On Wednesday the 13th of August 2014 Mike Newman once again broke the world blind land speed record driving a Nissan GT-R at an incredible 200mph. Mike and the team would like to thank our sponsors without whome this record would not have been possible many thanks Scan Computers, NVIDIA, Endless, Litchfield Motors, Bullet Offshore Racing, Casio, BDG Products, BDG Automotive, Datron, Hedcamz, Jigsaw Medical the Litchfield Crew and special thanks to Elvington Airfield
A BLIND daredevil is attempting to smash his own record by driving solo at 200mph in a supercar. Dad of two Mike Newman, 52, set the world land speed record by driving a Porsche GT2 at 186mph while guided by a navigator over a radio link.Click here to read the full press release.
Mike drives with Vicky Butler Henderson, Fifth Gear programme presenter.
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Here are our forth-coming venues and dates for our disability awareness track car events. Speed of Sight would like to extend an invitation to you or anyone associated with you who would like to take part in our track car experience.
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DAREDEVIL Mike Newman has become the fastest blind man on both land and water...Read More
Mike took back his Blind Land Speed Record with an average speed of 186mphAchieved 24th September 2013
Mike sets the first Blind Water Speed Record with an average of 93.58 mph.Achieved 1st November 2013