NEW 200-MILE RECORD.
The 200-miles world record which has been held for a considerable time by Kaye Don has now fallen to Jack Lunfee, who made a successful series of attacks at Montlhery, on a 2-litre Grand Prix Sunbeam.
His average speed for the entire distance was 117.65 m.p.h., his running time being 1 hour 41 minutes 59 seconds.
In covering this distance, Dunfee also annexed a number of records in class E. These were :-100 miles International Record at an average speed of 117.34 m.p.h., One Hour International Record at an average speed of 117.488 m.p.h., and 200 kilometres International Record at an average speed of 117.55 m.p.h.
F’erodo linings were used on Mr. Dunfee’s Sunbeam in ins record achievement reported above.