Daytona Unveils Safety Upgrades

Daytona Int'l Speedway, working closely with NASCAR and International Speedway Corporation (ISC), performed an extensive review of the facility and developed a significant plan for additional safety initiatives.

Prior to the July NASCAR weekend, the following safety initiatives will be completed:
• Additional 20,000 square feet of asphalt in turn one
• Realignment of a portion of the inside retaining wall from infield road course exit to
• Installation of SAFER barrier (Steel and Foam Energy Reduction) on realigned retaining wall and existing retaining wall in turn one
• Installation of SAFER barrier on retaining wall at pit road exit
• Installation of SAFER barrier between the exit of turn four to pit road entry

"In addition, based on material availability and timing, we will install SAFER barrier on the outside backstretch wall and will complete as much as possible prior to the July NASCAR weekend. Following the July races, we will complete any remaining installation of SAFER barrier on the outside backstretch wall, and continue to install SAFER barrier on the remaining areas of the property. We will provide additional updates regarding our safety initiatives as circumstances warrant. The safety of the competitors and our fans is our top priority."

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