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Daytona International Speedway

 
 
Daytona International Speedway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, October 7, 2018
1. Daytona International Speedway Marker
Inscription.  Known as the ”World Center of Racing,” Daytona International Speedway was founded by Bill France Sr. and officially opened its doors in 1959 for the inaugural DAYTONA 500. Thanks to the $400 million redevelopment project dabbed “DAYTONA Rising,” Daytona International Speedway is now the first motorsports stadium in the world and has activity nearly every day of the year hosting stock cars, motorcycles, concerts, rally cross, karts and more. DAYTONA hosts premier events such as the DAYTONA 500, the Coke Zero Sugar 400, the Rolex 24 at DAYTONA sports car event, the Daytona Super Cross and the Daytona 200 Motorcycle Classic. In addition, the Speedway showcases daily track tours and is home to the champion DAYTONA 500 car.
 
Erected by Daytona International Speedway.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentRoads & VehiclesSports.
 
Location. 29° 11.253′ N, 81° 4.52′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can
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be reached from the intersection of W International Speedway Boulevard and Fentress Blvd. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1835 W International Boulevard, Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chase Elliott (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Corvette Racing Claims A1-2 (IMSA) GTLM Class Finish in the Rolex 24 (about 500 feet away); Benny Parsons (about 500 feet away); Bill France Sr. and Joe Littlejohn Finish 1-2 / Zora Arkus-Duntov breaks the 150 MPH Barrier (about 500 feet away); Lee Petty (about 500 feet away); Red Byron (about 600 feet away); Ransom E. Olds (about 600 feet away); Louis Chevrolet Sets a Land-Speed Record (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
Daytona International Speedway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, October 7, 2018
2. Daytona International Speedway Marker
Daytona International Speedway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By NASCAR Photos
3. Daytona International Speedway
Daytona International Speedway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By NASCAR Photos
4. Daytona International Speedway
Daytona International Speedway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By NASCAR Photos
5. Daytona International Speedway
Daytona International Speedway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By NASCAR Photos
6. Daytona International Speedway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 13, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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