The Daytona 500 is the most talked about racing event in the world.
Run every February, the 500 is the final event of a great eight days of racing at the Daytona International Speedway.
Over 200,000 spectators are on hand for NASCAR’s “Super Bowl” getting a suntan and watching their favorite drivers go 200 MPH with their closest competitors training by inches.
The 2016 race is scheduled for February 21st.
The race is such a big event it normally has a pre-race concert from a mega-star such as Tim McGraw or Kenny Chesney on the track in front of the finish line.
There is no bigger race than this one anywhere in the world.
The Daytona 500 creates instant legends out of the winners of this race.
It doesn’t matter how bad your career was otherwise, if you are a Daytona 500 winner, you are somebody.
You can be as young as 20 or celebrating your 50th birthday and win this race, it's been done before.
The Daytona International Speedway is unique among most sporting venues in that they allow you to bring your own food and drinks.
If you are going to be vacationing in Florida in February, you really should really consider about going to the Daytona 500.
This is one of those "Bucket List" type of events.
Every year a number of celebrities attend and support this great event.
You shouldn't be surprised to see people like rapper 50 Cent, movie director Muchael Bay and even Mitt Romney cheering for this favorite driver.
If you don't know who to root for, the Earnhardt family name is synonymous with NASCAR racing.
Be sure to book early though because the busses do fill up quickly and this event is guaranteed to sell out..
Daytona International Speedway
1801 West International Speedway Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
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