(1885–1948), English motor-racing driver. In 1935 he became the first man to exceed a land speed of 300 mph (483 kph). He also achieved a water-speed record of 141.74 mph (228 km/h), in 1939. His son Donald (Malcolm) (1921–67) was also a motor-racing driver, and in 1964 achieved a speed of 276.33 mph (445 km/h) on water and 403 mph (649 km/h) on land. He was killed attempting to break his own water speed record.
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