COMCL172335 Burman, Bob

Burman, Bob

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Exceptionally talented American professional driver. Benz & Cie trusted him in 1911 their famous 200-PS-Record car. He made a number of world´s best performances with this car, that is 1 km with a flying start 226,7 km/hour, 1 Mile with a flying start 228,1 km/hour (absolutely highest speed of a road vehicle at that time), 2 Miles 225,9 km/hour. In the future he scored an American racetrack record for car without a speed limit above ¼, 1, 2, 3, 5 and 20 Miles.