At Brooklands, England, G. E. T. Eyston drove a supercharged M. G.
Midget car 96.93 m.p.h. for one mile, breaking the world's record
held by Speedster Sir Malcolm Campbell. On crawling out of his Midget,
Driver Eyston said he was disappointed because he had not gone 100
m.p.h., blamed a hoodoo.
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