Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
1939 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races
On 3.2 Mile Beach-Road Course
— Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Mar. 19 – 156.8 miles. 1st–J. Sam Rice, '39 Mercury; 2nd–Bill France; 3rd–Joe Littlejohn
July 4 – 160 miles. 1st–Stewart Joyce-'32 Ford; 2nd–Smokey Purser; 3rd–Bill Tanner
Sept. 4 – 102.4 miles. 1st–Smokey Purser-'39 Mercury; 2nd–Bill France, 3rd-Stewart Joyce
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
Location. 29° 13.739′ N, 81° 0.472′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from North Atlantic Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Main Street, on the right when traveling north. 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 Ave, Daytona Beach FL 32118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Racing on the Beach 1940 (here, next to this marker); 1940 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1939 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1937-1938 (a few steps from this marker); 1937-1938 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1941 (a few steps from this marker); 1941 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (within shouting distance of 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.