|American Challenge at Daytona and Sebring||American Challenge at Daytona and Sebring||Automobile racing|
Automobile racing drivers
Formula One automobiles
Indy car racing
Stock car racing
American Challenge at Daytona and Sebring
- 1960 (circa)
- This film shows sports car races, including the Daytona Continental 2000K Race and the Sebring 12-hour Grand Prix. Footage shows Dan Gurney driving a Shelby Ford GT Cobra and a Lotus IV; another featured driver is Bob Bondurant. The Sebring race includes the Chaparral Car, a LeMans start, and the Goodyear Blimp. Produced by Dynamic Productions; sponsored by Goodyear.
|DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA||DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA||Amusement parks|
DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA
- 1970 (circa)
- This is one of the few tourism films to use synch sound with the models. It features three couples: one retired, one with two children and a young married couple. They frolic in the surf, fish and shop. Viewers see attractions, nightlife and all of the usual pastimes. The film shows some old-time footage of car races on the beach and many contemporary vehicles on the beach. It also shows Disney World, Marineland, Silver Springs, the Daytona Speedway, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse, Ormond Beach Hotel and Kennedy Space Center. Produced by Coronado Studios and Gouchenour Inc. Advertising; sponsored by the Daytona Beach Resort Area.
|THE WINNING RIDE ||THE WINNING RIDE ||Automobile accidents|
Stock car racing
THE WINNING RIDE
- The head of this film is missing. The film describes the Daytona Speedway and Daytona 500, showing cars prepared in garages on the site. Viewers see practice and time trials. Drivers Roger Ward, A.J. Foyt, Parnelli Jones, Fireball Roberts, Junior Johnson, Lee Petty and Richard Petty are seen. Trials result in several accidents. Rain delays the race and the first 10 laps are run under a yellow flag to dry the track. Tiny Lund is the winning driver. Fords place in the first five positions. Produced by Dynamic Productions; sponsored by Firestone.