Racing enthusiasts know Florida has plenty of action and summertime is no exception. Beginning Thursday, July 3, get in the mix of things at Daytona International Speedway for one of the best NASCAR races of the year.
The action begins at noon on Thursday when the Sprint FANZONE opens with a guided tour of the garage area, the NASCAR Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series practice sessions. The grandstand gates also open at noon, so you can get a head start on what promises to be three days of fast cars and talented drivers.
The Fourth of July festivities begins at 9am with the Coca-Cola Track Walk followed by more tours, activities in the FANZONE, live entertainment, driver appearances, and Nationwide and Sprint Series qualifying races throughout the day. At 7:30pm, the Subway Firecracker 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race begins with 100 laps of racing excitement.
On Saturday, July 5, the entertainment continues with the midway, trophy photo session, tours, driver appearances, live music on state, and autograph sessions. At 7:30pm, the 56th Annual Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race hits the track for 160 laps.
Plan on attending this annual event for top notch racing at one of the best speedways in the U.S. Folks come from all over the country to experience Florida at its best so be prepared for crowds.
Hotels are available but fill up fast. If you have an RV or a tent, camping is available so you don't miss any of the thrills and chills of the race. Tickets are on sale now.
Come on over to Daytona and get ready to celebrate Independence Day. Along with the sizzling races that will heat up the track, after the race, you'll experience one of the largest fireworks display in the country.
When it comes to summer entertainment, this event is at the top of the list!