By John Rockhold
As I mentioned last week in I Went 84 MPH in a Wood Gas Truck, Wayne Keith has raised the bar for official land speed via wood gas. On Sept. 14, 2011, Wayne participated in the Bonneville Salt Flats World of Speed time trials. His best speeds came in his third and last run:
0.2 mile: 48.9 mph
0.5 mile: 62 mph
1 mile: 73 mph
That's Wayne holding the official ticket. Here are some videos for your viewing pleasure.
Read more about wood gas and Wayne Keith:
I Went 84 MPH in a Wood Gas Truck
Wood Gas! Wood Gasification Powers This Truck
John Rockhold is a green car enthusiast and Contributing Editor for MOTHER EARTH NEWS. Find him on Google+.