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Racing on the Beach 1922

 
 
Racing on the Beach 1922 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. Racing on the Beach 1922 Marker
Inscription.  
In April, Sig Haugdahl is first to break 3 miles per minute with run of 180.270 mph driving “Wisconsin Special” powered by modified aircraft engine.
 
Location. 29° 13.693′ N, 81° 0.445′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from N Atlantic Avenue 0.1 miles north of Main St. 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: 1020 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 1920 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1928 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1927 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1919 (a few steps from this marker); Racing On The Beach (a few steps from
Racing on the Beach 1922 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. Racing on the Beach 1922 Marker
this marker); a different marker also named Racing on the Beach 1928 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1912 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1930 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
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1922 Beach Race Champion Sig Haugdahl image. Click for full size.
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3. 1922 Beach Race Champion Sig Haugdahl
Sig Haugdahl shaking hands with Mayor Guy S. Bailey of Daytona Beach, Florida. The Wisconsin Special was the car Haugdahl drove to become the first man to reach 180 mph on Daytona Beach on April 7, 1922.
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< br> Reveries
Heroes
Speed On The Beach
1903 - 1935
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 27, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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