On Earth

Australian Land Speed Record holder Rosco McGlashan is a man in a hurry and heโ€™s at it again. His latest project, Aussie Invader 5R, is nearing completion after a decade of planning and construction with the aim of travelling at over 1000mph, or if you prefer, 1609km/h!

To get there he has created a rocket-powered land missile that measures up at 16m long and weighs over 9000kg when fully fuelled. The engine can create 62,000 pounds of thrust (which can be equated to 200,000hp) and heโ€™ll need every one of them to break the sound barrier (770mph or 1238km/h at sea level) and carry on to crack that magic 1000mph mark.

If he can achieve that goal, he will smash the current world record held by the ThrustSSC team that currently stands at 763.035mph.

You can help Rosco make history and (sort of) go along for the ride by getting a Supersonic Selfie and having it printed on to the car. Go to www.supersonicselfie.com.

To find out more info on this amazing machine, check out the website aussieinvader.com/the-car.

Youโ€™ll be able to meet Rosco and see that car at the Hot Rod & Street Machine Spectacular, June 16-17 at Claremont Showground.
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Donโ€™t forget to come and see us at the Hot Rod and Street Machine Spectacular this weekend in Perth.

 

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And while youโ€™re there, donโ€™t forget to check out Bricktoberโ€™s LEGO display for something very special

U got this rossco good luck

Viewed the rocket gokart at the WA Motor Museum. Awesome thing!

Spectacular. Good luck.

GOOD

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Great to visit Gosford Classic Car Museum and see my old car and Australiaโ€™s fastest car (currently). It ran 638mph on salt in 1996. ๐Ÿ˜„ ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Very similar in shape to Thrust 2.

I've seen the first car I think, in a yard rotting away in W.A. These deff need to in a place like this. Such an icon.

You must be getting old and forgetful Roscie. I thought it was 1994.

Roscoe, is that the day you set the water record as well???? You are the Man!!!!

Looks awesome Rosco...so many hours put into this machine...1024 kmh not bad from a car made by you and your team in a shed in Mullaloo!! And you still doing it good on you!! I was talking with Dobbo the other night and he said the new rocket car is gonna push around 40 G's is that right??

Wow. I would love to see this run at Lake Gairdner, Sth AUST.

Did they recognise you when you walked in?? Whoโ€™s the chick digging out the bin, She with you?๐Ÿ˜‚

Thats got to be in the top 5 fastest one way miles in history, nothing to be ashamed of, and its a beautiful machine too.

That's an absolute classic rosco. Btw I've found an old car mag from 1990 with your story in it if wanna see it drop me a personal message โ˜บ

Love this car!!! Such good times working on AI3

got lovely pics of my kids sitting in your car back when it was in your garage. hopfully it's the second fasted aussie car soon ๐Ÿ’‹

Great museum that one. Probably the best in Oz at the mo.

The car hasnโ€™t aged a bit ๐Ÿ˜

She still looks great!

Still my favourite looking Aussie Invader.

Still a great memory today Rossco

more cool stuff

Scott Chapman

Jon Gidney

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Australia's World Land Speed Challenger Rosco McGlashan and Australia's World Water Speed Challenger Dave Warby compare notes in the Spirit 2 Workshop ๐Ÿ˜€ old friends with many stories. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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When is Dave going have a crack at the Record

Legends go get em guys go the aussies !!!!!

Now be fair let him come over sit YOUR car one day.

A beautiful boat!!

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3 weeks ago

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Great to catch up with David Warby and Spirit 2 whilst over in the East Coast.Australia's World Land Speed Challenger Rosco McGlashan and Australia's World Water Speed Challenger Dave Warby compare notes in the Spirit 2 Workshop ๐Ÿ˜€ old friends with many stories ... See MoreSee Less

Great to catch up with David Warby and Spirit 2 whilst over in the East Coast.

 

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again more cool stuff

Graham Scott...I don't see you in these photo's?

