Racing on the Beach 1936

Racing on the Beach 1936 (HM2HJ7)

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N 29° 13.727', W 81° 0.463'

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Ormond/Daytona Beach

Inaugural Daytona Beach stock car race 240 on 3.2 mile beach road course qualifying speeds from 58.6 to 70.39 mph. Milt Marion in '36 ford convertible declared winner at average speed just over 52 mph; 2nd- Bea Shaw; 3rd- Tommy Elmore; 4th- Sam Purvis; 5th-Bill France. City of Daytona Beach lost money despite big crowds, reluctant to stage stock car races next year.
HM NumberHM2HJ7
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Date Added Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 499250 N 3233333
Decimal Degrees29.22878333, -81.00771667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 13.727', W 81° 0.463'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 13' 43.62" N, 81° 0' 27.78" W
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