Author Topic: George Eyston sets a land-speed record of 345 mph on this date in 1937  (Read 1756 times)

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Its British history so I thought this might just fit here.
Pretty amazing machine with  two Rolls-Royce V-12 aircraft engines rated at 2,350 hp each.
Its record speed was  345.49 mph -- a record that stood for a year, until fellow Brit John Cobb broke it a year later. You have to remember it was 1937 lol
Current record is also by a Brit. Andy Green reached 763.035 miles per hour (1,227.986 km/h!!)



https://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/august-27-george-eyston-sets-land-speed-record-132300066.html