On Thursday evening I was guest speaker at the annual dinner for the Aviation Engineering community within the Royal Australian Navy. This was held at HMAS Albatross in Nowra NSW. It was a great night and our project was well received by the engineers, pilots and officers. ... See MoreSee Less

On Thursday evening I was guest speaker at the annual dinner for the Aviation Engineering community within the Royal Australian Navy. This was held at HMAS Albatross in Nowra NSW. It was a great night and our project was well received by the engineers, pilots and officers.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Slick cat in a slick suit Rosco ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช

Australian drivers punching above their weight, with wins in Formula 1 and Indy 500. Add to that David Warbyโ€™s world water speed record attempt soon, and we are a force to be reckoned with. ... See MoreSee Less

Australian drivers punching above their weight, with wins in Formula 1 and Indy 500. Add to that David Warbyโ€™s world water speed record attempt soon, and we are a force to be reckoned with.Image attachment

 

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Appears we have land, sea and air covered, with Matt Hall winning the Japanese Red Bull air race. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

What about Matt Hall, he won the Japanese Red Bull air race

well Warby senior owns the water record already, would be great to see it broken,espacially by another Warby

Was a cool win to see. Look forward to seeing what the invader has for the record. Keep up that good work down under.

Add to that Aussie Invader soon as well

Hey you forgot about Matt Hall winning the Redbull air race yesterday too

And, in case nobody noticed, Jason Doyle is the current World Speedway Champion.

Indy "lucky" Warby needs much more than "luck" Water is THE ONE. Best Wishes.

Certainly is a great time for Aussies in motorsport we just need to get that LSR ......

Reading the comments, it looks like you Aussies will have a double hat trick soon.

Punching above their weight..... you are kidding I hope. These guy's are setting the bar.

Don't forget Alex Peroni.

Not a truer word written

Lets hope Dave makes it a hat trick.

Yes yes yes

Let's just win everything and own the water and land records too ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿค˜

Mick Doohan, without a doubt THE greatest bike racer ever. And I'm a Brit! (y)

We need to add Gavin Mannings Diesel Arrow to the list going for the Diesel Truck land speed record ๐Ÿ™‚

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4 weeks ago

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Another day of testing for our mates David, Ken and Spirit 2 crew. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Warby Motorsport - Spirit 2 - The Fastest Team on Water
TAKE2 for SPIRIT2 Live on the National News!! Weโ€™ve been pipped by a puppy in the wall...twice!
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Warby Motorsport - Spirit 2 - The Fastest Team on Water

PLEASE SHARE - see us at the 2018 Hot Rod & Street Machine Spectacular.... Perthโ€™s Claremont Showground 16/17th June. ... See MoreSee Less

PLEASE SHARE - see us at the 2018 Hot Rod & Street Machine Spectacular.... Perthโ€™s Claremont Showground 16/17th June.

 

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How many Million you needing to get the record done Roscoe?

Amazing Roscoe ,miss our quiet cup of tea at Summernats been way too long. every success with your latest challenge

This car will smash the record

Awesome ride Roscoe!!! I canโ€™t wait to see you give it a go

cant wait to see this at the Perth motor show

Shared with pride!

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1 month ago

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Warby Motorsport - Spirit 2 - The Fastest Team on Water

 

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Magnificent and it appears so stable. I wouldn't like to ski behind it though ๐Ÿ˜‚. Well done and you are a credit to Aussie skill and determination. I wish you every success in your record attempt. Back to back records with Aussie Invader would be great because you guys have worked so hard for so many years both teams deserve to WIN ,๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ

All packed up and wonโ€™t see the light of day until the next show.... WA HOT ROD SHOW 16th - 17th June at the Perth Claremont Showground. ... See MoreSee Less

All packed up and wonโ€™t see the light of day until the next show.... WA HOT ROD SHOW 16th - 17th June at the Perth Claremont Showground.

