Ponce Inlet in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
This is the site of the original South Turn of the famous Ponce Inlet beach road course. The National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) was formed in 1948 and sanctioned automobile racing on this course from 1948 through 1958. Sanctioned motorcycle racing was conducted on this course from 1948 until 1960. Vehicles racing on the 4.1 mile beach road course would travel north on the hard packed sand beach, turning left through the banked sand north turn, and then travel south on the two lane paved Atlantic Avenue until they reached the start/finish line at the banked south turn, thus completing one lap.
Location. 29° 5.078′ N, 80° 55.556′ W. Marker is in Ponce Inlet, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is at the intersection of South Atlantic Avenue and Beach Street, on the left when traveling south on South Atlantic Avenue. Touch for map. On the northeast corner of Atlantic Ave and entrance to the beach access. Marker is in this post office area: Port Orange FL 32127, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mosquito Inlet (approx. ¼ mile away); Cuban Refugee Rafts (approx. ¼ mile away); The Southern Gopher Tortoise (approx. 0.3 miles away); Second Assistant Keeper's Dwelling Principal Keeper's Dwelling (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kedge Anchor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); 16th Century Anchor (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ponce Inlet.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 3, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.