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Program from a 1935 dinner honoring Sir Malcolm Campbell, sent to sirmalcolmcampbell.com by Terry Widger, who received it from his grandparents. The drawing below was included inside.



Painting by F. Gordon Crosby


From "Speed on Salt" by George Eyston and W. F. Bradley
Bluebird at speed on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, September 1935.




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From the February 1957 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine.



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On Sept. 3, 1935, Campbell set his final land speed record, averaging 301.13 miles per hour for two runs in opposite directions at Bonneville. This flag, autographed in pencil, commemorates the event. It was purchased in 2004 for display on this site.
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Front Page, The New York Times, Sept. 4, 1935

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In 1935, Sir Malcolm exceeded 300 miles per hour at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. He then turned his attention to speed records on water.











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