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    Default ot----Stapp Speedster-----1932

    frenchman Rene Stapp builds rocket shaped motor car to challenge speed record held by Malcom Campbell

    design specifies three radial aircraft engines of 9 cylinders each---drive
    stated as electric power --800 hp--to axle

    vehicle burns in trial run french riviera 1932

    further proof---the French invented everything


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    I love it! Scenes of a man wearing what appears to be an overcoat and fedora hat driving a land speed record vehicle through Paris(?) traffic.

    Tom B.

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    22,000 rpm from a recip aircraft engine?

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    Why the spare tire ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by digger doug View Post
    Why the spare tire ?
    Not quite enough room for a spare engine.

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