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Craig Breedlove with Spirit of America at Bonneville, 1964. (Courtesy Craig Breedlove)

Breedlove's second jet car, Spirit of America-Sonic I. (Courtesy Craig Breedlove

In October 1964, Breedlove set the record at 526.277 mph in his first Spirit of America streamliner. However, it was broken soon afterward.

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Craig Breedlove

Breedlove's next version of his vehicle, Spirit of America – Sonic I, reached 600.601 mph in November 1965, which wasn't bettered until 1970.

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Drag Racing - then and now · Wayne Thornton

When Craig Breedlove hit the salt in October 1964, Dean was there to document his attempt to reset the LSR and break the 500-mph barrier.

If you don't believe that this was the coolest guy this side of the Beatles in 1964, why did their archrival, the Beach Boys, release a record called Spirit ...

David Conwill on Mar 30th, 2017

Craig Breedlove tops 600 M.P.H..... Auto Racing, High Speed, Race

Nor do we see evidence that a similar proposed match race between Art Arfons and Billy Meyer, to take place a few years later, ever took place.

Craig Breedlove's - Aqua America looks a whole lot like Thrust SSC in concept.

Craig Breedlove's Sonic One Bonneville Salt Flats Cars Land, Drag Cars, Fast Cars,

Drag Racing - then and now · Wayne Thornton

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An ad promoting Breedlove shattering speed records in a production AMC AMX

Throttle Back Thursday Happy birthday Craig Breedlove

Drag Racing - then and now · Wayne Thornton

The Formula Shell (sponsored) rocket car tested at Bonneville. CRAIG BREEDLOVE

1994 – Craig Breedlove poses with his jet powered “Spirit of America” LSR in his Rio Vista, CA shop.

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One of Craig Breedlove's Rocket Cars is Up for Sale on eBay

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Land Speed Record - Craig Breedlove - Spirit of America jet car

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The History of AMC Motorsports: Trans-Am, Quarter-Mile, NASCAR, Bonneville and More: Bob McClurg: 9781613251775: Amazon.com: Books

Hemmings reports that Craig Breedlove is preparing to jump back into the land speed record game in an attempt to break through the 800 mph barrier.

Bidding starts at $120,000 and the car hasn't run for years—the rocket fuel for it is “no longer legal in the United States,” according to the seller—but ...

Don Long built (at least) 2 early rear engine fuelers which featured a T-tail rear stabilizer, a fin mounted vertically between the rear wheels with small ...

Drag Racing - then and now · Early Shirley

This 1962 drag race looks like a movie set

1964, Spirit of America land speed car on the Bonneville Salt Flats with Craig Breedlove

Land-speed record, drag-racing legend Art Arfons dies

Drag Racing - then and now · Wayne Thornton

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Craig Breedlove and the Spirit of America jet and rocket powered land speed record cars, Aqua America, Bluebird Art Arfons, Blue Flame, Buweiser rocket car.

Driver Craig Breedlove stands in front of the Spriit of America Speed Racer, Car And

We had a fine nitro hemi engine, built by Al Sharp, who built alot of nitro engines back then. If you look closely you will see the first set of aluminum ...

Craig Breedlove lights up Spirit of America II

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Craig Breedlove has had a need for speed ever since he was a kid. His love for all things mechanical only grew after he visited Bonneville for the first ...

Craig Breedlove with his fantastic creation Fast Cars, Drag Racing, Custom Cars, Jet

Craig Breedlove & Art Arfons Classic Motors, Classic Cars, Vintage Racing, Vintage Cars

Former land speed record holder Craig Breedlove reaches for his helmet prior to making his first

Craig (looking good) with the Shelby Cobra of Bonneville fame at the Simeone Museum

The Dragstrip at Heartland Park, Topeka. Wayne Thornton · Drag Racing - then and now

Craig Breedlove holding a model of Sprit of America ...

Spirit of America gets lifted out of the salt pond. The pond was only ankle

Jeff Gentry recently joined the 200 mph club in his land speed car.

Doug Rose drives Walt Arfons's Green Monster, the world's first jet dragster, which was built in 1959. (Courtesy of Akron Beacon Journal)

Craig guides the tow rig as his jet car is moved out of his dad's garage

Craig Breedlove at the press unveiling of the rebuilt Spirit, 1963

Moon's camera followed Breedlove's 1964 LSR attempt right through to its successful—and nearly fatal—conclusion. Dean's excellent composition leads the eye ...

