Tag: Speed Record

That Time Lincoln Built a Land-Speed Mark VIII and set a 182 MPH Record at Bonneville – Daniel Strohl at Hemmings

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Believe it or not they actually did, it still exists and will be auctioned at Mecum soon!

Read Daniel Strohl’s article here at Hemmings

More details on the Bonneville effort can be found here

 

 

 

McKenzie’s Auburn Speedster Dry Lakes and Cross-Country Runs (From the Old Motor)

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I love this article from  the excellent Old Motor

Bob McKenzie behind the wheel of this Auburn Speedster may have started the his 20-plus year-long career of setting cross-country and city-to-city record runs. His timing might have been perfect as, during the very depths of the Great Depression, he and others made a living of setting records for automakers and suppliers.

Read the article here