J.R. COBB BREAKS MORE RECORDS AT BROOKSLAND.
J. R. COBB BREAKS MORE RECORDS AT BROOKLANDS.
Driving a 12 cylinder 10-680 c.c. Delage car at Brooklands on Tuesday morning, May 28th, Mr. J. R. Cobb succeeded in breaking three International Class A. records. These were the 50 kilometres, 50 miles, and 100 kilometres records, all of which were made from a standing start. His speeds were :-50 kilometres at 119.78; 50 miles at 119.42; and the 100 kilometres at ll 9-04 m.p.h. Mr. Cobb now holds seven International and British records in Class A. with the same Delage Car, having captured the British 5 kilometre record and the 5 mile, 10 kilometre and 10 mile International records at Brooklands little more than a month before. Mr. Cobb’s new records previously stood to the credit of M. Garfield, who:-c speeds for the distances, driving a 45 h.p. Renault car at Monthlery track in 1926, were 50 kilometres at 116.51 m.p.h., 50 miles at 117.14; and 100 kilometres at 117.36 rn,p.h.