Of the many events hosted at the Daytona International Speedway, perhaps none is more anticipated than the annual Daytona 500, otherwise known as "The Great American Race." Find out all you'll need to know to prepare for this year's event on Sun. Feb 23, 2014 with Daytona International Speedway information below.
Daytona International Speedway Seating Information
The Daytona International Speedway offers many different seating options, all which have unique names for the designated areas. The grandstands, named Old Field, DePalma, Weatherly, Earnhardt, Sprint, Campbell, Petty, Roberts, Segrave, Keech, and Lockhart, extend across the venue between turns 1 and 4, with Allison and Lund located near turn 2. Fanzones, Pit Road Patios, infield entertainment and hospitality, and more can be found in the spacious Daytona International Speedway as well. In addition to the sprawling grandstands, fans also can take in the Daytona 500 from one of the Daytona International Speedway's suites or premium clubs.
Daytona International Speedway Parking Information
Daytona International Speedway offers free parking, as well as complimentary shuttle service before and after the Daytona 500. Located at the corner of Bill France Blvd. and Clyde Morris Blvd., Lot 7 is recommended for guests sitting in Oldfield, DePalma, Weatherly, Campbell, Roberts, Segrave, Keech, Lockhart, Sprint, Petty, and Earnhardt. Similarly, Lot 10, located at the corner of Williamson Blvd. and Bellevue Extension, and is ideal for those sitting in Allison and Lund.
Daytona International Speedway Food and Drink Information
A vast assortment of food and drink options will be available throughout the Daytona International Speedway. From sub sandwiches, to cocktails, BBQ, grilled chicken, fresh burgers, ice cream, peanuts, popcorn, and more, Daytona 500 patrons will have a hearty selection from anywhere inside the venue.
Daytona International Gate Information
Gates and lots will open the morning of the event. Guests are permitted to bring medium-sized coolers, lightweight backpacks, binoculars, cameras, headsets, and seat cushions. Strollers and umbrellas are prohibited.
Daytona International Speedway Accessibility Information
Guests with an authorized sticker or placard will be permitted to park in designated accessible areas. These reserved parking areas will be located near the corresponding grandstand inside the venue.