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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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Gentleman Contemplating A Speed Run

These two gentleman appear to be contemplating their run on the sand during the 1907 Ormond-Daytona speed trials. The car is a new 1907 Thomas Flyer Model 4-60, double chain-drive which was a 3-pass. runabout. The car has been stripped of its fenders, lamps and hood and they must have thought that they would have…

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