Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Racing on the Beach 1946
Grandstands rotted during war years. Rented circus bleachers used at first postwar race won by disabled veteran, Red Byron, after Roy Hall’s car broke. Convincing win in other race by Roy Hall. After competing in all 16 Beach-Road course races, Bill France retired to concentrate on race promoting.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Sports.
Location. 29° 13.756′ N, 81° 0.478′ 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. Additional location info: 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. 1946 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (here, next to this marker); 1941 Daytona Beach Stock Car RacesRacing on the Beach 1941 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1947 (a few steps from this marker); 1947 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1948 (a few steps from this marker); 1940 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1940 (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 25, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.