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E. Glenn “Fireball” Roberts

January 20, 1929 July 2, 1964

 
 
E Glenn “Fireball” Roberts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 21, 2017
1. E Glenn “Fireball” Roberts Marker
Inscription.
He brought to stock car racing a freshness, distinction, a championship quality that surpassed the rewards collected by the checkered flag.

Florida Sportswriters’ Award for the most outstanding athlete, 1958

Voted NASCAR's Most Popular Driver, 1957,
Daytona 500 1962, Daytona Firecracker, 1959-62-63,
Southern 500 at Darlington, 1958-1963,
Rebel 300 at Darlington, 1957-1959,
Atlanta Dixie 400, 1960

 
Location. 29° 11.154′ N, 81° 2.267′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volushia County. Marker can be reached from Bellvue Avenue 0.3 miles east of South Clyde Morris Boulevard (State Road 483), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker located in Daytona Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1425 Bellevue Ave, Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Kings Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Betty Jane France (approx. 1.5 miles away); First Church of Christ, Scientist (approx. 1.8 miles away); St. Mary's Episcopal Church
E Glenn “Fireball” Roberts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 21, 2017
2. E Glenn “Fireball” Roberts Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); William H. G. France & Anne Bledsoe France (approx. 1.9 miles away); Dale Earnhardt (approx. 1.9 miles away); 39th Running Daytona 500 (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
Also see . . .  Fireball Roberts. Wikipedia (Submitted on August 23, 2017.) 
 
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“Fireball” Roberts circa 1964 image. Click for full size.
By Racingforums.com
3. “Fireball” Roberts circa 1964
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 23, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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