January 26, 2007

Today in Automotive History

1906 : Wogglebug steams competition

The General Lee evades the law once moreAmerican driver Fred Marriott set a new land speed record of 127.659mph in his steam-powered "Wogglebug" at Ormond Beach, Florida. It was the last time that a steam-powered vehicle would claim a new land speed record.

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