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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.  
Two months after crashing into surf in his innovative 182 cubic inch twin supercharged V-16 powered “Stutz Black Hawk” Frank Lockhart returns and runs 198.292 mph on first attempt. Approaching Measured Mile at 225 mph for return run. Car blows tire, tumbles along beach for 1000 feet and Lockhart is killed, ending 1928 trials.
 
Location. 29° 13.703′ N, 81° 0.454′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from N Atlantic Avenue 0.1 miles north of Main St. Touch for map. 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. 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. Racing on the Beach 1930 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1931 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1929 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1927 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Racing on the Beach 1928
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
(a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1932 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1922 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1933 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
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Frank Lockhart in his Stutz Black Hawk image. Click for full size.
State Archives of Florida/Lesesne
3. Frank Lockhart in his Stutz Black Hawk
Frank Lockhart Circa yearly 1900’s image. Click for full size.
State Archives of Florida/LeSesne
4. Frank Lockhart Circa yearly 1900’s
Stutz Blackhawk wreckage image. Click for full size.
1928
5. Stutz Blackhawk wreckage
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 10, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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