The most fan-friendly, hands-on experience in all of sports
If you want to be in the middle of the action during Speedweeks, then the UNOH Fanzone is where you need to be. Current stars, past legends, fast cars and diehard fans collide in this sprawling entertainment space that sits in the heart of the World Center of Racing. Neighboring pit road and nestled between the NASCAR Cup and XFINITY Series garages, the UNOH Fanzone is the hub of race weekend excitement as fans descend upon a spot that’s long on old-school charm, yet not short on modern amenities.
Truly the ultimate way to take your race experience to the level, the UNOH Fanzone puts you in the driver’s seat when it comes to inside access to your favorite cars and drivers. Quite simply, there is no experience in motorsports that connects you with the action quite like the UNOH FANZONE.
Whether you’re a car enthusiast looking to observe the hardworking pit crews or are here for the party and looking to grab a premier spot for the DAYTONA 500 Pre-Race Show, the UNOH Fanzone's entertainment schedule will have you covered. Did we mention kids 12 and under are FREE in the UNOH Fanzone (daily admission ticket required)! Be sure to make your race day experience a family affair.
Check out the UNOH Fanzone and the Midway for your chance to see your favorite driver take the stage and answer questions on a wide range of topics. Past guests include Ryan Blaney, Kyle Busch, Ryan Newman, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kyle Larson.
Close your eyes in the UNOH Fanzone and you can hear what makes DAYTONA so special. Whether it's the roar of the crowd as cars race three-wide, door-to-door down the backstretch or the deafening sound of the Thunderbirds racing overhead, ringing out the freedom that "The Great American Race" represents, the DAYTONA 500 is just waiting to speak to you.
No event in all of motorsports enjoys the pomp and circumstance as that surrounding this sacred race. With UNOH Fanzone/Pre-Race Access, you are invited to take a first-hand role in the celebration as fans can play witness to the DAYTONA 500 Pre-Race Show, driver introductions and the parade lap, and even the much-anticipated United States Air Force Thunderbirds flyover.
Tradition isn’t the only thing that goes down easy here at the "World Center of Racing." Since the dirt banking was packed way back in 1959, great food and refreshing drinks have played a large role in shaping the culture of Daytona International Speedway. The UNOH Fanzone keeps this heritage going strong with selections of ice cold beers and classic, down-home dishes from the Budweiser Bistro.
We've partnered with Florida Power and Light to install solar panels on canopy structures in the UNOH Fanzone, known as FPL Solar Patio, that offers areas of shade for race fans while generating zero-emissions energy.
A DAYTONA tradition unlike any other in all of sports. Spend pre-race walking the trioval, exploring the 18-degree frontstretch banking for yourself. Take a selfie on these hallowed grounds and make sure to sign the start/finish line.
Looking to fill out that autograph collection with your favorite driver? Pack your sharpie because this is the place to do it. Legends from racing's past and the United States Air Force Thunderbirds will be made available throughout the weekend to meet you and sign your prized possessions.
Fans in the UNOH Fanzone enjoy a massive screen measuring 20 feet tall by 40 feet wide. Additionally, the Alert Today Florida Main Stage has been relocated to create better views of the new board as well as improve access and flow throughout the area.
The UNOH Fanzone is perfect for all ages as kids will be entertained for hours climbing the rock wall, getting their faces painted, or even playing around in the bounce house. Don’t forget – kids 12 and under are FREE inside the UNOH Fanzone throughout Speedweeks.
Take an opportunity to head over to Gatorade Victory Lane before the race. Stand in the footsteps of countless legends while taking your picture with the Harley J. Earl DAYTONA 500 trophy.
With the possibility of run-ins with NASCAR icons like Richard Petty, the access provided is second-to-none. In the UNOH Fanzone you’ll be rubbing elbows with the finest in motorsports.
Swing by the Fanatics Infield Superstore store to show your support for your favorite driver. We have all of your race day needs covered all weekend long with exclusive hats, shirts, flags and more.