Louis Rigolly, driving a 15-litre Gobron-Brillie on the Ostend-Newport road in Belgium, became the first man to break the 100 mph barrier in a car by raising the land-speed record to 103


Thursday 21st July 1904

Louis Rigolly, driving a 15-litre Gobron-Brillie on the Ostend-Newport road in Belgium, became the first man to break the 100 mph barrier in a car by raising the land-speed record to 103.55 mph.


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