DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – If race fans are looking for the perfect ticket package for DIRECTV Speedweeks 2009 with great value and one-of-a-kind experiences, Daytona International Speedway is offering plenty to pick from.
”The World Center of Racing” has put together a wide variety of fan friendly packages to enhance the race fan experience when visiting historic Daytona International Speedway for DIRECTV Speedweeks 2009 and the 51st annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 15.
Here’s a look at the special ticket packages that have been created:
Jimmy Vs. Kenny FACEOFF: Help decide which NASCAR RaceDay co-host and popular motorsports personality is more in touch with the fans. Designed around Kenny Wallace and Jimmy Spencer, the packages include a Superstretch ticket in either Wallace’s or Spencer’s section, souvenir gift, appearance by the SPEED Channel personalities and the ability to watch NASCAR RaceDay on the big screens from the sections. Available in a one-day package for the Daytona 500 as well as a two-day package that includes the Camping World 300.
Budweiser Shootout Pre-Party: Available for the 31st annual Budweiser Shootout on Saturday night, Feb. 7, race fans that purchase tickets to the All-Star event can add the Budweiser Shootout Pre-Party for only $20. Included in the package is a plate of world-famous Hooters wings, two drink tickets, music, the Hooters girls and a question and answer session with Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 9 Budweiser Dodge.
College Night for the Budweiser Shootout: The historic Daytona infield will have an exclusive “College Night tailgate area” for NASCAR’s no-holds barred All-Star race – the Budweiser Shootout. Included in the package is a general admission/infield ticket for access to the college area, infield parking, entertainment, souvenir gift and prizes to the best decorated site. To purchase, call 1-866-500-TIXX (8499) or visit www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com/collegenight.
All-You-Can-Eat: Available for the Gatorade Duel, NextEra Energy Resources 250 Camping World Truck Series race and the Camping World 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series races – race fans that purchase tickets for any of those races can add the All-You-Can-Eat offer for an additional $15. Included in All-You-Can-Eat package are hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and Coca-Cola products.
Get Hitched!: Looking for romance and racing? Get Hitched or Renew Your Vows on Daytona’s famed tri-oval in front of thousands of race fans during pre-race festivities for the Camping World 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Valentine’s Day – Saturday, Feb. 14. Among the amenities included in the one-day and two-day packages are race tickets, Pre-Race/Sprint FANZONE passes, participation in the wedding/vow-renewal ceremony in front of thousands, DIS wedding gift, admission to a festive wedding hospitality pavilion with a special champagne brunch. Call 1-866-500-TIXX or visit www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com/gethitched for more details.
Daytona 500 No Fuss Bus (SOLD OUT): Sit back, relax and leave the driving to us. No need to map out your arrival or hassle with traffic. The DAYTONA 500 No Fuss Bus will bring guests to and from Daytona International Speedway departing from Orlando, Jacksonville and Tampa. It’s a fun and easy way to get to the races. Round trip bus costs $35 per person. Call 1-800-PITSHOP or visit www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com for additional information including pick up/drop off locations.
Champions Suite: It’s an opportunity that every race fan would dream of doing – watching the Daytona 500 and visiting with a three-time winner of “The Great American Race.” The Champion’s Suite With Bobby Allison allows race fans the opportunity to rub elbows with past Daytona 500 champion Bobby Allison during DIRECTV Speedweeks and the 51st annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 15. Packages start at $699 and include admission to an in-door suite complete with food, drinks, Pre Race/Sprint FANZONE admission, souvenir event program and Daytona 500 Experience admission. Four-day and two-day packages are also available including additional DIRECTV Speedweeks events.
Family Night: Bring out the whole family for the NextEra Energy Resources 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Friday night, February 13th. A special section has been designated for fans that wish to enjoy the races from our alcohol-free and smoke-free seating in Keech Tower, section D. Offer includes admission to the races and Pre Race / Sprint FANZONE access where you can be front and center during Pre Race activities, special appearance by Joe Gibbs, stand atop of Sprint Cup Series garages for a behind the scenes view, sign your name on start/finish line and so much more. A donation will also be made to Youth For Tomorrow charity.
Keith Urban VIP Access: Grammy Award winner and country music superstar Keith Urban will perform at the Daytona 500 Pre-Race Show, the pre-race extravaganza leading up to the start of the prestigious “Great American Race” at Daytona International Speedway, on Sunday, February 15th. A special offer is available which includes a reserved seat admission to the Daytona 500 located on the Superstretch, Pre Race / Sprint FANZONE admission providing access to the entertainment area through the driver introductions and access to an exclusive VIP area up-front for the Keith Urban Pre-Race Show for $195. To purchase call 1-800-PITSHOP.
Dierks Bentley VIP Access (SOLD OUT): Six-time Grammy nominee and winner of countless CMA, ACM and CMT awards country music celebrity Dierks Bentley will perform Pre-Race for the 31st annual Budweiser Shootout on Saturday night, February 7th. The entertainment doesn’t stop there! Dierks Bentley will also perform post race inside the Sprint FANZONE. Purchase the Dierks Bentley Special offer which also includes exclusive VIP access up-front for the Dierks Bentley Pre and Post race shows, Question & Answer session, Budweiser Shootout admission and Pre Race / Sprint FANZONE access. To purchase call 1-800-PITSHOP.
Tickets for these packages as well as other Daytona International Speedway events are available online at http://www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com or by calling 1-800-PITSHOP.