George Eyston’s Thunderbolt – Land Speed’s Missing Monster

Thunderbolt was a British Land Speed Record holder of the 1930s, driven by Captain George E.T. Eyston. Between 1937 and 1939, the competition for the Land Speed Record was between two Englishmen: Captain Eyston and John Cobb. Thunderbolt’s first record was set at 312.00 mph (502.12 km/h) on 19 November 1937 on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Within a year Thunderbolt returned with improved aerodynamics and raised its record to 345.50 mph (556.03 km/h) on…

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Voxan and Max Biaggi take aim at the electric motorcycle land speed record

With The VOXAN Brand, Gildo PASTOR, President Of VENTURI Automobiles, Is Looking To Set A New World Record For An Electric Vehicle. This Is A New Challenge For The Electromobility Pioneer, Which Is Aiming To Break The Current Speed Record In The “Electric Motorcycles Propelled By The Action Of One Wheel In Contact With The Ground, Partially Streamlined, Under 300…

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