With an event schedule beginning in January and running all the way through the calendar year, there always seems to be something buzzing at Daytona International Speedway. From sports cars to stock cars, motorcycles to triathlons, there’s something for everyone at the "World Center of Racing!"
2018 Date: Friday, November 16 - Monday, December 31
This holiday season, the “World Center of Racing” will once again transform into a holiday wonderland with the Magic of Lights™. Beginning Nov. 16 and running every day through Dec. 31, guests will be able to enjoy this new holiday tradition as you and your family drive through the historic racing venue and experience an amazing show of lights, entering underneath the venue and into the Midway through a sea of holiday magic!
2018 Date: December 7-9
Daytona International Speedway will welcome triathletes and triathlon fans from around the world to Challenge DAYTONA. The entire festival of events will take place across the approximately 500-acre motorsports complex, featuring swimming laps in Lake Lloyd, running on the famous high banks of DAYTONA and biking for miles alongside the World’s Most Famous Beach. With different age groups and skill levels to participate in, this is sure to be a competition experience you’ll never forget.
2019 Date: January 4-6
The Roar Before the Rolex 24 kicks off the racing season as sports car teams return to start the new year at DAYTONA. Gain access to cars and drivers at this pre-season extravaganza featuring garage tours, tech talks and on-track sports car action for all ages.
2019 Date: January 26-27
Year after year, some of the brightest stars in racing descend on DAYTONA for North America’s most prestigious sports car race, the Rolex 24. Explore everything this event as to offer as live music, food, and twice-around-the-clock racing fills the air as teams test their mettle for 24 hours.
2018 Date: February 9-17
February in Florida signals the return of the stock car racing season as we kick off a nine-day campaign on the high banks of DAYTONA. The stock car season commences with seven events from four different racing series.
While Speedweeks includes several exciting events like the thrilling Lucas Oil 200 Driven By General Tire as well as the close finishes of the NextEra Energy Resources 250 and NASCAR Xfinity Series DAYTONA 300, it all builds to “The Great American Race” – the DAYTONA 500.
The DAYTONA 500 has sold out each of the last three years – don’t miss your opportunity to witness history at the 61st running of “The Great American Race.”
2019 Date: March 8-17
High-flying action from the fastest Monster Energy AMA Supercross talent provides the excitement for DAYTONA Supercross under the lights on Saturday, March 9, and on-track action includes Ricky Carmichael Amateur Supercross, ASRA/CCS sprints and the 78th DAYTONA 200. Watch motorcycle action and check out the jam-packed Midway area featuring custom bike shows, free entertainment, and dozens of industry vendors all week long. With so much to see and do, Bike Week at Daytona International Speedway is truly a sight to behold for any motorcycle enthusiast.
2019 Date: July 5-6
A Fourth of July weekend tradition since 1959, this family event always provides plenty of night racing excitement on the high banks of DAYTONA! The Coke Zero Sugar 400 weekend brings NASCAR racing under the lights with pageantry and patriotism to make for an Independence Day weekend celebration unlike any other. If you love NASCAR, fun, and fireworks, this is the event for you!
Tickets and more information for any of these events can be found online on our event calendar or by calling 1-800-PITSHOP.
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3.26.2019NASCAR Cup Series regular season will start and finish at DAYTONA.
3.16.2019Kyle Wyman emerges from late-race shootout to win DAYTONA 200.
3.15.2019Rider making DAYTONA 200 debut wins pole at Daytona International Speedway.
3.14.2019Two classes of motorcycles competed: powerful twin-cylinder bikes in the headlining AFT Twins class and single-cylinder machines in the AFT Singles class.