Just in time for track and field events to begin this weekend, the Cincinnati Zoo’s cheetah, Sarah, has shattered the previous record and is officially the fastest of all land mammals. She ran a 100-meter in 5.95 seconds — nearly four seconds faster than Usain Bolt.
Speed Racer fans can channel their racing enthusiasm into something concrete: The team behind the North American Eagle is trying to break the world landspeed record, and they need a driver. It could be you! Just send an email - 400 words about your racing background, and a photo - to email@example.com, and you could become the face (and driver) of the North American Eagle team’s effort to bring the record back to continent for the first time since 1983.
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