Milt Marion – Famed Racer – Signed 7.5” x 9.75” B&W Photo.
Lot 642. Milt Marion – Famed Racer – Signed 7.5” x 9.75” B&W Photo. Marion was born – in 1909 on Long Island – to race. Dirt cars, stock cars, sprint cars, Indy cars – and boats, Marion raced them. On March 8, 1937, he drove a stock car to victory in the first beach and road race, which was sanctioned by the American Automobile Association, at Daytona. His mechanic, Bill France, the future co-founder of NASCAR, finished fifth. Later, Marion founded Marion Engineering, which owned and entered race cars in numerous events. He died in 1999 at the age of 90. His autograph is bold, nm-m 8 with slight smudging. Winning Bid $10.