New world speed records being set in the United States in 1933. People push race car on Daytona Beach. Sir Malcolm Campbell, a racing motorist drives his "Blue Bird" race car at Daytona Beach, Florida, setting a new speed record. Spectators stand at beach as they watch him. Campbell seated in his racing car as he smokes after the run. People stand around him. Garfield 'Gar' Arthur Wood, a racer using a racing boat named "Miss America X" sets a new world record to win Harmsworth Trophy for his speed run on the St Clair River near Detroit Michigan. View of Gar Wood smiling. From a November 10, 1958 newsreel recounting events 25 years prior.
New land and sea speed records are set in the United States. People gather in Daytona Beach, Florida. Sir Malcolm Campbell seated in his race car 'Blue Bird'. He drives the car on Daytona beach and sets a new record driving at the speed of 272 miles per hour. People cheer. Close view of him smoking a cigarette in the car after his speed run. Speedboat racer Garfield Arthur Wood seated aboard his speedboat 'Miss America' on the St Clair River near Detroit Michigan. He races the 5000 horsepower mahogany speedboat and wins the Harmsworth Trophy. Close up view of Gar Wood smiling after his race. From a November 10, 1958 newsreel recounting events 25 years earlier.
Malcolm Campbell sets a new auto speed record of 272 mile per hour at Daytona Beach, Florida. English racing motorist Malcolm Campbell seated in Blue Bird car. He drives the Blue Bird on a sandy beach. Spectators along the beach. A tire of the car is changed. People push the car. Campbell sets a new record of driving at 272 mile per hour. He smokes surrounded by people.
Stock car race at Daytona Beach Road Course in Daytona Beach,Florida. A large crowd of spectators gathered at the Daytona Beach Road Course. The 100 mile stock car race begins. Ray Hall of Atlanta wins the race.
A car race on the Daytona Beach Road Course in Daytona Beach, Florida. Cars parked at the beach. Spectators gathered to watch the race. The racing cars driven on the racing track. Water splashes as the cars are driven through water. A flag bearer declares the finishing of the race. Milt Marion is declared as the winner. Milt Marion in the racing car.
Stock car race in Daytona Beach, Florida. A large crowd of spectators gathered at the Daytona Beach Road Course. The stock car race begins. Some cars meet with accidents and crash and roll during the race.