Orlando's Dick Joslin won the Sportsman race with this car in 1954 (Joslin Collection)
The Kiekhaefer cars lead the pack in 1956. Tim Flock (300A) won, Fonty Floock (500) was 10th (State Archives of Florida)
A view from the stands as the cars race down A1A (Joslin Collection)
Paul Goldsmith won the final race on the Beach in 1958 driving this Smokey Yunick-prepared Pontiac...
Beach action in 1955 or 56 (Joslin Collection)
Cotton Owens hits a turn in 1957...
1956 - Speedy Thompson (500B), Charlie Scott (300) and Bob Welborn (49) lead the pack (State Archives of Florida)
Rex White - 1958 Modified-Sportsman race...
NASCAR Hall of Famer Herb Thomas could never find victory lane on the Beach...
Jimmy Thompson - 1958
Pace lap to the 1952 Modified-Sportsman race (State Archives of Florida)
Billy Myers next to the Bill Stroppe Mercury he drove in the 1958 GN race (Orr Family Collection)
Fireball Roberts (Joslin Collection)
1955 - Speedy Thomson #M-1, Bill Tanner #3, Vince Conrad #27X and James Bennett (Speedy Spiers Collection)
Dick Joslin's NASCAR GN Buick in 1955 ready to go from the street to the beach (Joslin Collection)
1952 - Jack Smith (State Archives of Florida)
Dick Joslin hard on it through turn 1 in 1956 (Joslin Collection)
Modified-Sportsman cars work through turn one in 1952 (State Archives of Florida)
Curtis Turner in 1958...
1956 Modified-Sportsman race...
The M-1 Fish Carburetor Buick driven by Fireball Roberts (fireball22.com)
Tight action in 1955 (Joslin Collection)
Exiting off turn two in 1947 (State Archives of Florida)
Aerial View of the old Beach and Highway A1A course (Courtesy Carl Mobley)
NJ Modified star Al Tasnady took his shot at the big time here on the beach in 1957 with a new Plymouth (Marty Little)
Pace lap - 1952 (State Archives of Florida)
1955 - Fireball Roberts (M1) Bill Tanner (3) Sonny Black (86) Hooker Hood (158) Jim Paschal (80) (Walt Wimer)
1952 - Herb Thomas avoids a stalled car (State Archives of Florida)
Tim Flock on his way to winning the 1957 Convertible race driving a Mercury for Bill Stroppe (Courtesy Scott Peterson)
1952 - Spectators at the fence watch proceedings in the pit area (State Archives of Florida)
Russ Truelove's Mercury in 1956...
1952 race winner Marshall Teague (State Archives of Florida)
1956 - Pace laps heads down A1A (State Archives of Florida)
Oliver Michaels and Buster Burt co-drove this car in the 1954 Modified-Sportsman race finishing 25th (Burt Collection)
1956 Speedy Thompson (500B) in front of Ralph Moody (12) and Curtis Turner (99) (State Archives of Florida)
A car begins to roll headed into turn one - 1956 (State Archives of Florida)
Fireball Roberts with a few of his trophies - 1958 (State Archives of Florida)
Ray Platte's car ready to go in 1955 (Walt Wimer Photo)
A car speeds through turn one in 1947 (State Archives of Florida)
Tim Flock's Hudson Hornet in 1952...
Action from 1947 (State Archives of Florida)
Al Keller during the GN race in 1956...
Cars await the start in 1952 (State Archives of Florida)
Paul Goldsmith #3 and Jimmy Thompson #55 in 1958...
