AMA National Motorcycle championships at Daytona Beach Florida.
Motorcycle racers take to the sand for the 200 mile race. Winner tops 95 mph.

Classic images of the Daytona 200 race of 1948-50.
Images courtesy McAfee collection

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Start of the 1949 Daytona 200
Find the arrow for Dick McAfee

Phillie Cancilla

Bractwait                                              Brundage

Phillie Cancilla and Nelson bros.


Turn one at the Beach - Dick McAfee 88 out front!

Turn one sweeper

Dick McAfee - Bob Chaves

L-R, Dick McAfee, Ray Weser, Vern Gardner, Jimmie Braithwalte

Dick McAfee

Chaves and McAfee in the sandy pits

Hugh McAfee

Lassiter and McAfee

Kenny Eggers sporting his BSA

McAfee brothers - Art Boos in background

Tommy McDermott

Combo behind the scene shots during practice and race preparation.




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1 comment:

  1. Nice pictures. My father in law, John W. Billings rode the highest finishing Harley in this race. His number was 94W. He was one of 5 HD factory racers there. All of his race fotos were lost in a fire. Im still looking for a picture of him in race gear for the family.