Ponce Inlet in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Daytona Beach Racing
This is the site of the original North Turn of the famous Ponce Inlet beach road course. The National Association of Stock Car Racing (NASCAR) was formed in 1948 and sanctioned automobile racing on this course from 1948 through 1958. Sanctioned motorcycle racing was conducted on this course from 1948 until 1960. Vehicles racing on the 4.1 mile beach road course would travel north on the hard packed sand beach, turning left through the banked sand north turn, and then travel south on the two lane paved Atlantic Avenue until they reached the start/finish line at the banked south turn, thus completing one lap.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles • Sports.
Location. 29° 6.532′ N, 80° 56.634′ W. Marker is in Ponce Inlet, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is at the intersection of South Atlantic Avenue and North Turn Approach, on the left when traveling south on South Atlantic Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4511 S Atlantic Ave, Port Orange FL 32127, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker South Atlantic Avenue (approx. 0.3 miles away); Green Mound State Archaeological Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); 143 Beach Street (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hasty Cottage Post Office (approx. 1.9 miles away); Meyer-Davis House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Cistern (approx. 1.9 miles away); South Turn (approx. 2 miles away); Cuban Rafts (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ponce Inlet.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on March 19, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 2, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.