First turn action from 1952 (State Archives of Florida)
Herb Thomas - 1952 (State Archives of Florida)
1950 Modified race (Al Powell Collection via Marty Little)
Marshall Teague's Hudson Hornet hits turn one in 1952 on his way to winning the race (State Archives of Florida)
Fireball Roberts leading Tim Flock in 1955 (timflock.com)
Billy Myers - 1956
More action from 1947 (State Archives of Florida)
Dick Joslin - February 1957 (Joslin Collection)
Pat Kirkwood (99) and Fonty Flock (14) split Buck Baker's stalled car - 1952 (State Archives of Florida)
Red Byron in 1947 (State Archives of Florida)
Pit area - 1952 - Al Keller's Studebaker is #23 Buddy Shuman is #17 (State Archives of Florida)
Some action headed onto A1A from 1956 (State Archives of Florida)
Fireball Roberts qualifying for the 1955 Modified race (fireball22.com)
Spectator cars parked on the beach - 1952 (State Archives of Florida)
Spectators await the start (State Archives of Florida)
1955 - Dick Joslin hits a rut (Joslin Collection)
Fireball Roberts ready to go in 1956 (fireball22.com)
Spectators crowd the turn one hill in 1947 (State Archives of Florida)
Curtis Turner wins the NASCAR Grand National Convertible Championship race - 1956
It wasn't a very good day for these racers in 1955...
Dick Rathman - 1953
Fish Carburetor teammates Tommie Elliott #8 and Tony Battle #55 get set to take on the measured mile (Kevin Newman Collection)
A shot before a race in 1957...
1954 GN race - Jim Paschal...
Crowds packed every available spot when the cars raced on the beach...
Elton Hildreth, a Nash dealer from NJ, hauled his #1 Nash Ambassador down to Daytona with an identical Nash passenger car...
Joe Weatherly gets ready for a timed run in 1956...
Tim Flock with his Oldsmobile "Rocket 88" in 1954...
1957 Convertible Race - Lee Petty and Tim Flock lead the field for the start (timflock.com)
1953 - Fireball Roberts (fireball22.com)
1955 Fish Carburetor Modified for Fireball Roberts (Walt Wimer Photo)
DePaolo race team preps for the 1957 Convertible race... (L-R) Marvin Panch, Curtis Turner, Fireball Roberts and Joe Weatherly..
Big Bill France, Sr. on the beach in the late '40s...
Junior Johnson - 1955
1955 - Milt Hartlauf in the #M-2
Bill Snowden of St. Augustine gets set for an early Beach race...
Three-wheeling in 1953...
Buck Baker and Joe Guide, Jr. churn up the sand as they plow through the north turn during the 1954 Grand National.
1958 - A mechanic works on Phil Orr's 1958 Ford before the GN race (Orr Family Collection)
Carnage off turn three - 1952 Modified race...
1957 Convertible race action...
Crazy Cy Clark, a youngster out of Miami, kicks up the sand in turn one...
Curtis Turner - 1957
Fireball Roberts - 1950 (fireball22.com)
In the July 27, 1941 race, Lloyd Seay flipped his car twice and yet still wound up finishing fourth...
Paul Goldsmith - 1958
Modifieds fan out in 1952...
Rapid Roy Hall was another colorful driver in the charasmatic early years of Beach-Road racing...
Tim Flock leads the way in 1956 (timflock.com)
Pole-sitter Fred Thompson leads the field of 104 cars on the pace lap moments before the start of the 1954 Modified race...
The M-1 Buick of Fireball Roberts leads the 1955 GN race (fireball 22.com)
Red Farmer #C-97 nearly goes over the retaining barrier in the North Turn after an pile up in the 1956 Modified-Sportsman race..
Speedy Thompson pitches his #M-5 Fish Carburetor Ford into the North Turn en route to victory in the 1955 Sportsman race...
1958 - Curtis Turner #26 & Jack Smith doing some close racing....
The 100-mile 1954 NASCAR Sportsman race was held on a rainy day that caused plenty of problems...
Tim Flock's Olds in '54. This was the first car in NASCAR history to carry a two-way radio, allowing Flock to talk to his crew..
1957 Convertible race pace lap...
!957 Ford run by Bill Wimble in 1958...
Fireball Roberts #M-3 and Banjo Matthews #49Jr. in the North Turn in the 1955 Modified-Sportsman race.
