Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Racing on the Beach 1932
Knighted for contributions to science of engineering & high speed, Sir Malcolm Campbell returns and sets world record of 253.968 mph. Campbell’s next goal is 300 mph.
Location. 29° 13.714′ N, 81° 0.458′ 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 1933 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1929 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1930 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1931 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1935 The Bluebirds (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1928 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1936 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
Also see . . . Sir Malcolm Campbell at Daytona Beach, 1932 (Grand Valley State University, D.J. Angus, 25 sec.). "British race car driver Sir Malcolm Campbell driving his race car, the Bluebird, at Daytona Beach during what may have been his land speed record breaking 1932 run. Sir Malcolm Campbell. Campbell gained the world speed record on land and on water at various times during the 1920s and 1930s, and broke nine land speed records between 1924 and 1935. 16mm film shot by D.J. Angus while on a family trip in 1932." (Submitted on June 1, 2019.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.