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

1952 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races

On 4.1 Mile Beach-Road Course

 

— Ormond/Daytona Beach —

 
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By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. 1952 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races Marker
Inscription.  
Feb. 9, 1952
98.4 Mile Modified - Sportsmen’s Race
Modified Finishers
1st – Jag Smith, ’39 Ford; 2nd - Curtis Turner; 3rd – Joe Weatherly. *Tim Flock finished first, but disqualified.
Sportsman Finishers
1st (12th overall) – Tommy Moon; ’37 Ford; 2nd (25th overall) – Lloyd Moore; 3rd (27th overall) - Al Stevens
Feb. 10, 1952
151.7 Mile Grand National Race
1st - Marshall Teague, '52 Hudson; 2nd - Herb Thomas, '52 hudson; 3rd - Pat Kirkwood, '51 Chrysler

 
Location. 29° 13.799′ N, 81° 0.499′ 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. 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.
 
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By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. 1952 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races Marker
are within walking distance of this marker. 1953 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1952 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1953 (a few steps from this marker); 1951 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (a few steps from this marker); 1954 Stock Car Races (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1951 (a few steps from this marker); 1954 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1950 (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 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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