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Does anyone here know or know of Ed Voss? I stumbled upon this guys name and could only find this photo of the car. He is the current C/C production land speed record holder at 221.871 MPH at Bonneville. It would be cool to know more details and of course more photos...

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That tells us the aerodynamics of the car is good
 
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I have a friend who races at Bonneville. It is a demanding and EXPENSIVE endeavor. Chuck
 

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Very interesting story, but I don't understand this part:

"The years of endurance/average speed racing disappeared in 1935 when Sir Malcolm Campbell of Britain became the first man to break the 300 mile barrier on land with a speed of 301.129. The line was drawn."

Was there really a car that did 300mph in 1935?!
 
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