Who set the first land speed record in car racing?

Answer The first land speed record was set by Count Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat on December 18th, 1898 near Paris, France. His Jeantaud car, which featured a single electric motor and alkaline batteries, ... Read More »

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What is the biggest new world monkey&also the noisiest land animal in the world?

The howler monkeys of Latin America range in size from 1-1/2 lbs. at birth to up to 33 lbs. Formerly belonging to the primate family Cebidae, they have recently been reclassified into the family At... Read More »

What is the record wind speed?

The highest natural wind speed ever recorded on planet earth was 231 mph, observed on April 12, 1934 at Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire. The record 231 mph wind gust occurred during a... Read More »

What happened to Hurricane Ike's wind speed over water and land?

As Hurricane Ike made landfall in Galveston, Texas, at 2:10 a.m. CDT on Sept. 13, 2008, the storm had sustained wind speeds near 110 mph. However, at 5 p.m., CDT, when Hurricane Ike was traveling o... Read More »

What is the speed record for a top fuel dragster?

Doug Kalitta's speed of 333.25 miles per hour (533 km per hour), which was recorded on November 9, 2003, is the record for a top fuel dragster. The fastest quarter-mile time for a top fuel dragster... Read More »