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Racing on the Beach 1928

Ormond/Daytona Beach

 
 
Racing on the Beach 1928 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. Racing on the Beach 1928 Marker
Inscription.  
Greatest beach speed battle in history involves several top rivals driving radically different vehicles. England’s Capt. Malcolm Campbell sets world record driving ???? cubic inch 900 horsepower Bluebird at 206.956 mph.

In April, American Ray Keech raises record to 207.552 mph driving “White Triplex” with 2 engines behind the driver and 1 in front, totaling 36 cylinders and over 5000 cubic inches.
 
Location. 29° 13.694′ N, 81° 0.449′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from North Ocean Avenue south of Auditorium Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. 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: 25 Ocean 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. Racing on the Beach 1927 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1922
Racing on the Beach 1928 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. Racing on the Beach 1928 Marker
(here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1920 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1919 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Racing on the Beach 1928 (a few steps from this marker); Racing On The Beach (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1930 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1931 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
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Malcolm’s Bluebird 1928 image. Click for full size.
By Wikemedia Commons, January 28, 2018
3. Malcolm’s Bluebird 1928
A Salute To Speed image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
4. A Salute To Speed
A Walk Through Racing History In The Daytona Beach Area
Records
Reveries
Heroes
Speed On The Beach
1903 - 1935
Measured Mile image. Click for full size.
By North Turn Bar and Grill, January 28, 2018
5. Measured Mile
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on May 28, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   2. submitted on May 29, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   3, 4, 5. submitted on May 28, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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