When you think land-speed records, you usually think Lamborghini or Ferrari. You think Bonneville Salt Flats and Frank Lockhart and rocket-powered super cars that go 500 mph, or even 763 mph, as Andy Green did in 1997.
What you don't think of, however, is a man named Bob Cleveland, who holds the land speed record on a lawnmower, clocking in at a remarkable 80.792 mph on Bonneville Salt Flats in July, 2006. But Cleveland, who built the lawnmower himself, has competition now.
Don Wales, the grandson... READ ON