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Campbell, Sir Malcolm,

1885–1949, English automobile and speedboat racer. A racing enthusiast from boyhood, Campbell set many speed records for motorcycles, airplanes, automobiles, and motorboats and in 1931 was knighted for his accomplishments. Driving his famed automobile Bluebird at Bonneville Flats, Utah, in 1935, Sir Malcolm was the first to reach the 300 mi (483 km) per hr mark. He then turned to speedboat racing and in 1939 set a new record of 141 mi per hr. Donald CampbellCampbell, Donald Malcolm,
1921–67, British automobile and boat racer. The son of Sir Malcolm Campbell, from whom he inherited his passion for assaulting speed records and his mechanical inclinations, he helped to design a hull that would not disintegrate at speeds over 200
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Bid id to build new ew gea earbox ox for re rec eco cord rd-d-bre rea eaki king 192 924 24 car AN APPEAL has been launched to fund restoration of an iconic Midlandbuilt car - driven to three world records by Sir Malcolm Campbell.
Yesterday marked exactly nine decades since Sir Malcolm Campbell achieved a world land-speed record of 150mph at Pendine Sands in his 350hp car.
THIS year celebrates the 90th anniversary of Sir Malcolm Campbell achieving a new World Land Speed record of 150mph at Pendine Sands, South Wales, in his 350hp Sunbeam.
ACTOR Idris Elba has broken the historic Flying Mile UK landspeed record set by Sir Malcolm Campbell in 1927.
Malcolm Campbell, 25, perished along with 28 colleagues when a methane gas explosion ripped through the New Zealand mine in November 2010.
1932: Malcolm Campbell (pictured) in Bluebird beat his own land speed record at Daytona Beach by reaching 253.
1932: Malcolm Campbell in Bluebird beat his own land speed record at Daytona Beach by reaching 253.
1932: Malcolm Campbell beat his own land speed record at Daytona Beach by reaching 253.
Heptares Therapeutics, the clinical-stage GPCR structure-guided drug discovery and development company, is delighted to announce that the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 has been awarded to Miles Congreve (Vice President of Chemistry), Fiona Marshall (Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder) and Malcolm Weir (Chief Executive Officer and co-founder) for the seminal contributions to GPCR drug discovery made by Heptares Therapeutics since the company was founded in 2007.
1935: Malcolm Campbell became the first man to travel at 300 miles per hour on land when he powered his Bluebird to a new world record of 301.
According to Rolls-Royce, Sir Malcolm Campbell established a world-record speed of 126.
ROYCE is paying tribute to Sir Malcolm Campbell and his Waterspeed.