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napier railton

napier railton

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Napier Railton

Facts History Chassis Engine John Cobb Records

Quick facts about Napier Railton
Railton, Cobb, Nutting, Thomson & Taylor. Aero-engined racecar 600 hp 24 liters Great Britain, Brooklands RWD 2 ton

History
1933 Brooklands A loved car Speed Records Parachute testing Pandora and the flying dutchman

Chassis
Sturdy ladder frame Bare aliminum Single seater Gurney Nutting 2054 kg 4953mm 3302mm 1600mm 68 liters

Engine
Napier Lion XI W12 12 Cylinders 24 liters 530 bhp at 2350 rpm Moss 3 speed Push started

John Cobb
John Rhodes Cobb
 2 dec 1899 – 29 sep 1952  Esher Surrey  First victory  Many world records  Royal air force (group captain)  Awards (brave conduct and seagrave)  Loch Ness, the Crusader

Records
47 world speed records Standing and flying start Long distance records Circuit lap record Boneville Salt Flats Average speed

Sources
Brookland Museum Ultimate car page.com Supercars.net Wikipedia

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