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First Land Speed Record
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Photo Courtesy of Thrust SCC Programme LTD.On December 18th, 1898 Count Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat (the "Electric Count") set the world's first official land-speed record near Paris. The new record was set in his electric Jeantaud automobile at a hair-raising speed of 39.245mph (62.8 kph). The car employed a single electric motor and alkaline batteries. Many historians regard the Jeantaud to be the first automobile to be steered by a modern steering wheel in... [more]

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White Zombie Blasts Past 12.2 Second Mark

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