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Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Bluebirds

Racing on the Beach

 

— Ormond/Daytona Beach —

 
The Bluebirds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. The Bluebirds Marker
Inscription.  
Year • Record Speed • H.P. • Engine Type
1928 • 206.056 mph • 900v • Napier Aircraft
1931 • 245.733 mph • 1350 • Napier Aircraft
1932 • 253.968 mph • 1500 • Napier Aircraft
1933 • 272.108 mph • 2500 • Rolls-Royce Aircraft
1935 • 276.827 mph • 2500 • Rolls-Royce Aircraft
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSports.
 
Location. 29° 13.722′ N, 81° 0.458′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from North Atlantic Avenue 0.1 miles from Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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 1935 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1933 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1936 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Racing on the Beach 1936 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1932 (a few steps from this marker); 1937-1938 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races
The Bluebirds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. The Bluebirds Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1929 (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.
 
Bluebird 1928 World Record image. Click for full size.
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3. Bluebird 1928 World Record
Bluebird image. Click for full size.
Richard LeSesne/State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory
4. Bluebird
The Bluebirds Marker image. Click for full size.
Richard LeSesne/State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory
5. The Bluebirds Marker
Malcom Campbell’s 1935 land speed record car Blue Bird, at Daytona Beach, Fl
The Bluebirds 1935 Winner image. Click for full size.
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6. The Bluebirds 1935 Winner
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 100 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 4, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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