1955 Grand Nationals...
Dink Widenhouse spins as Don Bailey goes wide to miss him - 1956...
Smokey Purser was the first super-star in Daytona Beach-Road racing. Winning three races...
Glen Wood - 1958
A driver climbs out of his overturned machine in turn two as a flagman keeps watch...
1953 - Tom Cherry at the wheel of this Lincoln finished the GN race in 9th place...
Cam Gagliardi's Buick after a big-time crash...
Wild action in the 1953 Modified-Sportsman race - A NASCAR-record 136 cars started the race...
1956 - Buzz Wilson
Early '50s photo of Gober Sosebee #50 and Fireball Roberts #11...
Frankie Schneider - Early '50s....
Lee Petty - 1954
Don Oldenberg-Red Duvall Packards ready for the 1952 GN race...
1958 Convertible race...
Bub King of Kentucky in 1954...
Tim Flock in victory lane...
A pair of '57 Fords battle during the '58 Convertible race - Wilbur Rakestraw is in #999...
Bob Flock - 1950 Beach Modified race (Al Powell Collection via Marty Little)
Milt Hartlauf's Ford Modified outside the Fish Carburator shop in Daytona.
Start of the 1958 Convertible race.
Bill Tanner - 1955 (Walt Wimer Photo)
Fireball Roberts - 1957 Convertible race...
Buster Burt - took over this car from Oliver Michaels in the '54 Modified-Sportsman race. They finished 25th (Burt Collection)
Wilbur Rakestraw leads Glen Wood - 1957 Convertible race...
Ray Fox poses with one of the early Fish Carburetor Modifieds...
A mechanic works on Joe Weatherly's Holman-Moody Ford before the 1958 GN race (Orr Family Collection)
Dick Joslin drove the Tokes Special in the 1955 Beach Modified race (Courtesy Marty Little)
1955 Beach GN race pace lap...
Red Byron led nine laps of the 1949 Modified race before the transmission broke...
Joy Fair ran a Dodge on the Beach in 1956 finishing 64th out of 76 starters...
JimmyThompson qualifies his Pontiac in 1958...
Crew members work on the DePaolo team Fords prior to the running of the 1957 Convertible race...
Modifieds get ready for their race in 1954...
Pace lap for the 1956 NASCAR GN race...
Red Farmer catches some air during the 1953 Modified race as Ralph Moody #49 works the high side....
1955 GN race pace lap - Fireball Roberts #M-1 would cross the finish first but be disqualified...
The Air Lift Challenger Dodge takes the green flag for its measured-mile run in 1956...
Bob Pronger leads Lee Petty in the 1957 Convertible race...
1953 - Air Lift teammates Fonty Flock and Slick Smith... Flock finished 2nd and Smith was 10th....
Bob Flock in the South Turn...
1952 Modified race - Jimmy Lewallen...
1958 Convertible race (Photo Courtesy Rufus Foyt)
Frank Luptow ran a defelector on his Joe Winter-owned Oldsmobile in the 1951 GN race... he finished 53rd...
Atlanta Driver Gober Sosebee won twice on the Beach - the 1950 Modified race and the 1951 Sportsman event...
1953 - Fonty Flock heads off the North Turn onto the pavement in Frank Christian's Air Lift Olds... finished 2nd in the GN race.
Bill Blair in a 1949 Lincoln leads Billy Carden's '47 Ford during the first Beach Strictly Stock race (Eddie Samples Collection)
Wild 1952 GN action as Buck McCardell #250 gets out of control as Ed Samples #9 passes...
Tim Flock and Lee Petty fight for the lead in the '54 GN race - Flock won but was dq'd giving Petty the win...
Jimmie Lewallen getting some advice from Buddy Shuman in 1947...
Bill Blair on his way to winning the 1953 Cup race in a '53 Olds... After winning the event, he drove the car back home to NC...
