CAPTAIN EYSTON UNPACKS "THUNDERBOLT" CAR British speed king Captain George Eyston unpacks his 3600 horsepower "Thunderbolt" in preparation of beating his earlier speed record of 312 m.p.h. Observer POV of the dashboard reveals numerous dials and controls that will be used to track its speed.
UNSER WINS PIKES PEAK AUTO CLASSIC AGAIN Speed king Louis Unser wins the annual Pike's Peak auto classic for the 4th year in a row. The race features a dizzying climb up the Colorado mountain on icy winding roads and hairpin curves. Great aerial of the view and the impossible race course.
NEW JERSEY DIRT TRACK AUTO RACE & ACCIDENT The drivers hit high speeds and fight to keep control of their vehicles on a dirt track at a Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey auto race. One car goes out of control and veers off into the crowd scattering unfortunate fans. It's a dusty sport and the winner savors his triumph while downing a bottle of water.
JOHN COBB TESTS NEW SPEED RACER Speed racer John Cobb sets his sights on breaking the world's land speed record of 345 m.p.h. just set by Captain Eyston. His new Napier-Railton car looks like something from the future as it's prepared for and taken on a test run across the Bonneville, Utah salt flats.
EYSTON SETS 345 M.P.H. LAND SPEED RECORD British racing ace Captain George Eyston prepares for a new world speed mark as his car "Thunderbolt" is painted black and the track prepared on the Bonneville, Utah salt flats. Driver POV of the sand blurring by as Eyston breaks his last speed record with a new one for 345 m.p.h.
FRENCH INVENT THE MINI-CAR A Paris inventor comes up with a solution for parking and getting through traffic quickly--a tiny road-flea automobile. Crowds gawk as the drivers steps out of the futuristic looking car then carries it to a parking space.
WASHINGTON D.C. PLANE CRASH KILLS TWO Twisted metal and burned automobiles are all that's left after Lieutenant Colonel Leslie MacDill and Private J.G. Gloxner perish in a plane crash in Washington D.C. The men were attempting a forced landing when they lost control.
NEW WINDSHIELD TESTED FOR CARS A new larger windshield is tested in hopes of increasing driver safety through increased visibility. Driver POV looking out through the new window at traffic and scientists running tests and taking measurements.
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