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About Daytona International Speedway

Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, Daytona International Speedway is a racetrack that first opened its doors in 1959. Currently, it’s under the ownership of NASCAR and the International Speedway Corporation.

Daytona International Speedway Seating

The venue has a total capacity of 167,000, although this number can fluctuate based on the event and seating arrangement. Also known as the International Horseshoe and the World Center of Racing, Daytona International Speedway is an open venue.

Events at Daytona International Speedway

Daytona International Speedway is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for racing events, in addition to hosting other functions.

Getting into Daytona International Speedway

Want to ensure a smooth entry to Daytona International Speedway? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.

Security at Daytona International Speedway

Security at Daytona International Speedway is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that Daytona International Speedway has a strict bag policy.

Daytona International Speedway Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

  • Bags:
  • One clear bag or backpack per person (18" x 18" x 14" max size) or one soft-sided cooler (14" x 14" x 14" max size).
  • Essentials:
  • Sunscreen, sunblock, hand sanitizer, and bug spray (aerosol, gel, or liquid).
  • Pre-packaged and sealed food and beverages in your clear bag or cooler (including alcohol, but no glass containers).
  • Ice.
  • Insulated cups (64 oz max).
  • Tech:
  • Cameras, binoculars, scanners, and headsets (worn on neck, belt, or in your clear bag).
  • iPads, tablets, and laptops.
  • Comforts:
  • Seat cushions without metal components.
  • Cigarettes and lighters.
  • Other:
  • Service animals.
  • Nationality flags on pencil-sized wooden sticks (cannot obstruct views).

    What to Bring to Daytona International Speedway

    When you come to an event at Daytona International Speedway, make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you intend to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also some cash. Because this is an outdoor venue, it can get a little cold during the winter months (and sometimes year round), so we recommend checking the weather report to consider bringing extra layers and maybe even a blanket. Plus, it might be worth it to carry a rain jacket or poncho just in case the weather changes.

    Daytona International Speedway Experience

    Your experience at Daytona International Speedway extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.

    Food and Beverage at Daytona International Speedway

    Plenty of concessions are available at Daytona International Speedway. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer and mixed drinks.

    Payment Methods Accepted at Daytona International Speedway

    Daytona International Speedway primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although Daytona International Speedway accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.

    Is There Wi-Fi Available?

    Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.

    Can I Smoke at Daytona International Speedway?

    Yes, Daytona International Speedway has designated smoking areas located throughout the venue. In these areas, cigarettes, vapes, and e-cigarettes are permitted. However, it should be noted that smoking in the seating area is generally not permitted.

    How to Get to Daytona International Speedway

    Daytona International Speedway is located at 1801 West International Speedway Boulevard, Daytona Beach, Florida, 32114. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.

    Daytona International Speedway Parking Details

    Daytona International Speedway has plenty of parking options nearby. Many event-goers will utilize onsite parking, while others will use nearby public parking. Parking prices can range depending on where you decide to park and may even be free for some events. We have outlined some of the closest parking options for Daytona International Speedway visitors. They are Cycle Gear, Long Term Parking (Daytona Beach International Airport Parking), Short Term Parking (Daytona Beach International Airport Parking), 1605 Richard Petty Blvd. Parking and Rental Car Parking (Daytona Beach International Airport Parking).

    How Early Should I Get to Daytona International Speedway?

    Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.

    If you plan on tailgating, we recommend getting to Daytona International Speedway even earlier, so you can enjoy the full pregame experience!

    Can You Tailgate at Daytona International Speedway?

    Daytona International Speedway permits tailgating. However, the regulations concerning open flames, grills, and open containers can differ depending on local laws. Specific events may also have different rules, so reviewing the venue's particular guidelines is always wise when planning your tailgate. Remember that the goal is to create an enjoyable and safe environment for all event attendees.

    Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

    At Daytona International Speedway, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at frontage street near Cracker Barrel, accessible via eastbound International Speedway Boulevard. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.

    Daytona International Speedway Surrounding Area

    A stone’s throw away from Daytona International Speedway, a variety of restaurants await, serving everything from local specialties to global dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack before the event or a gourmet meal, there’s a choice for every taste. The vicinity also features a selection of hotels, providing a handy option for guests from out of town. With everything from high-end lodgings to economical choices, there’s a suitable resting place for every traveler.

    Nearby Restaurants to Daytona International Speedway

    Daytona International Speedway is surrounded by great restaurants and bars ready for any pre-event or post-event activities. Here are the top rated bars and/or restaurants close to the venue: Carrabba's Italian Grill, Tijuana Flats, Hooters, Jersey Mike's Subs and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.

  • Daytona International Speedway is located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and may very well be the most popular superspeedway in the country. This venue has been hosting races since 1959, and drivers and fans alike have come to fall in love with Daytona International Speedway. Fans especially love this venue because of its 101,000 grandstands seating capacity. This goes a long way in making Daytona International Speedway one of the loudest and most thrilling venues in the United States.

    In addition to popular NASCAR races including the Daytona 500, Daytona International Speedway also hosts other motor vehicle races of many kinds. These include sports cars, motorcycles, go karts, stock cars, and modified pickup trucks. This diversity is another reason that Daytona International Speedway has become so popular over the years.

    Anybody who ever has the chance to see a race at Daytona International Speedway should take advantage. Not only is the fan experience great, but many modern amenities and features make for a great time at the track.

    FAQs about Daytona International Speedway

    What time do gates open at Daytona Speedway?

    Gates typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to race time at Daytona Speedway. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as race times will vary.

    What happens if there is a rain delay or inclement weather at Daytona Speedway?

    In the event that the track at Daytona Speedway cannot be safely used due to inclement weather, the race will typically be held the next day.

    Are VIP Packages or Accessible Seating offered at Daytona Speedway?

    Daytona Speedway VIP seating packages and accessible seating section locations may vary per event. Please click the seating chart below or contact our customer service department to discuss options for accessible seating or VIP package purchases.

    Facts about Daytona International Speedway



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    Lap Record:

    0:40.364 Colin Braun

    Track Length:

    2.5 miles (4 km)

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