Speed Duel: The Inside Story of the Land Speed Record in the Sixties

Speed Duel: The Inside Story of the Land Speed Record in the Sixties

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The quest for the land speed record in the 1960s and the epic rivalry between two dynamic American drivers, Art Arfons and Craig Breedlove.

"Interesting and complex. . . .The best job I've seen done on the subject so far."

-- Craig Breedlove

Until the 1950s, the land speed record (LSR) was held by a series of European gentlemen racers such as British driver John Cobb, who hit 394 miles per hour in 1947. That record held for more than a decade, until the car culture… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Firefly Books (December 23, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 360 pages

File size: 911 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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