Hennessey Venom GT

On February 14, 2014, the Hennessey Venom GT set a new world speed record for 2-seat sports cars by reaching a top speed of 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h). The world record speed run was performed at the Kennedy Space Center on the 3.22-mile Space Shuttle landing runway.

Brian Smith, Director of Miller Motorsport Park, drove the Venom GT to its record speed.

Source: Hennessey Press

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