DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Hundreds of karters from across the country will spend their holidays at Daytona International Speedway for Daytona KartWeek.

Karters will participate races on two different courses – the George Kugler/Bridgestone Manufacturer’s Cup Series will compete on the sprint track located in Turns 3 and 4 and the Dirt World Championships will race on the quarter-mile dirt track outside Turns 1 and 2.

Many of today’s NASCAR stars made their first visits to DIS during Daytona KartWeek including two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart, Brian Vickers, Bobby Labonte and 2010 Daytona 500 Champion Jamie McMurray as well as IZOD IndyCar Series star Marco Andretti.

Tickets for Daytona KartWeek can be purchased at Ticket Booth E located above the Turn 1 tunnel.

For adults, a three-day pass is available for $30, $25 for a two-day pass and $15 for a one-day pass. Children seven and under are $20 for a three-day pass, $15 for a two-day pass and $10 for a single-day pass.

One-day passes will not be sold Dec. 28 or 29.