 

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Rosco's first phase of the build process is completed. Now they plan to show the car around to raise funds for the Record attempt. When they have enough funding is when they will plan a date for the attempt. In the meantime, tell your friends and family how they can personally get involved supporters club and get your name on the car. The sooner that happens, the sooner they can light the wick. This is one of the most amazing challenges going on anywhere on the planet today. Get behind Rosco and his team. Tell your work colleages and bosses to sponsor these guys and become a part of Australian history ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ aussieinvader.com/1000-mph-club/#donate

How did it go? Saw some impressive photo's. Was there much interest.....hope so. I keep sending your pic's all over the World. Hope you don't mind.

You wont need the poster on the side if you cut a hole in the container ๐Ÿ™‚

Please light the wic soon anticipation is a bitch

When are you planning on making an attempt?

Reef Group driver Ross looks pretty happy too!

I'm following you guys cause faster is always cool !!

see you there ๐Ÿ‘

See you there.

Iโ€™ll be there

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2 months ago

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Looks fantastic. The tail fin looks small though (in comparison to your competition). Whatโ€™s the rationale for that?

Did you invite any government officials for a photo opportunity Rossco? ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿคฃ

Looks even bigger than bloodhound! Also dare I say it a bit more primitive.

When's the big day Rosco.??

Just beautiful. If it's as fast as it is beautiful, it's a screamer.

Is that a steering fin on top of the car where the canards are located?

What an absolutely incredible machine Rosco! Looking forward to seeing the world record run! GO FAST

Just an awesome piece of work by a dedicated speed freak down under.Can't wait until he turns it loose.

Looking awesome Rosco and team. I love the tailfin. Looks much more in proportion to your competition, and I love the 2 cameras forward and backwards, very clever design ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ

Lookin good there Rosco .. car looks ok as well, looking forward to catch up at the hot rod show .. see ya then.

It looks fantastic Rossco, hopefully you get the funding you need to start testing soon๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Keep the dream alive boys!!!!!

just to cool

Dean, remember these guys from the Melbourne Motor Show when we were kids? This thing is next level!

Exposure, brilliant!

Oh mate, Iโ€™m going to turn for you

Great photos.

Steve Lovell this is a good pic of the wheels

Dave

Blackhawk Chef

Loon Allan Pick

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Good to see the car out and about. Did a couple of STEM presentations to Rossmoyne SHS covering Bloodhound, the Land Speed Record and Australia's part in that history. They where definitely excited to know that somewhere close by you where developing something the country could be proud off. Glad to see you are getting to work on developing the car and not fighting the bureaucracy.

Rosco good to catch up this afternoon at 3.40pm once more, last time 7 years back, we now have some feel of the goal, with you!!!!!

Go Rosco good luck with everything, Love Bet ,( Chrises) Mum

Hi Rosco, looking good....the car I mean. Oh you too.๐Ÿ˜€

Need a diecast of your car ๐Ÿ˜

Luv to catch up with you as well Rosco cheers mate

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2 months ago

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Big thanks to Adrian from Motec and his great company for providing our in car displays. ... See MoreSee Less

Big thanks to Adrian from Motec and his great company for providing our in car displays.Image attachment

 

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Looking good with the union flag on there

Good luck with your venture Rosc cheers keith Moffatt and Rod Gardiner mullaloo

Can we see the cabin, or is that in confidence at the moment?

Insight Business

2 months ago

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How close can the general public get to those cars? They donโ€™t seem to be answering my question, and I canโ€™t take my kids into the vip area.

That lot, not too bad, but 'no cigar shape' in sight!!

Luke Wenman should take Ollie on Saturday. He would love the cars. You can show him the Aussie invader ๐Ÿ™‚

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Well the car is revealed tonight. Iโ€™m sure there will be a lot of good pics soon.

 

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I'd love to go and see it, but I'm not paying the organisers money to get in to what is a large dealership. If the cash went to you guys, I would at the drop of a hat.

where is it and how long will it be on display

How do your balls fit in such a small small space? Do they have their own restraint system? Cuz they gotta be huge!

Please remind us what is on at the Convention Centre and when. Cheers sorry if I missed it already but would be great to get the kids there for a look.

How does it fit in that container rossco good luck on the record u got this mad man from wa let get nasty

The ONLY reason I am going to the show is to see the Aussie Invader 5R.

