Ralph DePalma and his Packard V-12 - Daytona Beach, Florida

Ralph DePalma and his Packard V-12 - Daytona Beach, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/149998
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Title

  • Ralph DePalma and his Packard V-12 - Daytona Beach, Florida

Image Number

  • N041915

Year

  • 1919

Date Note

  • Photographed during the week of February 12, 1919.

Series Title

    Biography Note

  • During the week of February 12, 1919, DePalma set a new record of 149.875 mph for the Daytona Measured Mile.

  • Biography Note

  • The V-12 engine of 905 cubic inches displacement was based on the Liberty aircraft engine of WWI fame, which was also developed by the Packard engineer, Col. Jesse G. Vincent.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

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