1951 Daytona Speed Week Poster- Autographed by Alex Xydias
When Bill France, the president of Nascar, invited us to bring the
SO-CAL Speed Shop Spl. to run on the famous Daytona Beach
course, you can imagine how excited we were.
It would also give the speed shop and all other hot rodder’s national
exposure at what would become a major automotive event-Nascar Speed
week. France also invited Earl Evans belly tank and Nelson Taylor’s
Unfortunately the weather and the beach conditions were very bad.
None of could perform very well and the streamliner was wrecked on
the final run.
Founder, SO-CAL Speed Shop