JOIE CHITWOOD RUMORS

College Football could be played at Daytona International Speedway

(Courtesy of Daytona International Speedway) College Football will make an appearance in 2016 at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2016. Depending on the type of success the game has, it could be growing to an even bigger stage. The Daytona International Speedway. Daytona will undergo a major overhaul with close to $400 Million being put into the Speedway, and it’s said to be complete...
Via Down and Distance
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Daytona International Speedway Wants To Host Football Games

Pro Football Talk is reporting that Daytona International Speedway is undergoing a three-year, $400 million refurbishment. When it’s finished, the venue will be configured to host things other than car races.  One idea being thrown around by facility president Joie Chitwood III is the hosting of football games at the race venue. “If you’re going to claim to be the ‘World...
Via Thacover2
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Frightening Crash At Daytona Leaves 28 Spectators Injured

In a horrific nightmare of a scene, a weekend at Daytona turned near tragic today following a massive crash. 28 people are reported as injured when parts of a car flew into the grandstands where spectators were located during a Nationwide Series event on Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. According to DIS president Joie Chitwood, 14 fans were transported to local hospitals...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Daytona president says track will be ready

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Daytona 500 will go off as planned. Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood said the track will "be ready to go racing" in time for Sunday's Daytona 500. The green flag will drop a day after a horrific accident injured fans and drivers, and damaged several safety features. At least 30 spectators were injured Saturday...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Daytona International unveils plans for upgrade

Daytona International Speedway has unveiled new details on its proposed redevelopment of the historic 53-year-old Florida racetrack. Speedway President Joie Chitwood showed conceptual renderings of the multi-year plan Tuesday at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. The plan calls for five new modern entrances, a second pedestrian bridge for easier access to the track and...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Track prez has big plans for Daytona

Daytona International Speedway is getting a facelift -- and for the grand dame of superspeedways, it's time. Track president Joie Chitwood believes that "the World Center of Racing" which holds NASCAR's annual kick-off party with the Daytona 500 needs to "live up to the expectation that the fan has when they attend the Super Bowl" of stock car racing...
Via Fox Sports
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Daytona Announces Major Renovations At Speedway

Statement from Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood regarding the impending Daytona frontstretch project is below. I broke the story on February 1st, and here is the link to my story: http://bit.ly/wdfYDu Joie Chitwood:  “International Speedway Corporation, parent company of Daytona International Speedway, has filed a Planned Master Development application...
Via Captain Thunder Racing
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

CUP: Statement From DIS President Chitwood On Potential Redevelopment

Daytona International Speedway president Joie Chitwood III had the following to say on potential redevelopment...
Via Speed Network
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Daytona to repave area damaged in fire

Daytona International Speedway is getting another repave. Track president Joie Chitwood III says the asphalt in Turn 3 will be removed and repaved following Saturday's motorcycle racing event. Workers have washed and cleaned the area of the track multiple times since a fiery explosion charred and damaged the track during the Daytona 500 on Feb. 27. Juan Pablo Montoya's...
Via Fox Sports
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Daytona to repave area charred by track fire

Daytona International Speedway is getting another repave. Track president Joie Chitwood III says the asphalt in Turn 3 will be removed and repaved following Saturday's motorcycle racing event. Workers have washed and cleaned the area of the track multiple times since a fiery explosion charred and damaged the track during the Daytona 500 on Feb. 27. Juan Pablo Montoya's...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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