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139MPH Steam powered land speed record car
Donald Campbell Sets Land Speed Record at 403mph (1964). Campbell was a British speed record breaker who is the only person to have set both world water and land speed records in the same year (1964). On 17 July 1964, Campbell set a new world land speed record of 403.10mph for a four-wheeled car (Class A) at Lake Eyre, Australia. He was however ...