DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – No major sporting event is complete without the opportunity to tailgate with friends and family prior to the start of the game, or in this case, NASCAR’s biggest and most prestigious race – the Daytona 500.

Today, Daytona International Speedway announced new opportunities for fans to enjoy one of sports’ greatest traditions – tailgating – in the infield of the “World Center of Racing” for the 53rd running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 20.

For $50, Daytona 500 grandstand ticket holders can purchase an infield parking space for their car/light truck in one of two Infield Tailgate Zones located inside the legendary infield of Daytona International Speedway.

  The Infield Tailgate Zone package provides six tailgate zone admissions and a parking spot for tailgating before and after the Daytona 500. In between tailgating, race fans can enjoy the first “Great American Race” on the newly paved racing surface from their frontstretch grandstand seat.

To purchase an Infield Tailgate Zone package, call 1-800-PITSHOP or visit

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