"CONGRATULATIONS" on getting her together Rosco and team. The Challenger 5R has certainly faced a lot of those; challenges!! Wishing you every success and GOOD LUCK; we all need a bit of that ๐Ÿ˜

She looks beautiful, Rosco. Great job, Bud.

Awesome!! Now THAT looks like a land speed car.. with all due respect to the Poms car, this looks RIGHT ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ

Awesome human with the most awesome car. Watch out Pom's !

When will you be in South Australia??

looking great there Rosco now to go and get that world speed record ๐Ÿ™‚

Amazing looking beast. I love the look.

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Hope you create lots of interest and sponsors

I actually have a question : how do you plan to test this beast? Directly at full power? Is there a way to throttle the engine power?

That is one beautiful beast

Itโ€™s a shame we will never get to see the 3 beasts together ๐Ÿ˜ข Or even all 5 (where is AI4 btw?)

What a great picture, looking forward to seeing it tomorrow.

It looks awesome, great work to all involved getting the car to this point, looking forward to seeing it run.

Looks amazing guys Congratulations Good luck Rosco & Team ๐Ÿ‘

She looks stunning........!

Looks awesome team Rosco, great job guys

Looks awesome Rosco congratulations and good luck :))))

Looks awesome!๐Ÿ˜Ž

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Whenโ€™s it going to be finished ?

Are you guys planning to run this at Lake Gairdner next March?.

I love the caution signs warning about the drogue chutes...standing behind a rocket of that size clearly offers no hazard in its own right!

Injector plate looks similar to the F1 rocket design

Its a party in the rear ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

Hurry because when the record is 1000mph it could be "unbeatable"...

Should be able to cook some sausages in there ๐Ÿ˜™๐Ÿ˜‰

Caution your about to get scorched lol ๐Ÿ˜†

Your injector plate is showing ๐Ÿ˜ณ

Light her up. Let's go.

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2 months ago

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Myself and Mark Read who has worked with me for 9 years on this project. Heโ€™s was leaving for Singapore in 2 hours, but managed to share the moment we had the car in place, for its 1st public outing in a few days time. ... See MoreSee Less

Myself and Mark Read who has worked with me for 9 years on this project. Heโ€™s was leaving for Singapore in 2 hours, but managed to share the moment we had the car in place, for its 1st public outing in a few days time.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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The car is enormous! Long means stable right!?

Brilliant! When do test runs begin?

Thats so awesome Rosco, amazing effort and you have a great team mate to have 9 years together. Racing is hard work, the results on "sunday" are literally a fraction of what goes on for weeks, months or even years before. Good luck legend!

My word, that looks incredible. What a beauty. Great to see the car in the open at last. Now, letโ€™s see you light the rocket. When do you think that might be?

Well done. Didn't realise its size when I saw It in the workshop a while ago. I am looking forward to seeing it all painted up on the weekend.๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž

Stuart Rowland itโ€™s pretty massive.

Well done chaps. Looking forward to seeing it run.

A great selfless effort on the project Mark. See you in Singapore ๐Ÿ˜œ

Our neighbour Rosco. Great work. Norma & RobโœŒ๏ธ

Looking good fellas! Canโ€™t wait to see the videos when you do a run ๐Ÿ‘

Good luck Rosco and team

So wish i could make it but at V8s all weekend

Canโ€™t wait too see it run guys๐Ÿ‘

It just needs fuel now.

Coming for a look see.

Now that's one big streamliner

well done guys

Truly impressive ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Beautiful!

Andrew Lapworth Brenton Lapworth

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ITโ€™S BIG! This is the first time the true size of the car can be seen outside of the workshop. Thatโ€™s a 40ft container behind with both doors open!!! ... See MoreSee Less

ITโ€™S BIG! This is the first time the true size of the car can be seen outside of the workshop. Thatโ€™s a 40ft container behind with both doors open!!!

 

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whens are you guys going for the record?? and will it be in Australia? Dad & I be there with bells on to see this thing go supersonic

Where is this taken, ie where is the car atm?

