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The Land Speed Record, 1898-1919 - R. M. Clarke

The Land Speed Record, 1898-1919

By: R. M. Clarke (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st May 2000
ISBN: 9781855205130
Number Of Pages: 140

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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.

ISBN: 9781855205130
ISBN-10: 1855205130
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 140
Published: 1st May 2000
Publisher: Brooklands Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.0 x 19.05  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.43