Castrol Rocket pilot announced.

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    TOMCATRage against the machine

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    Guy Martin , English Isle of Man racer will be piloting the Castrol Rocket. Keen to return the Land Speed record to the UK he reckons. He's mad enough to do it :D
     
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    1olbullRiding Motor Since 1951

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    When?
    Is it at the Black Rock Desert in Gerlach, NV?


    Edit: I learned it was to be at the Bonneville Salt Flats in August!
     
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    August 2015 , and will be at Bonneville.
     
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    DEcosseIf it's no Scottish it's CRAP!

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    WooHoo!!!
    Awesome news

    http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/racing/guy-martin-land-speed-record-triumph-bonneville-400-mph/

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    (Cockpit still has former pilot Jason DiSalvo name on photos above)

    And here is Guy trying it out for size :D

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    What happened to the old pilot?
     
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    DiSalvo .. perhaps being Italian he ... well .... chickened out :D
     
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    JUST had twins and is not racing this year
     
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    I'll be there at Bonneville in August for 5 days. I will be crewing for a friends team going for a Thruxton record and also a world record for a ZX14.
    I was hoping the Castrol Rocket was going to be there.
     
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    DEcosseIf it's no Scottish it's CRAP!

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    ^ Major envy! :cool:
     
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    TELL that to VALENTINO ROSSI
     
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