The Land Speed Record 1940 - 1962

by R.M. Clarke

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The Land Speed Record 1940 - 1962 - Front Cover

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The Land Speed Record 1940 - 1962 is a portfolio of 48 reports on how the Land Speed Record was raised from 369 mph to 394 mph by John Cobb in the Railton Mobil Special.

Also featured are record attempts by Donald Campbell in Bluebird, Mickey Thompson in Challenger I and Craig Breedlove in 'Spirit of America', and much more. Plus expert comment by David Tremayne.

General information on Brooklands Books

Brooklands Books Ltd "Road Test" books provide a wide range and collection of road tests, comparison tests, new model introductions, long term tests, and other articles taken from the world's leading motoring magazines. The Racing Book series contain a collection of contemporary race reports that tell the stories of some of the greatest motor races in the world. Included are summaries and results, and hundreds of photographs. Each book has 172 pages with over 300 illustrations.

product details

  • Publisher: Brooklands Books Ltd (UK)
  • ISBN: 1855205165 (1-855-20516-5)
  • ISBN-13: 9781855205161 (978-1-855-20516-1)
  • Format: Softback, 140 pages
  • Date Published: 08-05-2000


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