The Land Speed Record 1898-1919

The Land Speed Record 1898-1919

R.M. Clarke

Format: Paperback, 140 Pages
ISBN: 9781855205130
Size: 8 x 10.75 x 0.375
Weight: 0.06 lb.
Published: Sep. 17, 2000
Price: $24.95
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This portfolio of reports tells how the first Land Speed Record of 39.24 mph was set in 1898 by Count de Chasseloup-Laubat in an electric Jeantaud. And how, by 1919 the record had been officially pushed up to 124.10 mph by the likes of Jenatzy, Rolls, Vanderbilt, Serpollet, Ford, Rigolly, Marriott, Oldfield, Duray, Hornsted and other courageous souls.
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