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Racing on the Beach 1911

Ormond/Daytona Beach

 
 
Racing on the Beach 1911 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. Racing on the Beach 1911 Marker
Inscription.  
Bob Burman celebrates 27th birthday by
running beach course record of 141.732
mph in” Blitzen Benz” Oldfield’s former
Lightning Benz. Wind at high speed rips
lenses from Burman’s goggles. His record
stands until 1919.

 
Location. 29° 13.672′ N, 81° 0.437′ 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 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 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 1910 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1912 (a few steps from this marker); The Ormond Garage (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1907
Racing on the Beach 1911 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. Racing on the Beach 1911 Marker
(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); Racing on the Beach 1906 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1920 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
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Bob Burman and his "Blitzen Benz" image. Click for full size.
By courtesy Wikimedia Commons
3. Bob Burman and his "Blitzen Benz"
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 48 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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