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Daytona International Speedway enters into agreement with ASRA for Daytona 200

Daytona International Speedway has reached a sanction agreement with the American SportBike Racing Association (ASRA) to hold the 74th DAYTONA 200 motorcycle race on Saturday, March 14, 1 p.m., at Daytona International Speedway, Track President Joie Chitwood announced today. The DAYTONA 200 will be a 57-lap race on the 3.51-mile road course showcasing 600cc sportbikes battling for...

Statement from Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III on the UNOH Battle At The Beach

“After much consideration, Daytona International Speedway will not host any future UNOH Battle At The Beach events. For the past two years, the UNOH Battle At the Beach has produced thrilling racing on our backstretch. It was necessary for us to make this difficult decision given that we will open 40,000 new seats during Budweiser Speedweeks 2015 as part of the DAYTONA Rising redevelopment...

HOMETRACK: Daytona International Speedway ends the ‘Battle At The Beach’

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III announced on Wednesday that the UNOH Battle At The Beach won’t be taking place during Speedweeks 2015. “After much consideration, Daytona International Speedway will not host any future UNOH Battle At The Beach events. For the past two years, the UNOH Battle At the Beach has produced thrilling racing...
Via On Pit Road
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 January Testing Dates at Daytona International Speedway Announced

January testing at Daytona International Speedway will start a week later in 2015, Track President Joie Chitwood announced. The Roar Before The Rolex 24, the critical three-day test for the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge teams, is scheduled for Jan. 9-11. The season-opening 53rd anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona will be on...

Statement from Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III on the Passing of Legendary Crew Chief, Engine Builder and Owner Ray Fox

“We are saddened by the news of the passing of Ray Fox. Ray was a legendary wrench man who led Junior Johnson to victory in the 1960 Daytona 500 and also called Daytona Beach home. Since his retirement, he was a frequent visitor at the track and his presence will be missed. We extend our thoughts and prayers to the Fox family.”

Daytona International Speedway Wants To Host Jaguars Game In Future

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III donned a No. 59 Jacksonville Jaguars jersey Tuesday and took the practice field for a little fun. It might have been a business trip, too. The Jaguars have made it clear they would like to regionalize their small-market franchise, which could lead to playing preseason games in neighboring cities like...
Via NESN.com
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Captain America actor Chris Evans tabbed as Daytona 500 Grand Marshal

Chris Evans has been tabbed as the Daytona 500 Grand Marshal, taking on The Great American race duties of announcing the worlds most famous words in motorsports, “Drivers, start your engines.” Evans stars in Captain America, and will be promoting the series second film – ‘The Winter Soldier,” that is set to release on April, 4. “What better way to kick-off ‘The Great...
Via Tireball.com
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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
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