LAND SPEED RECORD 1931 Malcolm Campbell hits a new world record with 246 mile an hour clip in Daytona Beach, Florida. Driving his thundering bluebird over bumpy sands, British speed demon fails to touch his unofficial mark of 265 mph, but exceeds 231 hung up by the late Sir Henry Segrave two years ago.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:06:00, No Audio
AUTO RACING ACCIDENT - 1932 Auto racing season opens in Roby, Indiana with a spectacular crash as Dick Kroger and Bill Brooks collide. The dust clears on Kroger's flattened car as people rush to his assistance and carry him to an ambulance. The judges abruptly terminate the race leaving Billy Arnold in the lead.
PIKES PEAK AUTO RACE - 1932 Careening at breakneck speed over hairpin twists and turns auto racer Glen Schultz sets a new record as he captures the annual Pikes Peak Hill Climb in 16 minutes and 37 seconds to win the Penrose Trophy.
SKYSCAPER SPEEDWAY Traffic jams force wee auto trials on sky high speedway. In New York, NY K. L. Morehouse, Detroit race driver, guides a flask-size car around the chin rest of a building 18 stories in the air, and is finally able to sneer down on bigger rivals who chased him and his machine off the streets and to a tall track. He spent 3 1/2 years constructing the vehicle.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:11:00, No Audio
MONACO GRAND PRIX French ace wins 3rd annual 200-mile grand prix thriller in Monaco, Monaco. Scores of Europe's most daring auto drivers speed over a twisting uphill course in a sensational race won by Chiron. Cars careen around hairpin turns as drivers fight for the lead in a breath-taking contest in the picturesque municipality on the Mediterranean.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:05:00, No Audio
BABY RACERS INDY DERBY - 1933 Little boys compete in a novel race on the Indianapolis speedway for the 1933 "Baby Racer's" cup using grownups to power their cars. Five-year-old Brichard Frazee savors his victory with a slug of pure milk.
MONACO GRAND PRIX - 1933 During the annual Monaco Grand Prix drivers whip through the streets of Monte Carlo at dizzying speeds taking on hairpin curves, narrow streets, tunnels and more in one of the most scenic and dangerous racing venues in the world.
ALL AMERICAN SOAP BOX DERBY - 1955 It's the annual All American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio where winners of local soap-box contests from all over the U.S. and many foreign countries meet for the grand prize. Heat after heat zooms down the 975-foot runway with the crown going to 14-year old Richard Rohrer of Rochester, N.Y.
Date: August 14, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:09:00, With Audio
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