Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Racing on the Beach 1931
After taking 3 years to develop a new 1350 horsepower Napier engined “Bluebird” Malcolm Campbell arrives to attempt breaking the 240 mph barrier. In February, he sets 1 mile world record of 245.733 mph. Chessie Cummins is first to break 100 mph barrier for diesel powered automobiles.
Location. 29° 13.709′ N, 81° 0.453′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from North Ocean Avenue north 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 1930 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1929 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1928 (a few Racing on the Beach 1932 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1933 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1927 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1935 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bluebirds (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 30, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.