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Bid for world land-speed record


Two British men are preparing to break the world land-speed record for a wind-powered vehicle, named Greenbird.

Eco-entrepreneur Dale Vince OBE and engineer Richard Jenkins will try to beat the current record of 116mph at Lake LeFroy in Western Australia.

Dale Vince has told BBC News about the attempt.


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