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Daytona International Speedway’s $400 Million Project Nears Completion

The world’s first motorsports stadium will be ready for its debut later this month at the Rolex 24 At Daytona Weekend.

After more than two years of redeveloping its nearly mile-long front stretch, Daytona International Speedway’s (DIS) $400 million DAYTONA Rising project is near completion. On Tuesday, DIS received its temporary certificate of occupancy which allows us to begin moving into the facility and fully prepare for the upcoming race season. The world’s first motorsports stadium will be ready for its debut later this month at the Rolex 24 At Daytona Weekend.

Since kicking off the project in July 2013, DIS has celebrated tremendous milestones along the way including the DAYTONA Rising 500 groundbreaking ceremony, the first-ever DAYTONA Rising Escalator Duel to activate the new vertical transportation as well as the recent lighting of the massive identification sign.

“After more than two years of dedication and hard work, we’re thrilled that our new motorsports stadium is nearing completion,” said Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III. “We’re thankful for the tremendous support from our partners, project team and fans and can’t wait to welcome everyone during the Rolex 24 At Daytona.”

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Exit 261 - Daytona Beach, FL | Stopovers | I-95 Exit GuideWhat makes Daytona Beach, FL a great overnight stop? Consider this… you’ve traveled all day, you’re tired, hungry, the kids are wired… you get the picture. What you really need right about then is that perfect overnite stop… an exit where you feel safe and comfortable… an exit with a good mix of accommodations and a variety of eating places… not just fast food. And, maybe a little shopping later before you get back to the motel. The next morning you can gas up nearby and head out. Everything you need conveniently located right off the exit! Those exits are great overnight stops!



City: Daytona Beach, Florida
Exit Number: I-95, Exit 261
Exit Description: US92, DeLand, Daytona Beach
Food: 7-11, Blimpie Subs, Bob Evan’s, Burger King, Checkers, Chick-fil-A, Cracker Barrel, Days Inn, Denny’s, Fazoli’s Italian Restaurant, Friendly’s, Hooter’s, International House of Pancakes, Krystal, McDonald’s, Mini-Mart (at Amoco, BP, Citgo, Hess, RaceTrac and Shell), Olive Garden, Pizza Hut, Pizzaria Uno, Red Lobster, Ruby Tuesday, S&S Cafeteria, Shoney’s, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House
Gas: Amoco, BP, Chevron, Citgo, Exxon, Hess, Mobil, RaceTrac, Shell, Texaco
Lodging: Days Inn, EconoLodge, Golden Eagle Motor Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn, Howard Johnson, La Quinta Inn, Quality Inn, Ramada Inn, Speedway Inn, Super 8, Travelodge
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Shopping: Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Dillard’s, Home Depot, JC Penny, Marshall’s, Pep Boys, PetsMart, Sears, Target, Toys ‘r Us, Walgreen Drugs
Other: to Daytona International Speedway, Jai-Alai Fronton, Klassix Auto Museum, Dog Track, Daytona Beach Airport, AAA Office. This is a major commercial business district. Numerous services are located east on US 92 and Daytona Beach