|Also called||Model 30 & Model 40|
|Production||1931–1939 (Model 30) 1955 (Model 40)|
|Engine||490cc / 349cc overhead cam air-cooled parallel single|
|Transmission||four-speed, chain final drive|
|Wheelbase||54.75 inches (139.1 cm)|
In 1935 works Norton team rider Jimmie Guthrie set a number of world speed records on a Norton International at the concrete bowl track in Montlhery, France. As well as setting a new one-hour world record at a speed of 114.09 mph, he also broke the 50 km, 50 mile, 100 km and 100 mile records.
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an Irish motorcycle racer famous for 29 motorcycle Grand Prix wins
and winning the Isle of Man TT races 10 times in his career.