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Steam car team eyes world record


A racing team has completed final tests on a British-built steam car ahead of a world speed record attempt in the US.

Driver Don Wales took the steam-powered vehicle to 80 mph on a test track in Hampshire as part of the road trials before the bid to beat the current speed record of 127 mph.


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