Sir Malcolm Campbell


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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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Don Wales, grandson of Sir Malcolm Campbell, at Brooklands in Surrey with the Electric Bluebird.
lt;B Inset, Sir Malcolm Campbell set a record of 174.
Expected to make pounds 600,000, Bluebird at Bonneville is one of seven tributes to speed ace Sir Malcolm Campbell which formerly hung in Sir Terence Conran's Bluebird Club in London's King's Road.
RECORD BREAKERS: Sir Malcolm Campbell, who beat his own world land speed record at Daytona Beach on this day in 1932, pictured with son Donald who became a record breaker himself
Australia has held the title for 20 years but Britain has a long history of water speed greats, including the legendary Donald Campbell and Sir Malcolm Campbell.
The Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe Waterspeed is inspired by the spirit of speed pioneer Sir Malcolm Campbell
This is a sneak preview of the fabulous Bluebird electric car which is being unveiled this month by Don Wales - the grandson of the speed legend Sir Malcolm Campbell.
Mr Walsh's grandfather was Sir Malcolm Campbell who broke the world land speed record, in a car, at the same venue in 1924.
In 1964 Campbell, the son of speed ace Sir Malcolm Campbell, became the only man to set land and water speed records in the same year.
Speed record holder Sir Malcolm Campbell was among those who competed in races along part of the eight-mile route.
THE grandson of speed king Sir Malcolm Campbell is using Welsh expertise in an effort to build the world's fastest electric car.
Bluebird Electric, a fast electric car driven by Don Wales - grandson of former land speed record holder Sir Malcolm Campbell - is also on the list.