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Bluebird bid to beat UK electric land speed record

The grandson of Sir Malcolm Campbell is hoping to smash the UK land speed record for an electric car in south Wales this weekend.

Don Wales, 50, will race his machine, named Bluebird, at Pendine Sands in Carmarthenshire where he hopes to break his own record of 137mph.

The BBC's Andrew Plant reports.

  • 13 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK