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Once the automobile sector realised that the hard-packed sand of Ormond Beach was ideal for race courses, on March 26, 1903, the first timed trials were held. Ormond Beach soon earned its title as the "Birthplace of Speed". Birthplace of Speed Park, commemorating this world’s first time trials. At the site you can also find the Ormond Garage replica. The original Ormond Garage, known as "Gasoline Alley," was built in 1904 to accommodate the racers and their mechanics.
Once the automobile sector realised that the hard-packed sand of Ormond Beach was ideal for race courses, on March 26, 1903, the first timed trials were held. Ormond Beach soon earned its title as the "Birthplace of Speed". Birthplace of Speed Park, commemorating this world’s first time trials. At the site you can also find the Ormond Garage replica. The original Ormond Garage, known as "Gasoline Alley," was built in 1904 to accommodate the racers and their mechanics.

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