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Ormond Beach 1905 speed Meet

Photos from the Peter Helck Collection showing three cars that attended the meet. Above is Louis Ross in his steam racing car which he built. It was powered by two Stanley engines. The number five car below is an English Napier driven by MacDonald. The second car below is James L. Breese in his Mercedes 40 h.p. Mercedes….

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On the Sand At Ormond Beach

Early Ormond Beach racing photos from the Peter Helck collection. The car above appears to be the 1904 Napier Gordon Bennett racing car. We were unable to fine any information as to how it did on the beach. We are believe this may possibly be 1905.  The car has survived can be seen in the…

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