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Racing on the Beach 1949

Ormond/Daytona Beach

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. Racing on the Beach 1949 Marker
Inscription.  
Ponce Inlet course lengthened to 4.3 miles. January race with 75 starters won by local driver/mechanic, Marshal Teague. Switch to newer car strictly stock rule for July. Red Byron drove winning 1949 Olds wrenched by Red Vogt. 3 women raced. Ethel Mobley finished 11th. Sarah Christian 18th and Louise Smith 20th after spectators helped upright her flipped car.
 
Location. 29° 13.775′ N, 81° 0.489′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on 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. 1949 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (here, next to this marker); 1948 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (a few steps from this marker); 1950 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races
Racing on the Beach 1949 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. Racing on the Beach 1949 Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1948 (a few steps from this marker); 1947 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1950 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1951 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1947 (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 July 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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