DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway, home to NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race -- the Daytona 500, will celebrate the 10th annual NASCAR Day on Friday, May 17.

Between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Daytona International Speedway will celebrate NASCAR Day in front of the Ticket and Tours Office with lunch specials, prizes and music. In addition, OneBlood will be on site for a blood drive from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Lunch combos will be available for $3 and raffle tickets are $1 with prizes available such as:

  • Richard Petty Driving Experience ride-along package
  • Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola tickets and Pre-Race/Sprint FANZONE passes
  • Accommodations at area hotels
  • Autographed items
  • Legoland and Universal Studios tickets
  • Round of golf on The Players Stadium Course and Dye’s Valley course at TPC Sawgrass

NASCAR Day pins and NASCAR Unites wristbands will be available for donation and all proceeds from the NASCAR Day celebration stay in the local community and benefit The NASCAR Foundation’s Speediatrics unit at Halifax Health in Daytona Beach.

NASCAR Day is an annual celebration of NASCAR’s fans, charities and spirit. Since it began in 2004, NASCAR Day has raised nearly $10 million for charity.

The stars of NASCAR return to Daytona International Speedway on July 5-6. Tickets to the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and the Subway Firecracker 250 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Nationwide Series race are available by calling 1-800-PITSHOP or online at

Fans can follow NASCAR on Twitter (@NASCAR) and stay up to speed on the latest news by using hashtags #NASCAR and #COKEZERO400. Fans can also stay connected with Daytona International Speedway on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest for the latest news all season long.