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Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

1940 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races

On 3.2 Mile Beach-Road Course

 

Ormond/Daytona Beach

 
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By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. 1940 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races Marker
Inscription.  
Mar. 10 – 160 miles. 1st – Roy Hall, 39 Ford; 2nd – Joe Littlejohn; 3rd – Cannonball Bob Baker

July 7 – 160 miles. 1st – Bill France, 39 Buick; 2nd – Joe Littlejohn; 3rd –Smokey Purser

Sept. 1 – 25.6 miles (Ladies). 1st – Evelyn Reed, 40 Ford; 2nd – Virginia Atkins; 3rd – Margaret Treadwell

Sept. 2 – 105.6 miles. 1st – Buck Mathis, 34 Ford; 2nd – Smokey Purser; 3rd – Joe Littlejohn
 
Location. 29° 13.741′ N, 81° 0.475′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from North Atlantic Auenue 0.1 miles north of Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker located beachside near Daytona Beach Pier. The best way to see this marker is to park in the parking garage on the west side of Atlantic Avenue. Walk over the pedestrian bridge on the second floor, keep walking past the shops and restaurants toward the ocean. The marker is a distance on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1020 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach FL 32118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
1940 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. 1940 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races Marker
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Racing on the Beach 1940 (here, next to this marker); 1939 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1939 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1941 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1937-1938 (a few steps from this marker); 1941 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (a few steps from this marker); 1937-1938 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1946 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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