After Segrave's success in 1927, Captain Malcolm Campbell chose the beach of Daytona for his next attempt in February 1928, with a newly modified Blue Bird. He was not alone: Frank Lockhart and Ray Keech were also there with the Stutz "Black Hawk" (see Ugo Fadini n.3) and the White Triplex. Campbell experienced many problems but finally he was the only one to succede in setting a new Land Speed record at 206.956 MPH. Two months later though, Ray Keech took the record from him at 207.552 MPH.
This model was introduced in 1983 and was produced in 300 numbered pieces.
The real car was modified several times in later years and still survives in its final (1935) form. It was recently restored and is part of the Daytona USA display at the Daytona Speedway.
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