Actual photo of a GB R2 Racer
Photos of Hallmark Christmas ornament
The GB series of racers came about in the late 20's.
Built to race in the Bendix Trophy" races, this was a very fast, though unstable racer.  In other words she went like a "bat out of hell" with a mind of her own.
Engin Type:     Prat & Whitney Wasp 800 hp
Performance:  296.287 mph (476 km/h)
Wing Span:             25 ft (7.62 m)
Length:                    17ft 9 in (5.41 m)
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