5; '301.129 m.p.h.: Sir Malcolm Campbell
's own story,' The Motor, 29 October 1935, p.
This year celebrates the 90th anniversary of Sir Malcolm Campbell
achieving the 150mph at Pendine Sands and to mark the occasion it was the location of a low-speed demonstration run with Sir Malcolm's grandson, Don Wales, in the driving seat.
Bluebird set three land speed records: 133.75mph in 1922 driven by Kenelm Lee Guinness; 146.16mph in 1924 driven by Sir Malcolm Campbell
; and 150.76mph in 1925 driven by Campbell
Last to do so was Britain's Sir Malcolm Campbell
when his Rolls-Royce powered Bluebird clocked 276mph in 1935.
| LAND SPEED RECORD BROKEN ON BEACH BETWEEN MARSKE AND SALTBURN Sir Malcolm Campbell
gained the world speed record on land and on water at various times during the 1920s and 1930s in his famous Blue Bird.
The first is why one of Sir Malcolm Campbell
's Blue Bird cars visited the Armstrong Siddeley factory which used to be in Parkside, Cheylesmore, Coventry.
"The rivalry between Sir Malcolm Campbell
, father of Donald, and Sir Henry Segrave is the stuff of legend.
Dunlop also played a crucial role in the glamorous Land Speed Record battles between the war years when Sir Henry Segrave's Golden Arrow vied with Sir Malcolm Campbell
's Bluebird and the American challengers.
ROLLS-ROYCE is paying tribute to Sir Malcolm Campbell
and his water speed record breaker Bluebird with its latest bespoke collection.
Sir Malcolm Campbell
's recordbreaking Blue Bird car was fired up last week for the first time in more than 50 years.
The Phya-bird Soapbox paid homage to Britain's land speed pioneers, such as English speed icon Sir Malcolm Campbell
Don Wales, the grandson of Sir Malcolm Campbell
who last weekend failed to break the record UK land speed record for an electric car on Pendine Beach.