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Racing on the Beach 1954

Ormond/Daytona Beach

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. Racing on the Beach 1954 Marker
Inscription.  
1st Speedweek triple header. Top 50 finishers in Friday’s Sportsman race would run with Modifieds on Saturday when 104 cars started . Dick Kaufman 1st stock car racer fatality on beach. Sunday’s Grand National race saw Lee Petty declared winner after Tim Flock, who finished 1.5 minutes ahead of Petty, was disqualified for carburetor modification.
 
Location. 29° 13.813′ N, 81° 0.508′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from N 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1954 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1955 (a few steps from this marker); 1954 Stock Car Races
Racing on the Beach 1954 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. Racing on the Beach 1954 Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1953 (a few steps from this marker); 1953 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (a few steps from this marker); 1952 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1952 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1951 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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3. Lee Petty Racing on the beach 1954
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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