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Racing on the Beach 1952

Ormond/Daytona Beach

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. Racing on the Beach 1952 Marker
Inscription.  
Sportsman cars (formerly Sportsmenís) ran in same race with Modifiedís Modified-Sportman race had 118 starting drivers with 1st 11 finishers in modifieds. Roll bars became mandatory. Tim Flock finished 1st but disqualified for improper (wooden) roll bar. Jack Smith declared winner. 3rd place Sportsman finisher, Al Stevens, 1st driver ever to communicate by radio with pit crew spotters. Marshall Teague won Gran National race shortened due to incoming tide.
 
Location. 29° 13.795′ N, 81° 0.498′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from N Atlantic Auenue 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. 1952 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (here, next to this marker); 1951 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races
Racing on the Beach 1952 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. Racing on the Beach 1952 Marker
(here, next to this marker); 1953 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1951 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1953 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1950 (a few steps from this marker); 1954 Stock Car Races (within shouting distance of this marker); 1950 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (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 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 3, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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