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National Motor Museum launches Sunbeam 1000hp Restoration Campaign to run The Slug at Daytona again

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The National Motor Museum is to launch the Sunbeam 1000hp Restoration Campaign on the anniversary of Major Henry Segrave’s Land Speed Record on March 29, to enable its colossal V12 aero engines to run again.
Crack found and repaired as National Motor Museum workshop experts restore Sunbeam 1000hp to run again

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Crack testing has been carried out on Sunbeam 1000hp as the National Motor Museum workshop team continues its restoration of the Land Speed Record breaker.
National Motor Museum seeks Wolverhampton support for Sunbeam restoration

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The National Motor Museum at Beaulieu is attempting to find the families of Sunbeam workers who built the 1000hp Land Speed Record car in 1927 at the company’s Wolverhampton works.
Soda blasting reveals original Sunbeam 1000hp markings in National Motor Museum restoration

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Specialist soda blasting has revealed original mechanics’ markings on Land Speed Record breaker Sunbeam 1000hp as the National Motor Museum carried out the next major stage of its restoration.
National Motor Museum workshop team discovers time capsule finds during Sunbeam 1000hp restoration

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National Motor Museum mechanics have discovered time capsule finds during the start of the restoration of Land Speed Record breaker Sunbeam 1000hp.
Sunbeam 1000hp Blog - Part I

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To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Sunbeam 1000hp breaking the 200mph Land Speed Record, the National Motor Museum will be breathing new life into one of its engines to make it run for the first time in over half a century.