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Is This the World's Fastest Tag?

Holly Richmond
Tuesday, Apr 05, 2011 at 10:00 AM

Bloodhound Tag

 

The world’s highest Tag might be in Wyoming at 10,450 feet, but what about its fastest? That may well be rocketing across the desert at 1,000 miles per hour on the side of the Bloodhound, a supersonic car. “We are pushing the limits and inspiring our young engineers and scientists with our incredible car,” writes Project Director Richard Noble on the Bloodhound site. His team will be shooting for a world record in 2012 and taking Tag along for the ride.

 

So how did a Tag get on the side of the Bloodhound, anyway? It’s all thanks to Cosworth, an international advanced technology supplier. Cosworth partnered with the Bloodhound gang (no, not that Bloodhound Gang) to supply what is essentially a rocket engine for the vehicle. Here’s the artwork that’ll appear on the side of the car’s fuselage – the Tag points to Cosworth’s homepage for now, but they plan to point it to a project page in the future:

 

Cosworth

 

Spiffy! Know of a faster Tag? If you have, let us know and we’ll feature you here on the blog! Get in touch in the comments below or on Tag’s Facebook or Twitter pages. And, while not every Tag can hit 1,000 MPH, there are plenty of other hot ideas to think about.

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