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The very first recorded Australian land speed record was attained by Norm Smith on the first of January 1930, driving a Cadalliac Special at Gerringong a sea-side town on the NSW south coast about 200 kilometres from Sydney. He attained the quite respectable speed of 236.18KPH (146.70MPH) over the flying 1 mile

The current fastest Australian is Rosco McGlashan in his Aussie Invader 2 Jet powered Special. On the twenty seventh of March in 1994 at Lake Gairdner in South Australia he set a speed of 801.30KPH (497.90MPH) for the flying mile.   Select Image to Enlarge
 
 
 

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