Those interested in a career within the sports industry will have a unique opportunity to tour the “World Center of Racing” on Wednesday, June 11 as well as hear from three top Florida sports executives in the 2014 Sports Career Summit.

The special day-long program will provide information and knowledge on how to break into the sports industry and the chance to network with sports executives, directors and managers.

Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III, Jacksonville Jaguars Vice President of Communications Dan Edwards and Orlando City Soccer Club Owner/President Phil Rawlins will have presentations and Orlando Sentinel sports columnist and sports radio host Mike Bianchi will serve as the event emcee.

Other 2014 Sports Career Summit highlights include:

  • Facility tour and “hot laps” around the 2.5-mile superspeedway for the first 100 registered
  • Lunch
  • Two tickets for each participant to the 56th annual Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday night, July 5

The 2014 Sports Career Summit will run between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and participants can register by visiting

Fans can follow NASCAR and stay up to speed on the latest news by using hashtag #NASCAR, Fans can also stay connected with Daytona International Speedway on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest for the latest news all season long. Fans can also follow the latest on DAYTONA Rising, the $400 million frontstretch renovation at the “World Center of Racing” by using #DAYTONARising on Twitter or visiting

The stars of NASCAR return to Daytona International Speedway on July 3-5. 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