1957 Convertible race - #71 Dick Joslin, #46 Paul Goldsmith, #76 Larry Frank and #78 Shep Langdon...
Buck Mathis leads Ed Eng - April 1946...
Tim Flock gets a bit wide coming off the south turn during the 1958 Convertible race after leading the first 2 laps...
...then disappears over the bank as eventual winner Curtis Turner passes...
Al Keller drove this Chevy to a 7th place finish in the 1956 GN race...
Rare color photo from the 1958 GN race as eventual winner Paul Goldsmith #3 passes Jimmy Thompson #55...
Jimmy Thompson ran this 1940 Ford for Marion Cox in the 1957 Modified race (Mike Cox Collection)
1956 Convertible race - Ray Atkinson of Indianapolis, IN on his way to a career best seventh place finish in his Dodge...
Huge crowds packed the stands at the North Turn...
Harold Kite on his way to winning the 1950 GN race in a '49 Lincoln...
1956 Modified race - Ralph Earnhardt #200 and Johnny Roberts #3...
Joie Ray is assisted from his overturned Henry J as Pepper Cunningham's Hudson passes...
The not too sturdy flag stand during a Modified race...
Joe Weatherly starts his qualifying run for the 1956 Convertible race...
L. C. Rigsby had more to deal with than the surf and sand in the 1952 GN race...
Mid-1950s Modified race... #6A is Bobby Myers...
Freddie Meier team car to South FL driver Marty Handshaw - 1958 - DNS the race...
Orlando-area driver Phil Orr's Ford in the pits prior to the 1958 Grand National race - Orr finished 27th (Courtesy Bud Layton)
Marvin Panch at the 1957 Convertible race...
Joe Weatherly ran his first Beach race in 1952 finishing 4th in the Modified event driving this Ford Sportsman...
1954 pits - #6 Ralph Ligouri and #25 Fireball Roberts...
Louise Smith set for the 1951 Sportsman race...
Bill Tanner finished 6th in the 1955 Sportsman race...
Getting ready for qualifying runs in 1957 - Miami-area driver Rod Perry drove #112...
Tim Flock makes a pit stop during the 1956 Modified race...
Packed North Turn grandstands...
Bobby Myers drove this '55 Chevy for Ansel Rakestraw in the 1956 GN race and finished 46th out of 78 starters...
Typical North Turn Modified mess...
Lee Petty hard on the brakes during the 1954 GN race...
Cotton Owens started 3rd in the 1956 GN race but was a DNF...
1956 - Joe Weatherly...
Starting point for the timed runs in 1957...
Herb Thomas finished 9th in the '56 GN race driving Smokey Yunick's Chevy...
Pits before the 1949 Modified race - #33 was driven by Pap White...
Neat color photo of the pace lap for the 1956 GN race...
Lee Petty #178 during the 1955 Modified race - Petty did not have a good day, finishing 60th (Courtesy Bud Layton)
A Chrysler goes through the speed traps during the 1957 performance trials...
Bob Pemberton of Air Lift won the Flying Mile and Economy Run in 1959 with this Pontiac...
Herb Thomas ran this Packard in the '55 GN race - car was owned by Walt Chapman...
This 1934 Ford Special ran 115 mph in the measured mile in the early-1950s...
1958 Convertible race - Wilbur Rakestraw leading Glen Wood... both in 1957 model Fords...
St. Augustine's Bill Snowden (George Collins Collection)
Fans getting set for the start ot a race (Steve Leavitt Photo)
Convertible Race action in the North Turn from 1957...
KY driver Bob Reuther set a record of 150.25 mph on the Measured Mile in 1957 in this tricked-out '38 Plymouth/'57 Chrysler V-8.
Pure Gas trucks made great grandstands in 1957 (Steve Leavitt Photo)
Banjo Matthews drove this '58 Chevy in the 1958 GN race - Car was owned by Jim Rathmann...
