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Engineer Builds The Fastest Jet-Powered Engine Go-Kart & Brakes The World Record

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Britain’s Tom Bagnall has always enjoyed making new things and has always been passionate about engineering.

source/image(PrtSc): Guinness World Records

Which explains why he was keen to be the person to set the Fastest speed in a jet-propelled go-kart after joining a jet-car team as one of the pit crew.

He spent 12 months helping putting the machine together with fellow engineer Andy Morris – who designed it.And he holds the Guinness World Record for creating the world’s fastest jet–propelled go-kart after hitting a speed of 180 kilometres per hour.

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Though the zippy track time appeared quite seamless, the road to the record-breaking time was not always easy.There’s been quite a few up and downs along the journey, mainly things setting on fire, blowing up or exploding – it’s all a big learni