Sun 23 Jun 2019 14:41

DKRFC’s place in History goes on, did you know that we have a direct link to the World Land Speed Record?

It appears that Between 1937 and 1939, the competition for the Land Speed Record was between two Englishmen: Captain Eyston and John Cobb.

Thunderbolt's first record was set at 312.00 mph (502.12 km/h) on 19 November 1937 on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Within a year Thunderbolt returned with improved aerodynamics and raised its record to 345.50 mph (556.03 km/h) on 27 August 1938.

So what has that got to do with DK? Well, “History Bob” has been on the case:

Go to: INFO – CLUB HISTORY


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