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    Video: Jay Leno upgrades his 1906 Stanley Steamer Vanderbilt Cup Racer
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    Jay Leno has a special place in his heart for steam power. The comedian has a collection of vintage vehicles that have more in common with a classic train than a modern car, and of those, his 1906 Stanley Steamer seems to be one of his favorites. In 2007, the Stanley suffered a bit of a ...

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    U.S. team looks to shatter steam-powered land speed record
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    In the summer of 2009, a British team journeyed to the U.S. with its steam-powered streamliner in an effort to break the land speed record for a steam vehicle, which had previously been set at 127 miles per hour back in 1906 by Fred Marriot in a Stanley Steamer. Long story short, the team crushed ...

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    VIDEO: Record-setting British Steam Car in action
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    British Steam Car - Click above to watch the video after the break
    So, you've been following the progress of the British Steam Car Challenge for the last few years – well, at least we've been following the team's progress that long – and it's all finally led up to a new world record. ...

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    British Steam Car Challenge finally sets world speed record at 140 mph
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    British Steam Car Challenge world speed record – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Finally, after much ado and a number of stalled attempts, the British Steam Car Challenge team has finally set the world record it had sought for so long. With an official two-way average of 139.843 ...

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