Daytona International Speedway and OneBlood are bringing together the Central Florida community for the 9/11 “Drive to Donate” Blood Drive on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the “World Center of Racing.” This is the ninth straight year that the Speedway will serve as the location for the blood drive, which is also receiving support from Orlando NBC television affiliate WESH Ch. 2.

The “Drive to Donate” Blood Drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. inside the Daytona 500 Club, located in the infield and just outside Gatorade Victory Lane. Donors can enter the Speedway through the Turn 4 tunnel.

Every guest who comes to donate will receive:

  • A free Daytona International Speedway tour admission ticket
  • Free commemorative T-shirt
  • An opportunity to win two Daytona 500 Club ticket packages for the 2015 Daytona 500 if a minimum of 500 units of blood are collected at the event
  • A chance to win two Daytona 500 Club ticket packages for the 2015 Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola if a minimum of 900 units of blood are collected at the event.

To make an appointment and find out more about the “Drive To Donate” Blood Drive, visit http://www.oneblood.org/ or call 1-888-9-DONATE. All donors who make an appointment in advance will be entered to win one of five pairs of tickets to the 2015 Subway Firecracker 250 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Nationwide Series race.

Tickets for the 57th annual DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, Feb. 22 as well as the rest of Budweiser Speedweeks 2015 events are available by calling 1-800-PITSHOP or online at http://www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com

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