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

Daytona 200

 
 
Daytona 200 Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Daytona 200 Marker
Inscription.  

This monument was presented to the City
of Daytona Beach by the people and
companies listed below to preserve
the memories of motorcycle racing
on this beach and South Atlantic Avenue
nine miles south of this point


Start of the 1959 Daytona 200
over 100 riders competed on
the 4.2 mile course each year

These twelve men were the Daytona 200
winners from 1937 through 1960
when this race ran on the beach and South Atlantic Avenue
nine miles south of this spot

In 1961 the race was moved to
the Daytona International Speedway
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentSports.
 
Location. 29° 13.841′ N, 81° 0.535′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Atlantic Avenue (State Road A1A) and Earl Street, on the right when traveling north. Beachside of Daytona Hilton-Ocean Walk Village. The best way to see this monument is to park in the parking garage
Daytona 200 Marker Reverse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. Daytona 200 Marker Reverse
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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 monument is on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 N Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach FL 32118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Racing on the Beach 1955 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1954 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1954 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (within shouting distance of this marker); 1954 Stock Car Races (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1953 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1953 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (about 300 feet away); 1952 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (about 300 feet away); Racing on the Beach 1952 (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
Daytona 200 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
3. Daytona 200 Marker
1959 Daytona 200 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
4. 1959 Daytona 200
Ed Kretz 1937 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
5. Ed Kretz 1937
Ben Campanale 1938-39 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
6. Ben Campanale 1938-39
Babe Tancrede 1940 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
7. Babe Tancrede 1940
Billy Mathews 1941-50 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
8. Billy Mathews 1941-50
Johnny Spiegelhoff 1947 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
9. Johnny Spiegelhoff 1947
Dick Klamfoth 1949-51-52 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
10. Dick Klamfoth 1949-51-52
Paul Goldsmith 1953 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
11. Paul Goldsmith 1953
Bobby Hill 1954 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
12. Bobby Hill 1954
Brad Andres 1955-59-60 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
13. Brad Andres 1955-59-60
Johnny Gibson 1956 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
14. Johnny Gibson 1956
Floyd Emde 1948 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
15. Floyd Emde 1948
Joe Leonard 1957-1958 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
16. Joe Leonard 1957-1958
Scott Russell 1992-1994-1995-1997-1998 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
17. Scott Russell 1992-1994-1995-1997-1998
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 23, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   7, 8, 9. submitted on April 26, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   10, 11, 12. submitted on April 29, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   13, 14. submitted on May 1, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   15, 16, 17. submitted on May 15, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 28, 2022