Daytona International Speedway
1801 West International Speedway Blvd,
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
The Daytona Oval was conceived by NASCAR founder Bill France, construction beginning in 1957 and the first race being held in 1959.
Time Zone : (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada), Bogota, Lima
Major Events : IndyCar, NASCAR, Le Mans Series, Daytona 24 hours
Circuit Length : Tri-Oval: 2.5 mile / 4 km
Sports Car Course: 3.56 miles / 5.7 km
Motorcycle Course: 2.95 miles / 4.75 km
Turns : Tri-Oval 4; Sports Car & Motorcycle 12
Lap Record : Tri-Oval: 42.783s Bill Elliott, Melling Racing NASCAR, 1987
Sports Car Course: 1m 39.195s Yannick Dalmas, Ferrari 333SP 1998
Motorcycle Course: 1m 37.546s Ben Spies, Suzuki, 2007
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Daytona 24 Hours Race Report Posted on: 01/02/2010
Action Express Racing with drivers Joao Barbosa, Terry Borcheller, Ryan Dalziel and Mike Rockenfeller captured the win at the 48th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.
The No. 9 Riley powered by a privately modified Porsche Cayenne V8 edged the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates by 52.303... Read More >>
Derek Johnston Ready for 24 Hour Epic at Daytona Posted on: 12/01/2010
British club racer and champion, Derek Johnston from Nottingham, fulfilled the first step of his dream race drive this weekend in Florida.
Derek tested his 500 bhp #77 Doran Racing Daytona Prototype this weekend at the Roar Before the Rolex 24. This official test is the final preparation for the Radical UK and European Championship winner&rs... Read More >>
Brits Test For The Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona This Weekend Posted on: 07/01/2010
The “Roar Before The 24” at Daytona International Speedway features from the UK The Franchitti brothers, Justin Wilson, Tim Sugden, Darren Manning, Luke Hines, Robin Liddell, Ryan Dalziel and Derek Johnstone.
Top class drivers from the UK, including current Indycar champion and 2007 Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti and 2008 Dayto... Read More >>
Johnston Banking on Success at Daytona Posted on: 18/12/2009
Derek Johnston, winner of the inaugural 2009 Rolex 24 At Daytona Driver Challenge presented by Sunoco, returned from the legendary Daytona International Speedway after posting times on a par with the pros.
Johnston, 47, first tried his hand at competitive motor racing in 2006, yet managed to record an impressive lap time of 1:48.5 on the cel... Read More >>
Radical Challenge Champ Johnston Wins Prize for 2010 Rolex 24 Posted on: 29/10/2009
Rolex 24 At Daytona Driver Challenge Presented By Sunoco To Return In 2010, Awarding A Seat In The 2011 Rolex 24
The biggest prize in British motorsports, the Rolex 24 At Daytona Driver Challenge presented by Sunoco, will return in 2010, when competitors in four British racing series will vie for a coveted driver’s seat in the 2011 Rol... Read More >>
2010 Rolex 24 At Daytona Poster Unveiled Posted on: 13/10/2009
French artist Erwin Dazelle, who was selected by Daytona International Speedway to design the 2010 Rolex 24 At Daytona poster and event program cover earlier this year, unveiled the artwork on Friday in the Infield Media Center at Homestead-Miami Speedway during NextEra Energy Resources SpeedJam Championships.