Kenelm Lee Guinness


350 HP Sunbeam 1922

Date Location Driver Driver Country Vehicle Power Speed over
1 Km
Speed over
1 Mile
May 17, 1922 Brooklands, Great Britain Kenelm Lee Guinness Great Britain 350hp Sunbeam IC 133.70 mph (215.17 km/h) 129.17 mph (207.88 km/h) Last record set on a closed course

Kenelm Lee Guinness (of the Irish brewing family) drove the 350hp Sunbeam to a new World Land Speed Record at the Brooklands racing circuit setting the new record at 129.171mph (207.88kph). This was the last time the Brooklands track was used for record breaking.