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Terror And Triumph: Watch Craig Breedlove Become The Fastest Man In History While Nearly Being

CRAIG BREEDLOVE ROLLS OUT SPIRIT OF AMERICA 2 Drag Racing, Auto Racing, Car In

In 1993, John Andretti drove the Taco Bell Express Top Fuel Dragster for owner Jack Clark. He reached the semi-finals in his first national event at Atlanta ...

The Spirit of America: Land speed hero Craig Breedlove, 75, returns to smash 800 miles per hour barrier | Daily Mail Online

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1963 The Spirit of America turned in a record mind blowing 407 MPH with Craig behind the wheel. This was more than enough to bring home the coveted land ...

Wednesday, Oct 23, 1996 – Craig Breedlove races across the Black Rock Desert near Gerlach, NV, during the first test run of his jet-powered car “Spirit of ...

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Jet Car "Spirit of America" Champion Spark Plugs Original 1964 Vintage Ad Photo Craig

In this wonderfully retro 1963 film Craig Breedlove breaks the land speed record at the Bonneville salt flats, driving a jet car named Spirit of America.

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In 1965 Craig Breedlove took his amazing jet machine called the “Spirit of America” to a record breaking 600 miles per hour. Considered the first of the ...

Craig Breedlove And A Model Of Sonic One

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Speed Duel: The Inside Story of the Land Speed Record in the Sixties: Samuel Hawley: 9781554076338: Amazon.com: Books

Craig Breedlove Spirit of America after shearing 8 telephone poles.

Craig Breedlove Spirit II dragster

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Craig Breedlove's Spirit II Aero Dragster Drag Cars, Drag Racing, Hot Rods

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Craig Breedlove Spirit of America ... before they put a rear tail fin on

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Had Breedlove waited for rescue in October 1964, we wouldn't be publishing what would've been a tragic photo, indeed. Luckily, Craig swam free to celebrate ...

Nor do we see evidence that a similar proposed match race between Art Arfons and Billy Meyer, to take place a few years later, ever took place.

... Portrait of Craig Breedlove

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Walt Arfons, drag-race champion and race-car designer, dies at 96 - The Washington Post

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Craig Breedlove with Spirit of America at Bonneville, 1964. (Courtesy Craig Breedlove)

Breedlove's second jet car, Spirit of America-Sonic I. (Courtesy Craig Breedlove

Craig Breedlove SOA

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12X24 JET ENGINE TEST RETOUCHED Copy

Drag Racing - then and now · Big John

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David Conwill on Mar 30th, 2017

Breedlove's next version of his vehicle, Spirit of America – Sonic I, reached 600.601 mph in November 1965, which wasn't bettered until 1970.

In October 1964, Breedlove set the record at 526.277 mph in his first Spirit of America streamliner. However, it was broken soon afterward.

Craig Breedlove

An error occurred.

Drag Racing - then and now · Wayne Thornton

If you don't believe that this was the coolest guy this side of the Beatles in 1964, why did their archrival, the Beach Boys, release a record called Spirit ...

When Craig Breedlove hit the salt in October 1964, Dean was there to document his attempt to reset the LSR and break the 500-mph barrier.

Drag Racing - then and now · 2 x 2

Don Long built (at least) 2 early rear engine fuelers which featured a T-tail rear stabilizer, a fin mounted vertically between the rear wheels with small ...

Craig Breedlove tops 600 M.P.H..... Auto Racing, High Speed, Race

Drag Racing - then and now · Wayne Thornton

Craig Breedlove's Sonic One Bonneville Salt Flats Cars Land, Drag Cars, Fast Cars,

1784 Best Drag Racing - then and now images in 2019 | Car humor, Car show, Cool old cars

Nor do we see evidence that a similar proposed match race between Art Arfons and Billy Meyer, to take place a few years later, ever took place.

Wow! Bonneville and a Shelby Cobra - every mans dream come true

Craig Breedlove's - Aqua America looks a whole lot like Thrust SSC in concept.

Spirit of America 2014

An ad promoting Breedlove shattering speed records in a production AMC AMX

The Formula Shell (sponsored) rocket car tested at Bonneville. CRAIG BREEDLOVE

"Ultimate Speed" by Samuel Hawley "

Drag Racing - then and now · Wayne Thornton

Craig Breedlove and the Spirit of America jet and rocket powered land speed record cars, Aqua America, Bluebird Art Arfons, Blue Flame, Buweiser rocket car.

