Daytona Track FactsDaytona Beach, Florida, was an early center for American auto racing. Daytona International Speedway opened in 1959 and hosts the Daytona 500, one of NASCAR’s premier events.
The track is a 2.5-mile tri-oval super speedway, 40 feet wide with 12 to 30-foot apron. Banking is 31 degrees.
Aside from the traditional Indy 500 race, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway also hosts NASCAR's Brickyard 400, the United States Grand Prix Formula-1 event, and Red Bull MotoGP races.