Sir Malcolm Campbell with a Sunbeam racing car, Berlin, 1933.
© NMeM / Zoltan Glass / Science & Society Picture Library
Campbell, wearing goggles, stands by a Sunbeam 'Tiger' V12 racing car. English sportsman, world record breaker and racer Campbell (1885-1948) held both the land and water speed records from 1927 onwards. In 1935, he became the first man to break 300 mph on land at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah.