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Ernest Eldridge

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Ernest Arthur Douglas Eldridge (18 July 1897 – 27 October 1937) was a British racing car driver who broke the world land speed record in 1924. [1]

52 relations: Altoona, Pennsylvania, Amilcar, Anzani, Atlantic City, New Jersey, Austin 7, Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry, Baccarat (card game), Brentford, British Red Cross, Brooklands, Car, Cecil Kimber, Chrysler, Douglas Hawkes, Edgware, Factoring (finance), Fiat A.12, Fiat Automobiles, Fiat Mephistopheles, George Eyston, Grand Prix motor racing, Hampstead, Harrow School, Harry Miller (auto racing), Hotchkiss et Cie, Indianapolis 500, Isotta Fraschini, Jarvis of Wimbledon, Kensington, Knights Hospitaller, Land speed record, Louis Zborowski, Magic Midget, Malcolm Campbell, Maybach, MG Cars, Michelin Man, Middlesex, Panhard, Pneumonia, Powerplus supercharger, Ratier, Riding mechanic, Rockingham Park, Rolls-Royce Limited, Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2, Sopwith Grasshopper, Speed of the Wind, Stag Lane Aerodrome, Supercharger, ..., World War I, 1926 Indianapolis 500. Expand index (2 more) »

Altoona, Pennsylvania

Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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The Amilcar was a French automobile manufactured from 1921 to 1940.

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Anzani was an engine manufacturer founded by the Italian Alessandro Anzani (1877–1956), which produced proprietary engines for aircraft, cars, boats, and motorcycles in factories in Britain, France and Italy.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City is a resort city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, known for its casinos, boardwalk, and beaches.

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Austin 7

The Austin 7 is an economy car that was produced from 1922 until 1939 in the United Kingdom by Austin.

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Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry

Autodrome de Montlhéry (established 4 October 1924) is a motor racing circuit, officially called L’autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry, located south-west of the small town of Montlhéry about south of Paris.

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Baccarat (card game)

Baccarat or baccara is a card game played at casinos.

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Brentford is a town in west London, England, historic county town of Middlesex and part of the London Borough of Hounslow, at the confluence of the River Brent and the Thames, west-by-southwest of Charing Cross.

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British Red Cross

The British Red Cross Society is the United Kingdom body of the worldwide neutral and impartial humanitarian network the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

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Brooklands was a motor racing circuit and aerodrome built near Weybridge in Surrey, England, United Kingdom.

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A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.

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Cecil Kimber

Cecil Kimber (1888–1945) was an automobile engineer, most famous for his role in being the driving force behind the MG car company.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (commonly known as Chrysler) is the American subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an Italian-American automobile manufacturer registered in the Netherlands with headquarters in London, U.K., for tax purposes.

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Douglas Hawkes

Wallace Douglas Hawkes (11 September 1893 – 2 August 1974) was a British motor car designer, businessman and racing driver.

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Edgware is a district of northern Greater London, in the London Borough of Barnet.

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Factoring (finance)

Factoring is a financial transaction and a type of debtor finance in which a business sells its accounts receivable (i.e., invoices) to a third party (called a factor) at a discount.

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Fiat A.12

The Fiat A.12 was a six-cylinder liquid-cooled in-line engine with a bore of 160 mm and a stroke of 180 mm, giving a capacity of just under 22 liters, with variants producing between 245 and 300 horsepower at 1,700 rpm.

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Fiat Automobiles

Fiat Automobiles S.p.A. (originally FIAT, lit) is the largest automobile manufacturer in Italy, a subsidiary of FCA Italy S.p.A., which is part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (previously Fiat S.p.A.). Fiat Automobiles was formed in January 2007 when Fiat reorganized its automobile business, and traces its history back to 1899 when the first Fiat automobile, the Fiat 4 HP, was produced.

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Fiat Mephistopheles

The Fiat Mephistopheles (known in Italian as Mefistofele) is a one-off racing car created by Ernest A.D. Eldridge in 1923 by combining a Fiat racing car chassis and Fiat aeroplane engine.

