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Thursday, 15 May 2014 12:00

Daytona Rising Project Making Progress

Daytona International Speedway is one the most famous racetracks in the world and prides itself on offering fans one of the best race day experiences of any track in NASCAR. Each year, the 2.5-mile long superspeedway hosts the Daytona 500 in February, another NASCAR race around the 4th of July, and the Rolex 24 endurance race in January. The Daytona Rising project at Daytona International Speedway (DIS) in Florida broke ground last summer. The $400 million renovation aims to upgrade the front stretch grandstand’s exterior appearance and improve fan experience on race days. The new grandstand will feature 11 football field sized “neighborhoods” that will allow fans to socialize and interact with one another during the race without missing any of the action.  DIS is working closely with design-builder Barton Mallow to ensure the three-year project runs smoothly and does not interfere with any race preparation or activities.

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  • Date occured Thursday, 15 May 2014