That was suppose to be goods ๐Ÿ˜€

Aussie invader where can we see this

How far from running it Rosco

Would love to see it next to something like a commodore or falcon, just for that extra size reference ๐Ÿ‘

Great to see this, Congrats Everyone, Is engine development dependent upon Fuel Type and Supply or has that hurdle now been resolved ? Perth Convention Centre Exposure gotta be a good thing.

Looking the goods guys, gotta feel a bit sorry for whoever has to set up their display near that Great job peoples

Close to 60 ft overall?

Dad would have loved to have seen this Aussie Invader Lois Arthur!

Good stuff Rosco, Definetly will have a look this weekend ๐Ÿ‘

Looks awesome Rosco Iโ€™m hoping I can get to see you run this time, I remember have a beer with at the sergeant Mess

Cant wait 2 c it run

Exciting times ahead. I will catch up soon and give you all the gods. ๐Ÿ˜€

Hi Rosco you dont realise how big it is until you put it against the container

Bloody wow. Gives it some perspective. Well done getting it there.

Donโ€™t be scratching it with sandpaper ...

Congratulations on getting it this far Rosco, it looks fantastic!

Looks great , looking forward to seeing it run

Fire it up, and kick arse

Congratulations Rosco! Sheโ€™s a beauty.

That's one flash gofer Rosco ๐Ÿ‘!

On ya Rosco ๐Ÿ‘

looking good boys x

See you Sunday

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2 months ago

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do you need another truck for the nose and front wheel assy

Well done. Hope your effort creates much intrest in the project.

How cool is that??!!!!!

Great to see,, You are a God Damm legend. Cheers, Mate!!!

Looking good Rosco ๐Ÿ‘Œ

Callum

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2 months ago

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Is it going for a run or a beauty parade?

Light up the engine. Might not fit but would be the fastest sea container on earth!

Us next week Roslyn Jan & Saamiul Bashar

Where is it going to run?

Roscoe has a Big Smile on his face so what ever is happening there it must be a good thing.๐Ÿ™‚

Good to see the car out in the daylight

Looks awesome! You've got to be a bunch of happy boys. Well done.

Wow Rosco it bloody huge. Canโ€™t wait to see it good luck with the show hope all goes well xxxx

Jon Marsden and Roz,Did it start out as a solar powered project and just got bigger??๐Ÿ˜Š

Look awesome Rosco I be there that the show it great you see you again mate looking forward to see the big blue rocket

Iโ€™ll be there to cheer you on mate ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ

Good luck Rosco

Good luck Rosco. ๐Ÿ‘

hope to get to the show roscoe

Looking awesome matey ๐Ÿ‘

V Impressive ๐Ÿ™‚. Love ya work mate

Looking awesome matey ๐Ÿ‘

Looks like love. โค๏ธ

Hope to c this at the show. Cheers Keith Moffatt. Mullaloo

Callum

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2 months ago

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The container arrives ready to be loaded with the car for the Motor Pavilion Show in Perth on 3rd-6th May. Thanks to Reef Transport. ... See MoreSee Less

The container arrives ready to be loaded with the car for the Motor Pavilion Show in Perth on 3rd-6th May. Thanks to Reef Transport.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Congratulations on this great milestone.

Reef are a great mob! They have moved containers for me on a few occasions

Been following you guys since 2012. This is so exciting. Hey Rosco, any chance my son and I could zip over from Brissie one day and check this beast out or are you too busy??

Good luck with the display. Hope you get LOTS of interest.

Troy Saltmarsh

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What a legend... Paul Ferraro from Parins who painted our car is seen here doing some touch up work before its first major outing at the Motor Pavilion Show in Perth from 3rd-6th May. Learn more at www.motorpav.com.au. ... See MoreSee Less

What a legend... Paul Ferraro from Parins who painted our car is seen here doing some touch up work before its first major outing at the Motor Pavilion Show in Perth from 3rd-6th May. Learn more at https://www.motorpav.com.au.

