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Daytona International Speedway

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The Daytona International Speedway is a world-famous racing facility located in Florida, with a high-banked tri-oval design and progressive banking at its turns for an exciting racing experience. It is a four-turn, 2.5-mile (4 km) road course with a total lap length of 3.56 miles (5.73 km).

Upcoming Events and Sessions

Nothing on the radar. The engines are silent, the tires are cold and the asphalt is getting greener with every passing day.

Past Events

IMSA WeatherTech    
January 26-30 2022

Daytona: Interesting Facts

Nearest track of a similar category is Sebring International Raceway (194 kilometers away).

  1. The Daytona International Speedway circuit was built in 1959 by NASCAR founder Bill France, Sr.

  2. The circuit has a 2.5-mile (4.0 km) oval and a 3.56-mile (5.73 km) road course, making it the largest sporting facility in the world by capacity.

  3. The Daytona International Speedway has played host to several iconic races, including the Daytona 500 and the 24 Hours of Daytona.

  4. The Daytona 500, which has been run since 1959, is the First of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

  5. The Daytona International Speedway is the birthplace of "The King" of NASCAR, Richard Petty.

  6. The circuit is nicknamed "The World Center of Racing" due to its history of hosting many of the most important motorsports events in the world.

  7. The 24 Hours of Daytona, held annually since its inception in 1966, is one of the most grueling and prestigious races in the world.

  8. The Daytona International Speedway is home to the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, which honors the greatest motorsports drivers, racing teams, and administrators of all time.

  9. The first black driver to win a race at the Daytona International Speedway was Wendell Scott in 1963.

  10. The longest race ever held at the Daytona International Speedway was the 24 Hours of Daytona, which lasted a staggering 28 hours due to poor weather.

FIA Grade:  -    Length:  5729 m    Turns:  12

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