Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Build You a Thunderbolt

Construction of George Eyston record car, the Thunderbolt, a six-wheeler designed for Bonneville Salt Flats. In this car, Capt. Eyston set three land speed records: 312.00 mph (502.12 km/h) on November 19, 1937; 345.50 mph (556.03 km/h) on August 27, 1938; 357.50 mph (575.34 km/h) on September 15, 1938.

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1 comment:

Pablo J. Álvarez said...

Thanks, I don´t know about it. Very nice photo.