DAYTONA Rising December Project Update

After achieving significant construction milestones related to the $400 million DAYTONA Rising project during the past year, Daytona International Speedway (DIS) is now preparing for the 53rd Anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Budweiser Speedweeks 2015. "We had another great year and hit several major milestones along the way," Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III said. "We're now beginning to prepare the facility for the 2015 racing season to ensure that our fans enjoy some of its new amenities."

Fans can get an early preview of DAYTONA Rising during Budweiser Speedweeks 2015 (the stadium will officially open in 2016). Approximately 40,000 new seats will be available along with two of the five injectors/entrances, new concessions, several of the neighborhoods or social areas and the new vertical transportation.

Key DAYTONA Rising Accomplishments to Date:
• Installed more than:
o 470,000 bolts
o 90,000 square feet of metal panel skin
o 20,000 tons of structural steel and miscellaneous metals

Upcoming Race-Ready Activities:
• Install temporary Americrown kitchens and miscellaneous trailers
• Prepare vertical transportation for final testing
• Set up more than 4,000 feet of construction fencing

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