Daytona Beach became the unofficial "Birthplace of Speed" in 1903 when two men argued over who had the fastest horseless carriage and decided things in a race on the white, hard packed sand along the Atlantic Ocean.
Here is a timeline of key moments from Daytona over the years:
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The community of 61,000-plus in the heart of Florida's Fun Coast region has become a motorsports mecca, with a long, storied history filled with thrills, glory and tragedy.
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