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Lamborghini Gallardo: Blind Belgian sets new speed record with 308.78km/h

Lamborghini Gallardo Luc Costermans
Definitely our news of the day: a blind Belgian has set a new speed record with a Lamborghini Gallardo doing 308.78km/h or 192 mph. Awesome!

Belgian Luc Costermans has broken the world blind road speed record, on an airstrip in France.

Mr Costermans topped 308.78km/h (192 mph) while driving a Lamborghini Gallardo supercar at Istres, near Marseille, in southern France.

Mr Costermans thanked his co-pilot Guillaume Roman, saying: “”I’m very, very happy. It’s a team effort.”

Mr Costermans took the record from Briton Mike Newman, whose BMW M5 reached 268km/h three years ago.

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Source: BBC