 

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Iโ€™d love to come along, but $55 a ticket ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ข

Which pavilion will aussie invader be in ? Is it the higher price ticket pavilion?

have fun getting it out the garage.๐Ÿ˜œgood luck to all involved๐Ÿ’‹

Belinda Tuppen we should go to this

Should have painted it red.

Do you need any volunteers there Risco

Brian Ferraro

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2 months ago

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We will be there when you attempt the record 100%

I didn't see the ATO logo on the side Rosco. lol. Bet you loved Four Corners this week. Onwards and upwards mate. Can't wait for that record to be yours.

When is thing going to run?

Early signs say bloodhound will be ready to be tested October desert ready test speeds estimated 500 mile an hour the race is on!!!

Great to see Aussie companies sharing the vision.

what is the 111 with the rabbit ?

You guys really are an aussie inspiration of never say die attitude . .. I grew up down the road from rosco and really hope you guys get the record you deserve it. Great to see people sponsor real dreams! Go you good thing !

Great stuff. We should all support the companies that support this great Aussie effort!

Coming together beautifully!

Can we still get our names on the car?

Wow, professional workmanship and supporters!

Itโ€™s ok , but where do you put the luggage ??

It looks fast just sitting there.

Well done mate looks good

Looks great Ros, coming along nicely

Rad guys so cool ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž

Looks awesome!

Will your team be able to achieve what spirit of America couldn't. Get ready boys the Brits are coming good luck everyone..........

Jack W McClure

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Nice piece on a famous car and legendary racer.

Strange Inheritance
More than 20 years after legendary drag racer Mickey Thompson was gunned down, his son Danny Thompson inherited the โ€œChallenger IIโ€ and is driven to capture the world land speed record in his dadโ€™s old car.

In 2016, Danny clocked an average speed of 406.7 mph driving 'Challenger II', just a hair faster than his fatherโ€™s time back in 1960, and making him one of only a dozen racers to break 400 mph in a piston-powered car. fxn.ws/2GtBjJy
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Kept up his progress from the rebuild, breaking the 400mph barrier and crash, and rebuild again... forum.competitionplus.com/showthread.php?t=10953

Ben Roberts

3 months ago

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Getting on with some of the
smaller but necessary jobs. Barry has just finished labelling his wiring loom and dash controls and Chris has made a storage box for the canards.
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Getting on with some of the
smaller but necessary jobs. Barry has just finished labelling his wiring loom and dash controls and Chris has made a storage box for the canards.Image attachment

 

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How long till we smash the record rossco

Well done to all. Small steps on the big stage.

What generation would this car be ?

Nice work Chris

Well done guys

It will be great when your car obliterates the brits. I'm pulling for you.

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Chris being the resourceful chap he is, has made a neat box to stop the nose tip being damaged in transit. ... See MoreSee Less

Chris being the resourceful chap he is, has made a neat box to stop the nose tip being damaged in transit.

 

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What size is the box for the rest of the car? ๐Ÿ˜

He is a handy guy to have around

nice work chris!

Or a witches hat box

3 months ago

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We have now launched our new website... http://aussieinvader.com/Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Is this the previous bloodhound project? achieving 1000kmph? ๐Ÿ™‚

Have you done low-level speed test yet will you be in time for the challenge against the bloodhound ?

Looks great, when do you run?

Look out battery boy is coming after you, just ask him how good he is.......Mind you I haven't seen anything more than a chassis yet ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

Thatโ€™s a proper looking land speed car. Or is it a bike? 3 or 4 wheel?

Rather aero dynamic

ya gonna need more bandwidth - Resource Limit Is Reached The website is temporarily unable to service your request as it exceeded resource limit. Please try again later.

nice one team , sharing to Land Speed Racing group on FB

Have been a very long time since had a beer with you bud Best of everything on the salt Rossco Cheers Alan

Magic images, so totally impressed with the amount of Corporate support listed on the Website.

That is absolutely amazing. You will smash that record xxxx

How are they going to check the tyre pressures with those aluminium tyres??? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค” hehe jokes aside lookin great guys looks fast can't wait ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€

Hey Rosco. Haven't seen you for 26 yrs. How's life treating you. Kids must be grown ups like mine.

