October 24, 2020

Land speed record attempt: Driver dies at Elvington airfield

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.css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}A driver has died during a British land speed record attempt.

The fatal accident occurred at Elvington Airfield, a former RAF base near York, Motorsport UK said.

It said the driver’s family had been informed and an investigation into the circumstances had begun.

North Yorkshire Police said it was called to the scene with the ambulance service shortly after 16:30 BST.