Daytona500.com adds multimedia elements to homepage
Pod casts and unique video interviews added to internet content
Did you ever wonder what Daytona International Speedway President Robin Braig listens to on his CD player? What intimidates NASCAR President Mike Helton? What NASCAR spokesman Jim Hunter wants to be when he grows up? Or whether MRN President David Hyatt is a Harley or a Honda guy?
As if www.daytona500.com
wasn't the place to go already to get insider news on events and happenings at Daytona International Speedway, race fans can now visit the
multimedia site for two new and unique elements added to the "World Center of Racing's" internet homepage.
Here to Visit the Multimedia Site
Become a real DIS insider by watching video clips of drivers, sports personalities and VIPs that visit the "World Center of Racing" who sit down with the DIS staff in a segment called "Two Minutes With ¿" ¿Two Minutes With ¿¿ goes behind the scenes each month to reveal information even the most rabid race fanatics might not know. For example:
¿ Did you know NASCAR's Mike Helton used to officiate college basketball games?
¿ Did you know that DIS¿s Robin Braig is a Three Stooges fan?
¿ Did you know NASCAR¿s Jim Hunter¿s first job was delivering newspapers in Charleston, S.C.?
Fans can also get up to date on what¿s happening at motorsports most storied venue with the newly added ¿DIS Racecast.¿. Each month, DIS Media Relations Manager Andrew Booth and Communications Coordinator Mark Lewis will update fans on what¿s new and exciting at historic Daytona International Speedway. From the Richard Petty Driving Experience to DAYTONA USA, ¿DIS Racecast¿ will keep fans in the know about what to expect when they visit the ¿World Center of Racing.¿
Fans can also purchase tickets to all of the upcoming Speedweeks 2007 events and the 49th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 18 by visiting
or calling 1-800-PITSHOP.