Nice one mate, see you soon

Absolutely mental Rossco! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Looks fast...

Hang in there mate, looking good ๐Ÿ‘

That looks flasher than a rat with a gold tooth , good luck Rossco!๐Ÿ˜„

Looks like the Blue Flame

Very Fast Is Very Cool!

Nice one Rossco!!

wow nice design

Looking good Rossco.

Gerald Rico bro, look at the wings we machine. ๐Ÿคจ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Gill Woolfe

Sexy looking car

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Great video about Spirit of Australia. I used to race jet cars with Ken and his team, and count him as a great friend and inspiration.This video shows the history from Ken Warby's early days through today. Not many people realise just how "built in the backyard" Kens boat was. This video wi... ... See MoreSee Less

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are you still shooting for south africa considering the recent govt in-sighted racial strife??

Ken I met you as a kid at Hornsby boys club I will never forget

One of the great all time land speed record images of Thrust SSC, with a brave Andy Green driving, approaching the speed of sound. You can clearly see the sound waves compressing and start to hit themselves, and that is what creates the sonic boom you hear as you go through the speed of sound. ... See MoreSee Less

One of the great all time land speed record images of Thrust SSC, with a brave Andy Green driving, approaching the speed of sound. You can clearly see the sound waves compressing and start to hit themselves, and that is what creates the sonic boom you hear as you go through the speed of sound.

 

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I all so have this photo I got it for the man who took this photo i was there that day what a historic day

That has got to be my favorite car picture of all time! And Andy Green is one cool customer behind the wheel. And, he's not done yet!

I have a lot of time for the fact that Aussie Invader and Bloodhound have respect for each other. I hope both teams have a chance to run the cars competitively and both manage to break the current record and the sound barrier decisively....then there'll be some real competition!

Once machined a set of disc brakes for a project called thrust ssc back in 93/94, years later discovered this was the job.

Love the image - can't wait to see aussie invader's go rosco

Awesome photo

Ferdy, like the one you have in the shed

British technology

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Apologies to anyone thatโ€™s been to the website recently. It hasnโ€™t been updated for a while. This is due to the platform being hard to maintain and not mobile compatible. The good news is we should have a new up-to-date, mobile compliant website being rolled out in about a week. ... See MoreSee Less

4 months ago

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Nose back on after fitting the canards.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Hi Rosco, when is the web site going to be updated?

Like a shark

Looks great!!!

Starting to look like the real thing now Rosco........

Coming together mate - how much more to go?

Andy Neal can it be done with electric?

Looks great, All coming together now.

"Look fast, GO fast!" (Y)

WOW!! Looking awesome team

smooth

Thatโ€™s sweet ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

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Big thanks to Compac Marketing and Clint at CGFX for producing our 40โ€™ container banner and for ABC Containers, REEF Group and especially DiCandilo Steel for sponsoring the production costs. ... See MoreSee Less

Big thanks to Compac Marketing and Clint at CGFX for producing our 40โ€™ container banner and for ABC Containers, REEF Group and especially DiCandilo Steel for sponsoring the production costs.

 

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Great to see things moving forward so well. Keeper up Mate!

Looks the goods amazing

Woohoo

Thatโ€™s huge ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ‘

Nice Rosco

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4 months ago

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Canards fitted and installing nose cone bulkheads.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Are the canards passive like those tried on early Mig jets?

Cant wait 2 c u smash the record

Excellent ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

These land speed cars are works of art, even more so under the skin.

Spectacular go get em rosco

Looking sharp Rosco

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The floating canards are now at our workshop and will be fitted this week. Full story tomorrow in our newsletter update. ... See MoreSee Less

The floating canards are now at our workshop and will be fitted this week. Full story tomorrow in our newsletter update.

 

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Compliments to Kentin Engineering.

Looks good Rosco. Are you going to put a spline in the center somewhere to make adjustments?

Reminds me of a Skeg on a boat motor.

Klingon weapon from Star Trek!!

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