Race for the fastest car on the planet


A team in Perth, Australia, is developing what it hopes will be the fastest car on the planet - so fast, that it can travel at more than 1,000mph (1,609km/h).

But they are not alone in trying to reach the record as BBC correspondent Duncan Kennedy explains.

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