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Racing On The Beach 1903

Ormond/Daytona Beach

 
 
Racing on the Beach 1903 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. Racing on the Beach 1903 Marker
Inscription.  
Also in March, Winton races against the “Pirate”
brought here by Ransom E. Olds, originator of Oldsmobile
and REO vehicles. The “Pirate” driven by H.T. Thomas
is barely beaten by the “Bullet” in this first side by
side race on the beach.
 
Location. 29° 13.636′ N, 81° 0.416′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from Main Street east of North Ocean Avenue, on the left when traveling east. 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: 25 Ocean Ave, 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. A different marker also named Racing On The Beach 1903 (here, next to this marker); Racing On The Beach 1904 (a few steps from this marker); Ormond's Flying Mile 1904
Racing on the Beach 1903 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. Racing on the Beach 1903 Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1905 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1906 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1907 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ormond Garage (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1910 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
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Winton and the Bullet image. Click for full size.
Public Domain
3. Winton and the Bullet
H.T. Thomas driving the Pirate in 1903 image. Click for full size.
Public Domain
4. H.T. Thomas driving the Pirate in 1903
Measured Mile image. Click for full size.
Courtesy Racing’s North Turn Beach Bar and Grill, November 12, 2017
5. Measured Mile
A Salute To Racing image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
6. A Salute To Racing
A Walk Through Racing History In The Daytona Beach Area
Records
Reveries
Heroes
Speed On The Beach
1903 - 1935
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Last updated on May 22, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 11, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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