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Racing on the Beach 1910

Ormond/Daytona Beach

 
 
Racing on the Beach 191 0Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. Racing on the Beach 191 0Marker
Inscription.  
Barney Oldfield crowned Speed King of the
World drives "Lightening Benz" 133.724 mph
in measured mile and describes acceleration
as the sensation of riding a rocket through
space

World’s first twin engine airplane flight,
albeit brief, occurs on beach.
 
Location. 29° 13.669′ N, 81° 0.435′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from North Ocean Avenue south of Auditorium Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. Marker located beach side 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: 265 Ocean 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. The Ormond Garage (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1911 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1912 (a few steps from this
Racing on the Beach 1910 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. Racing on the Beach 1910 Marker
marker); Racing on the Beach 1907 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1906 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1905 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing On The Beach (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1919 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
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Barney Oldfield image. Click for full size.
By courtesy Wikimedia Commons
3. Barney Oldfield
Barney Oldfield racing the "Lightening Benz" at Daytona Beach, Fl in 1910
Measured Mile image. Click for full size.
By North Turn Bar and Grill, November 12, 2017
4. Measured Mile
A Salute To Speed image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
5. A Salute To Speed
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 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   3. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   4, 5. submitted on May 24, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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