1956 Modified race - Eventual winner Tim Flock leads Joe Lee Johnson and Bunk Moore...
Bill Blair accepts the trophy for winning the 1953 GN race from NASCAR President Bill France...
Marvin Panch leads eventual winner Curtis Turner during the 1958 Convertible race...
John Fitch had an added fin to his Corvette for the Speed Trials in 1956 (GM Media Photo)
The car Orlando's Dick Joslin used when he won the Sportsman race in 1954 (Courtesy Jimmy Joslin)
1957 GN race - Fireball Roberts' Ford leads the Plymouth of Detroit, MI driver Lem Svajian - the only NASCAR race Svajian ran...
Roy Hall was one of the early stars on the Beach driving for owner Raymond Parks and mechanic Red Vogt...
Bill Blair in an Oldsmobile dives under the Studebaker of Dick Linder during the 1951 GN race...
Darel Dieringer qualifying for the 1957 GN race driving a Pontiac for owner John Zink of Indy Car fame...
Orlando driver Wilbur "Rosebud" Flower drove this car in the 1955 Sportsman race (Courtesy Lewis Trammell)
Eddie Pagan's '57 Ford is unloaded before the 1958 GN race - Pagan took 8th place in the race (Courtesy Bud Layton)
Milt Hartlauf took 4th in the 1955 Modified race driving one of several Bob Fish-owned cars that were in the race...
Lee Petty went on to win the 1954 GN race in this Chrysler New Yorker Deluxe (Courtesy Tony Cooper)
Bill Champion ran this 1940 Ford in the 1953 Modified race...
Iowa's Johnny Beuchamp finished second in the 1957 GN race driving this Chevy called the SEDCO Black Widow owned by Hugh Babb...
Air Lift photo of their '57 Olds J-2 Rocket & drivers Herb Thomas, Buck Baker, Jim Paschal, Lee Petty & Speedy Thompson.
Jack Bowsher ran this car in the 1954 and 1955 Modified and Sportsman races...
Convertible race pace lap in 1957 - Bob Welborn is in #49 (Courtesy Scott Peterson)
1956 Convertible race - Gene Blain leads Jack Lawrence and John Schipper (Courtesy Bud Layton)
1955 GN race - Axel Anderson leading Curtis Turner...
Buck Baker took 4th place in the 1957 GN race in Hugh Babb's Chevy and went on to win the '57 NASCAR GN title...
Indianapolis, IN driver Ray Atkinson drove his Dodge to a 7th place finish in the 1956 Convertible race (Courtesy Bill Skinner)
Lining up for time trial runs in 1957...
Dink Widenhouse's Modified in the pits near the South Turn circa 1957 (Walt Wimer Photo)
Jimmy Thompson leans against Marion Cox Modified Ford he drove in 1958 finishing 2nd (Mike Cox Collection)
Larry Odo's Chevy is abandoned after running off the Southy Turn in the '56 Convertible race...
Frankie Schneider and the Clark-Warwick Oldsmobile get set for GN racing in 1952...
Ed Samples kicks up some sand on the North Turn during the 1949 Modified race...
Betty Skelton behind the wheel of the 1956 Chevy Corvette Pace Car...
Gober Sosebee won the Modified race in 1950 and the Sportsman race in 1951...
Curtis Turner #14 and Dick Joslin #71 pass the wrecked car of Tommie Elliott during the 1954 Modified race...
Doug Yates' Chrysler is towed in after a wheel broke on lap 25 of the 1952 GN race...
Billy Myers #14w took second in the 1956 GN race driving a Mercury for Bill Stroppe...
Don Oldenberg making a qualifying run for the 1957 GN race driving Bob Osiecki's Plymouth - He finished 14th in the race...
Start of the 1955 Modified race (Walt Wimer Photo)
Paul Goldsmnith in Smokey Yunick's Chevy - Finished 24th in the 1957 GN race (Courtesy Scott Peterson)
Larry Frank leads Gene Blair and George Bumgardner during the 1956 Convertible race...