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George Eyston

Captain George Edward Thomas Eyston MC OBE (28 June 1897 – 11 June 1979) was a British racing driver in the 1920s and 1930s, and he broke the land speed record three times between 1937 and 1939.

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Grand Prix motor racing

Grand Prix motor racing has its roots in organised automobile racing that began in France as far back as 1894.

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Hampstead, commonly known as Hampstead Village, is an area of London, England, northwest of Charing Cross.

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Harrow School

Harrow School is an independent boarding school for boys in Harrow, London, England.

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Harry Miller (auto racing)

Harold Arminius Miller (December 9, 1875 – May 3, 1943), commonly called Harry, was an American race car designer and builder who was most active in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Hotchkiss et Cie

Société Anonyme des Anciens Etablissements Hotchkiss et Cie was a French arms and, in the 20th century, automobile manufacturer first established by United States gunsmith Benjamin B. Hotchkiss.

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Indianapolis 500

The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, United States, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Isotta Fraschini

Isotta Fraschini is an Italian motors brand historically known for the production of cars as well as trucks, and engines for marine and aviation use.

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Jarvis of Wimbledon

Jarvis & Sons Limited were South London-based motor dealers for Morris and MG, and latterly coachworks providing special bodies for various car chassis until after World War II.

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Kensington is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, West London, England.

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Knights Hospitaller

The Order of Knights of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem (Ordo Fratrum Hospitalis Sancti Ioannis Hierosolymitani), also known as the Order of Saint John, Order of Hospitallers, Knights Hospitaller, Knights Hospitalier or Hospitallers, was a medieval Catholic military order.

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Land speed record

The land speed record (or absolute land speed record) is the highest speed achieved by a person using a vehicle on land.

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Louis Zborowski

Count Louis Vorow Zborowski (20 February 1895 – 19 October 1924) was an English racing driver and automobile engineer.

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Magic Midget

The Magic Midgets were a number of record-breaking 750cc "midget" MG cars of the 1930s.

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Malcolm Campbell

Major Sir Malcolm Campbell (11 March 1885 – 31 December 1948) was a British racing motorist and motoring journalist.

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Maybach Motorenbau is a defunct German car manufacturer that today exists as a sub-brand of Mercedes-Benz.

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MG Cars

MG, the initials of Morris Garages, is a British automotive marque registered by the now defunct MG Car Company Limited,The M.G. Car Company Limited, incorporated 21 July 1930.

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Michelin Man

Bibendum, commonly referred to in English as the Michelin Man or Michelin Tyre Man, is the symbol of the Michelin tire company.

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Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.

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Panhard is a French manufacturer of light tactical and military vehicles.

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Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli.

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Powerplus supercharger

The Powerplus is a design of supercharger that was used to boost the performance of car engines in the 1930s.

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Ratier-Figeac is an aircraft components manufacturer in Figeac, France.

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Riding mechanic

A riding mechanic was a mechanic that rode along with a race car during races, and who was tasked with maintaining, monitoring, and repairing the car during the race.

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Rockingham Park

Rockingham Park was a horse racing establishment in Salem, New Hampshire, in the United States.

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Rolls-Royce Limited

Rolls-Royce was a British luxury car and later an aero engine manufacturing business established in 1904 by the partnership of Charles Rolls and Henry Royce.

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Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2

The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2 was a British single-engine tractor two-seat biplane designed and developed by the Royal Aircraft Factory.

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Sopwith Grasshopper

The Sopwith Grasshopper was a British two-seat touring biplane built by the Sopwith Aviation and Engineering Company at Kingston upon Thames in 1919.

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Speed of the Wind

Speed of the Wind was a record-breaking car of the 1930s, built for and driven by Captain George Eyston.

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Stag Lane Aerodrome

Stag Lane Aerodrome was a private aerodrome between 1915 and 1933 located in Edgware, London, UK.

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A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the pressure or density of air supplied to an internal combustion engine.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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1926 Indianapolis 500

The 14th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes Race was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, May 31, 1926.

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