The owner of Kestrel Beer buys an original 1930’s Riley Kestrel, with the intention of restoring it and then breaking the land-speed record. This series follows the events from restoration to record day.
Meet Nigel McNally and the team from Kestrel Beer who has hopes of breaking the land speed record in a restored 1930’a Riley Kestrel 9.
The record attempt is only one week away and everything seems to be on track, until the results of a dyno test put a spanner in the works.
The official press launch of The Flying Kestrel at legendary racetrack, Santa Pod. The Kestrel team is joined by Victor Riley of Riley Cars, and celebrity Rachel Riley.
Record Day – The transformation is complete and it’s time for The Flying Kestrel to be put to the test. But has the team gone too far too fast?