Before the races in 1947, the Mayor of Daytona Beach and Bill France present the 1946 NASCAR Championship trophy to Ed Samples..
1955 GN race - Herb Thomas in a Packard for the only time in his GN career - Engine troubles put him out after just 22 laps...
1957 Modified race - Florida drivers Marty Handshaw #237 and Phil Orr #114 battle with Maryland's Jimmy Mairs #0...
Curtis Turner drove for car owner Charlie Schwam in the 1956 GN race...
The Julian Buesink-owned Chrysler that was driven to a 10th place finish in the 1952 GN race by Lloyd Moore...
Ralph Moody's Ford #12 passes Pete Yow's #203 Buick on his way to finishing 3rd in the '56 GN race - Yow was scored 50th...
Bunk Moore #399 and Red Farmer hit the fence off turn two during the 1956 Modified race (Courtesy Red Farmer)
Dink Widenhouse of Concord, NC ran both Modifieds and NASCAR GN on the beach...
Fonty Flock driving for Bob Fish...
Al Stephens of West Palm Beach at the 1952 Modified race with his Plymouth-Powered Ford...
Dick Rathman driving the Pure Sensitized 1954 Hudson during the 1954 GN race - Car was owned by John Ditz - Finished 4th...
Modified race day in the early-1950s...
1952 GN race - Californian Dick Meyer broke a transmission late in the race but his Lincoln was still scored in 17th...
Joe Weatherly started on the pole in the 1956 Convertible race and led the first 5 laps before dropping out on lap 20...
This may be Johnny Roscoe in 1954...
Fonty Flock's 1939 Al Dykes's Ford lies in palmetto bushes after tumbling off the course during the Rayson Memorial race in 1948
Some of the typical carnage off the South Turn during one of the Modified races...
Tim Flock with Ted Chester's Hudson Hornet...
Red Byron won in Modifieds on the Beach in 1948 and the first Strictly Stock race on the Beach in 1949...
Pat Kirkwood and his San Juan Motors Chrysler won the pole for the 1952 GN race and he went on to finish third...
Curtis Turner did not have one of his best races in the '56 GN race, finishing in 52nd place...
Tim Flock after driving to victory in the 1956 GN race...
Russ Truelove getting set to qualify in 1956...
Louise Smith - 1951...
Three wide during the 1957 GN race - Fonty Flock #18, Rex White #44 and Canadian Dick Foley #61...
Curtis Turner takes the checker to win the 1956 Convertible race...
A massive crowd watches as the 1955 GN field heads south on Hwy A1A during the pace lap...
Calamity in the North Turn of the 1953 Modified race...
Portland, OR driver Joie Ray drove this Henry J owned by Grady Quinn in the 1952 GN race. He wrecked after completing 11 laps...
1941 - Skimp Hersey (Hersey Family Photo from the George Collins Collection)
1958 Convertible race - John Hamby #125 and Possum Jones #48 are looking the wrong way as the #999 of Wilbur Rakestraw passes...
Dave Terrell of Newton, PA in his Dodge before the 1954 GN race...
1957 GN race - Eventual winner Cotton Owens leads Charlie Cregar past Lee Petty's wrecked car (Courtesy Scott Peterson)
Ernie Walls just before he crashed on lap 1 of the 1958 Convertible race to finish dead last...
1952 GN pit area...
Group photo of those involved with Fish Carburetor Corp. based in Daytona Beach - Ray Fox and Fireball Roberts in the back row..
Harvey Eakin drove this Nash to a 23rd place finish in the 1955 GN race, four laps down...
Red Duvall drove his Packard to 14th place in the 1953 GN race...
Bill France's gas station at 316 Main Street was a gathering point for racers during the early days of racing on the beach...
A young Earl Brooks raced this Modified in 1955...
Glen Wood streaks by the start-finish line during one of the Modified races...
Herb Thomas finished 5th in the 1995 Modified race driving for Bob Fish...
