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ASSAULT I - 1959

Assault I

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SPEED RECORDS FOR ASSUALT I

 WORLD UNLIMITED CLASS

STANDING START KILOMETER

Old Record - 18.10 sec. @ 123.56 mph

New record - 16.82 sec. @ 132.94 mph

Driver - Calvin Rice

Driver - Mickey Thompson

Date - 1958

Date - May 14, 1960

Car - HRM Special

Car - Assault I

STANDING START MILE

Old Record - 25.96 sec @ 138.7 mph

New record - 24.12 sec @ 149.23 mph

Driver - Bernd Rosemeyer

Driver - Mickey Thompson

Date - 1937

Date - May 14, 1960

Car - Auto Union

Car - Assault I

INTERNATIONAL CLASS A

(over 488 cubic inch)

STANDING START KILOMETER

Old Record - 25.27 sec @ 88.52 mph

New record - 16.82 sec @ 132.94 mph

Driver - John Cobb

Driver - Mickey Thompson

Date - 1933

Date - May 14, 1960

Car - Napier Railton

Car - Assault I

STANDING START MILE

Old Record - 35.11 sec @ 102.52 mph

New record - 24.12 sec @ 149.23 mph

Driver - John Cobb

Driver - Mickey Thompson

Date - 1933

Date - May 14, 1960

Car - Napier Railton

Car - Assault I

 INTERNATIONAL CLASS B

(305 to 488 cubic inch)

STANDING START KILOMETER

Old Record - 18.10 sec @ 123.56 mph

New record - 16.85 sec @ 132.71 mph

Driver - Calvin Rice

Driver - Mickey Thompson

Date - 1958

Date - May 14, 1960

Car - HRM Special

Car - Assault I

STANDING START MILE

Old Record - 25.96 sec @ 138.7mph

New record - 24.01 sec @ 149.93 mph

Driver - Bernd Rosemeyer

Driver - Mickey Thompson

Date - 1937

Date - May 14, 1960

Car - Auto Union

Car - Assault I

 Source: Best Hot Rods Copyright © 1960 by Fawcett Publications. Inc.

 

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