Daytona International Speedway To Construct Dirt Track
Short Track Lime Rock Quarter-Mile Track To Be Ready For AMA Pro Flat Track Events March 3-4
Artist rendering of the quarter-mile dirt track that will be built outside Turns 1 and 2 in the West Lot.
The project was necessitated by the City of
Construction on the quarter-mile dirt track, which will be made up of lime rock, will start in the early fall and be completed in time for next year’s March 3-4 AMA Pro Racing Flat Track motorcycle events, which are a part of 2010 Daytona 200 Week By Honda.
The new dirt track at Daytona International Speedway, which can also be utilized for other events such as the high performance karts from the World Karting Association, will have more than 5,000 temporary seats and lighting will be provided by Musco Lighting.
“Over the years, Municipal Stadium has been a great venue for us and the City of
“We’re excited about the addition of this new venue to our historic
“Moving to ‘The World Center of Racing’ for our Grand National Flat Track races during Bike Week is fantastic news,” said Mike Kidd, Director of Flat Track for AMA Pro Racing. “This will allow us to kick off the 2010 short track racing season in grand style.”
For more information and tickets on all Daytona International Speedway events, go online at http://www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com or call 1-800-PITSHOP.