Buck McCardell breaks a wheel during the 1952 GN race as #9 Ed Samples goes past...
Marvin Panch #98 rear-ends the #301 of Buck Baker during the '56 GN race as Dick Linder #157 looks to avoid...
TN driver Brownie King - 1958 Convertible race...
1st lap of the '56 GN race - Teammates Jim Wilson #576 and Buddy Krebs #321 crash and roll - owner Harvey Walters not too happy.
1958 GN race winner Paul Goldsmith with car owner Smokey Yunick...
1954 Modified race (Sue Putt Collection)
Charlie Cregar - 1955
Coke and Pepsi sold at the same concession stand (Sue Putt Collection)
1956 - Jack Radtke #342, a veteran of the Normandy invasion during WWII, is chased by Curtis Turner #99...
Doug Yates #31 and Axel Anderson #444 spin during the 1958 GN race...
Fonty Flock finished third in the 1957 GN race (Courtesy Scott Peterson)
Dick Rathman high and wide on his way to a 4th place finish in the 1954 GN race...
Jack Smith had a bad day in the 1956 GN race finishing 70th out of 76 starters - car was owned by Joe Jones...
1958 - Dean Layfield of Wellsville, NY wheeled this Chevrolet owned by William Dickenson to a 12th place finish in the GN race..
Herb Thomas drove his Smokey Yunick-wrenched Chevy to 9th place in the 1956 GN race...
Indiana's Herschel White ran his only NASCAR Convertible race on the Beach in 1956, finishing 15th...
Cars head into the South Turn during the parade lap for the 1956 GN race - Eventual winner Tim Flock on the pole...
Curtis Turner on his way to finishing second in the 1957 Modified race (Courtesy Scott Peterson)
Tim Flock won the NASCAR Convertible race in 1957...
Earl "Wimpy" Sipple - 1957 Modified race...
Herb Thomas with his Hudson in 1953...
Charles Mullins ended up in the surf during the 1955 Modified race...
Tommy Moon in the #29 chases the #96 of Stan Parnell in the 1951 NASCAR Sportsman race...
Aerial view of Modifieds racing through the North Turn...
1941 - Skimp Hersey and friends (Hersey Family Photo-George Collins Collection)
1958 GN racers of Charles Stone #54 and Joe Lee Johnson in the pits...
Terry Flynn ran this '37 Dodge in the 1955 Modified race...
Max King of Cartersville, GA at the 1949 Modified race where he finished 19th...
1957 Plymouth pace car...
Mods 1953 - F. Flock #22, J. Lewallen #47, D. Mackey #P6, K. Marroit #4D, B. Ingersoll #100, L. Johnson #40, R. Douglas #11jr.
Billy Myers finished third in the 1956 Modified race (Courtesy Randy Myers)
Harold Kite in victory lane after his win in the 1950 GN race...
1956 - Marvin Gilhausen poses with his Ford Sportsman - He finished 45th in the Modified event...
Glen Wood kicks up some sand during the 1957 Convertible race...
Jack Schutte finished 7th in the 1955 Sportsman race, driving this Ford owned by Tommy Moon (Dale Hardie Collection)
Dick Bailey of Grove City, PA ran this Pontiac in the 1958 GN race - started ninth and finished 20th...
Speedy Thompson - 1956...
Bob Welborn's Chevy before the 1957 Convertible race...
Billy Myers took second in the 1956 GN race driving this Mercury for Bill Stroppe...
James Stultz - 1955 (Courtesy Clyde Magnum)
1956 Speed Trials...
1952 GN race - Despite losing a wheel, Tommy Thompson finished 7th in his '51 Chrysler...
Glen Wood finished second in the 1956 Modified race...
Bob Said piloted this Ferrari 375 Indianapolis to a new class speed record of 170.538 mph during the 1955 Speed Trials...
Bob Fish-owned M-2 at the Fish Carburetor shop in Daytona - This from 1955 when the driver was Milt Hartlauf...
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