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Flying into the Record Books in the 'Bluebird'

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Flying into the Record Books in the 'Bluebird'

History | 16.01.2020

On July 17, 1964, Englishman Donald Campbell made motoring history by becoming the first person to break the 400-mile-per hour barrier in a wheel-driven vehicle. He needed less than 18 seconds to get it done. With the rubber ripped clean off his tires, Campbell piloted the jet-propelled Bluebird-Proteus CN7 over a 12-mile salt-flat track in Lake Eyre, Australia.

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