GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: The Bluebird Electric car makes a test run at Gloucester Airport on August 11, 2011 in Gloucester, England. Driver Don Wales comes from a famous family who have been ... more 
GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: The Bluebird Electric car makes a test run at Gloucester Airport on August 11, 2011 in Gloucester, England. Driver Don Wales comes from a famous family who have been setting land and water speed records since 1924. He is the grandson of Sir Malcolm Campbell and nephew of Donald Campbell. Don Wales and his 19-year-old son Joe will attempt to set a new UK land speed record for an electric vehicle at Pendine Sands in South Wales on August 13-14, 2011. Don holds the current UK record of 137 miles an hour reached at Pendine Sands in 2000. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) less 
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