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Posted: 18 Aug 2014
A blind man did 200mph in a 1,000HP Nissan GTR
Earlier this week Mike Newman smashed his own world record for the fastest blind land speed record.
With the help of a guide -his Dad - in a chase car behind, Mike, a former banker who was born with glaucoma, managed to average 200.9mph over two runs at Elvington airfield, near York.
Mike, Top Gear salutes you.