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 Percy Edgar Lambert

Percy Edgar Lambert

Birth
Pimlico, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Death 21 Oct 1913 (aged 33)
Elmbridge Borough, Surrey, England
Burial West Brompton, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 9493 · View Source
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Auto Racer. Born in London, England, he was British pioneer auto racer. On February 15, 1913, in the Talbot, England, he was the first man in auto history to cover over a 100 miles in one hour. Eight months later while attempting a land speed record at Brooklands Motor Racing Track, he was killed when a rear tire disintegrated at over 110mph.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 24 May 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9493
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Percy Edgar Lambert (c.5 Oct 1880–21 Oct 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9493, citing Brompton Cemetery, West Brompton, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .