Bob Burman, 1909

Bob BurmanHere’s a photo from the Library of the Congress that looks ready for The Impossible Cool.

Bob Burman and his Benz rocketed down the beach at Daytona and held the world landspeed record for 8 years at 141.732 mph.

More on Burman and his landspeed record here.

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