Website: Daytona International Speedway
Since 1959, Daytona International Speedway has hosted the Daytona 500, now the culmination of a two-week festival of speed known as Speedweeks. In early July, the track hosts the night-time running of the Pepsi 400.
Historic Daytona International Speedway is home to the Daytona 500 – “The Great American Race” and NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race. The Daytona 500 is held annually every February and many of NASCAR’s greats have captured the Harley J. Earl winner’s trophy such as Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, Cale Yarborough, Jeff Gordon, Dale Jarrett, Bobby Allison, Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt, Jimmie Johnson, Ryan Newman, Jamie McMurray and most recently Trevor Bayne.
Known as “the World Center of Racing,” Daytona International Speedway has activity nearly every day of the year hosting stock cars, sports cars, motorcycles and karts. Daytona International Speedway has at least eight major race weekends a year with premier events such as the Daytona 500, the Rolex 24 At Daytona sports car event and the Daytona 200 motorcycle classic.