KING OF THE BOARDS 

By Gary Doyle


Chapter 3: Flying on the Sand (Land Speed Record of 1920)

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Summary:

An interpretation of the events in Daytona in April of 1920.  The chapter uses newspaper accounts of the day and overlooked source material to review the standard interpretation of Tommy Milton's land speed record and his relationship to Jimmy Murphy and Jimmy's role in what most historians have characterized as a bitter feud between the two dominant drivers of the decade.

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