RECORD BREAKERS
John Cobb

Cobb lived,his life largely in the shadow of Campbell and Parry-Thomas. He finally claimed the world land speed record in 1938 driving at 350 mph in a twin-engined Lion Napier Car at Bonneville Salt Flats; After the war he increased his record speed to 394 mph Cobb was killed trying to break the water speed record at Loch Ness in 1952.

Brian Lewis and John Cobb

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