Transport: 276.8 M. P. H.

Ever since he shot his $180,000 Bluebird over a measured mile at 272.108 m. p. h. two years ago, lean, hawk-nosed Sir Malcolm Campbell has longed to be the first man to break 300. Back at Daytona Beach last fortnight he made a "test run," reached only 233 m. p. h. when his cowling broke, forced him to stop. Next day he hit 270, decided to await better conditions for a real speed attempt. One afternoon last week fire sirens wailed all over Daytona, brought 50,000 people running to the beach.

Sir Malcolm...

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