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Judge: Museum standards mean Museum of Science & Industry owes Breedlove duty for historic car

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 6, 2017, 8:55pm

A legendary driver and former holder of world land speed records has won the chance to hit the gas on his lawsuit against Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry over the museum’s alleged mistreatment of the Spirit of America, a historic car in which he broke the land speed record, and which he loaned to the museum five decades ago.

Legendary driver Breedlove says Museum of Science & Industry allowed historic jet car to be damaged

Scott Holland Jun. 6, 2016, 11:01am

The first man in history to drive a car 600 miles per hour is trying to put the brakes on his relationship with Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry, alleging in a lawsuit that a car he used in his attempts to break the land speed record and loaned to the museum suffered significant damage while in the museum’s care.