## mathematics in sport

**Andy Green**, Royal Air force pilot and Oxford maths graduate, is gearing up to break his own land speed record in Bloodhound SSC, a supersonic car designed to reach speeds of up to 1000mph. He tells

*Plus*about the challenges — and the maths — behind this engineering adventure.

**Ben Evans**explains how maths is used to build this car.

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