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Published on September 3rd, 2015 | by Subhash Nair

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Today in Automotive History – 3 September

Today is a really special anniversary for speed freaks all over the world because in 1935 the land speed record game changed forever. On this day, Sir Malcolm Campbell broke set a new land speed record on the Bonneville Salt Flats, becoming the first man to ever travel at over 300km/h in an automobile.

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He went on to break many other records and be one of the few speed record breakers to die of natural causes but this feat was without a doubt his most impressive. Well, at least to us.

 


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