This 1962 drag race looks like a movie set

Land Speed Record - Craig Breedlove - Spirit of America jet car

Drag Racing - then and now · Early Shirley

1964, Spirit of America land speed car on the Bonneville Salt Flats with Craig Breedlove

THE CUT | DRIVETRIBE Rail Car, Nhra Drag Racing, Top Fuel, Funny Cars

Drag Racing - then and now · Wayne Thornton

One of Craig Breedlove's Rocket Cars is Up for Sale on eBay

Driver Craig Breedlove stands in front of the Spriit of America Speed Racer, Car And

Craig Breedlove lights up Spirit of America II

Craig (looking good) with the Shelby Cobra of Bonneville fame at the Simeone Museum

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The History of AMC Motorsports: Trans-Am, Quarter-Mile, NASCAR, Bonneville and More: Bob McClurg: 9781613251775: Amazon.com: Books

Craig Breedlove with his fantastic creation Fast Cars, Drag Racing, Custom Cars, Jet

Bidding starts at $120,000 and the car hasn't run for years—the rocket fuel for it is “no longer legal in the United States,” according to the seller—but ...

Craig Breedlove & Art Arfons Classic Motors, Classic Cars, Vintage Racing, Vintage Cars

The Dragstrip at Heartland Park, Topeka. Wayne Thornton · Drag Racing - then and now

Land-speed record, drag-racing legend Art Arfons dies

Craig Breedlove has had a need for speed ever since he was a kid. His love for all things mechanical only grew after he visited Bonneville for the first ...

1994 – Craig Breedlove poses with his jet powered “Spirit of America” LSR in his Rio Vista, CA shop.

Craig Breedlove at the press unveiling of the rebuilt Spirit, 1963

Craig Breedlove holding a model of Sprit of America ...

Moon's camera followed Breedlove's 1964 LSR attempt right through to its successful—and nearly fatal—conclusion. Dean's excellent composition leads the eye ...

In 1993, John Andretti drove the Taco Bell Express Top Fuel Dragster for owner Jack Clark. He reached the semi-finals in his first national event at Atlanta ...

craig-breedlove-part-time-fireman-speedster.jpg

Wednesday, Oct 23, 1996 – Craig Breedlove races across the Black Rock Desert near Gerlach, NV, during the first test run of his jet-powered car “Spirit of ...

Doug Rose drives Walt Arfons's Green Monster, the world's first jet dragster, which was built in 1959. (Courtesy of Akron Beacon Journal)

Craig Breedlove's Spirit II Aero Dragster Drag Cars, Drag Racing, Hot Rods

CRAIG BREEDLOVE ROLLS OUT SPIRIT OF AMERICA 2 Drag Racing, Auto Racing, Car In

Former land speed record holder Craig Breedlove reaches for his helmet prior to making his first

The Spirit of America: Land speed hero Craig Breedlove, 75, returns to smash 800 miles per hour barrier | Daily Mail Online

Craig Breedlove And A Model Of Sonic One

Jet Car "Spirit of America" Champion Spark Plugs Original 1964 Vintage Ad Photo Craig

In this wonderfully retro 1963 film Craig Breedlove breaks the land speed record at the Bonneville salt flats, driving a jet car named Spirit of America.

Spirit of America gets lifted out of the salt pond. The pond was only ankle

Craig guides the tow rig as his jet car is moved out of his dad's garage

... Portrait of Craig Breedlove

Craig Breedlove Spirit of America after shearing 8 telephone poles.

Craig Breedlove Spirit II dragster

Craig Breedlove Spirit of America ... before they put a rear tail fin on

Terror And Triumph: Watch Craig Breedlove Become The Fastest Man In History While Nearly Being

Drag Racing - then and now · Force clan

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Had Breedlove waited for rescue in October 1964, we wouldn't be publishing what would've been a tragic photo, indeed. Luckily, Craig swam free to celebrate ...

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Speed Duel: The Inside Story of the Land Speed Record in the Sixties: Samuel Hawley: 9781554076338: Amazon.com: Books

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A few months earlier, Glenn Leasher had perished in the wreckage of his jet powered car. In 1963, Athol Graham died when his City of Salt Lake crashed on ...

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Nor do we see evidence that a similar proposed match race between Art Arfons and Billy Meyer, to take place a few years later, ever took place.

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CRAIG BREEDLOVE AND SPIRIT OF AMERICA SUPERSONIC JET POWERED LAND SPEED RECORD CAR Power Cars,

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Roberts mentioned a funding goal then later corrected himself, saying the first number was too low. Suffice to say, they're looking at somewhere in the low ...

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