Daytona International Speedway (DIS) completed the final demolition of the backstretch grandstands on Thursday morning as part of the ongoing $400 million DAYTONA Rising project.
A total of 33 pounds of copper-sheathed, linear shaped charge (LSC) explosives were used to bring down the remaining 140-foot structural steel tower.By moving all seating to the frontstretch, all attendees will now have the opportunity to enjoy a full race day experience including pre-race ceremonies, pit road action and the facility’s new amenities. Beginning in January 2016, DIS will feature approximately 101,500 permanent, wider and more comfortable seats.
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