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Aussie Invader - World Land Speed Record Challenger

Aussie Invader - World Land Speed Record Challenger

Aussie Invader 5R - Australia’s World Land Speed Record Challengers official Facebook page.

If anyone has been waiting to buy a signed hardcopy, we have just received 10 from a new supplier.

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Looking to bring a few out in first half of August, please retain a dozen copies 👍✨

Got mine! Great read so far!

For some time we have wanted to check out a possible race site in South Australia's north-west region around the top end of our land speed record setting salt lake, Lake Gairdner. We cannot use a salt lake as our wheels won’t gain traction on a salt surface, which is as hard as concrete when dry. Why do our wheels need traction if we are not putting power through them? They must stay in sync with the chassis on both acceleration and more so on de-acceleration. If the wheels cannot all spin up and down at the same rate as the chassis when it is in motion, then we are fighting 4 x 140 kg gyros. This is the problem we experienced racing on salt in a past life, and I believe we are the only team ever to travel at over 1000 km/h, when setting a record on salt on solid wheels with no tyres, and it was a constant battle and terrifying. Our dedicated longtime crew of Keith and Jenny Lovatt, Trevor and Vonny Menzel and I wanted to do some investigative work on a location called Island Lagoon. Guess what it was perfect a week before our visit and flooded on arrival. LSR racing is not for sissies! Thanks team for your huge effort and the thousands of
kilometres driven. Let’s revisit when the gods are kinder!
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For some time we have wanted to check out a possible race site in South Australias north-west region around the top end of our land speed record setting salt lake, Lake Gairdner. We cannot use a salt lake as our wheels won’t gain traction on a salt surface, which is as hard as concrete when dry. Why do our wheels need traction if we are not putting power through them? They must stay in sync  with the chassis on both acceleration and more so on de-acceleration. If the wheels cannot all spin up and down at the same rate as the chassis when it is in motion, then we are fighting 4 x 140 kg gyros. This is the problem we experienced racing on salt in a past life, and I believe we are the only team ever to travel at over 1000 km/h, when setting a record on salt on solid wheels with no tyres, and it was a constant battle and terrifying. Our dedicated longtime crew of Keith and Jenny Lovatt, Trevor and Vonny Menzel and I wanted to do some investigative work on a location called Island Lagoon. Guess what it was perfect a week before our visit and flooded on arrival. LSR racing is not for sissies!  Thanks team for your huge effort and the thousands of
kilometres driven. Let’s revisit when the gods are kinder!Image attachmentImage attachment

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The Budweiser car at Bonneville in 1979

If you can’t find somewhere suitable in Australia (and I can understand your wish to do it at home) then Hakskeen Pan in South Africa is probably still okay. Bloodhound spent weeks getting locals to clean it of a huge number of stones and last time I looked for them it was still perfect. As it floods every summer it is flattened and cleaned naturally every year. The infrastructure is also excellent as we installed fast broadband and good power in the locality. Good luck.

Any smaller test runs scheduled in the near future to see if everything works?

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This is the highest the Audiobook has ever been ranked. Please don't forget we still have some promo codes to allow you to download for FREE. Message or email us for more details. 👇 ... See MoreSee Less

This is the highest the Audiobook has ever been ranked. Please dont forget we still have some promo codes to allow you to download for FREE. Message or email us for more details. 👇

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I didnt realise it was in audio book form... do I message the page or email?

Well deserved recognition guys. 👏

Do you have an Audible.com or Audible.co.uk account? If so Audible has kindly given us 25 FREE codes to share with our followers. If you would like to listen to our audiobook "ROSCO The Fastest Aussie on Earth," please email rosco@aussieinvader.com and we will send you a unique code. All we ask is that you leave a good review on the Audible/Amazon site. Please can you share this post with your friends and followers? ... See MoreSee Less

Do you have an Audible.com or Audible.co.uk account? If so Audible has kindly given us 25 FREE codes to share with our followers. If you would like to listen to our audiobook ROSCO The Fastest Aussie on Earth, please email rosco@aussieinvader.com and we will send you a unique code. All we ask is that you leave a good review on the Audible/Amazon site. Please can you share this post with your friends and followers?

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Aussie Invader - World Land Speed Record Challenger I couldn't find a way to contact you on your website. I have one question about your book that I believe is unsuitable for public posting. I would appreciate if you email me so I can ask it. Many thanks bookmytyphoon23@gmail.com P.S.: Please note that I don't use messenger

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Kickstarting my morning. ☕️

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Great conversation piece for any workplace 👌

My wife Cheryl and I were privileged to be invited by the Hon Roger Cook WA’s Premier Community Cabinet Breakfast this morning. It was a great gathering of his Ministers and special guests. Our favourite politician, Caitlin Collins MLA, gave a brilliant speech about the many goals they had achieved for their community. It was great for me to receive a few mentions, talk to Premier Roger Cook and rub shoulders with some of our state’s most outstanding citizens. #wacommunitycabinet ... See MoreSee Less

My wife Cheryl and I were privileged to be invited by the Hon Roger Cook WA’s Premier Community Cabinet Breakfast this morning. It was a great gathering of his Ministers and special guests. Our favourite politician, Caitlin Collins MLA, gave a brilliant speech about the many goals they had achieved for their community. It was great for me to receive a few mentions, talk to Premier Roger Cook and rub shoulders with some of our state’s most outstanding citizens. #wacommunitycabinetImage attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

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They should be honoured to rub shoulders with you Rosco. They might realise how true Aussie grit, handwork and determination works om society. Keep it going mate. Bloody legend

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