DAYTONA 500-Winning No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry Heading to the NASCAR Hall of Fame
The winning DAYTONA 500 car that has been on display for the past year inside the Daytona International Speedway Ticket and Tours Building was transported to the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina to be part of the NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremonies for its owner Joe Gibbs.
Gibbs will join the NASCAR Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2020. Also a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a three-time Super Bowl-winning coach of the Washington Redskins, Gibbs has five NASCAR Cup Series championships Gibbs’ 176 Cup wins as an owner includes three DAYTONA 500 victories.
Following the induction ceremony on Friday, the No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry will return to Daytona International Speedway for display before being returned to the team prior to the 62nd annual DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, Feb. 16. The transportation of the car is the first time that the winning DAYTONA 500 car has left the DIS Ticket and Tours Building during its residence at the “World Center of Racing."
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America
The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America moved from its previous longtime home in Novi, Michigan and is now housed in the DIS Ticket and Tours Building, showcasing spectacular displays honoring all forms of motorsports: Stock Cars, Sports Cars, Open-Wheel, Motorcycles, Drag Racing, Land Speed Records, Powerboating and Aviation.
Classic machines from those competitive arenas highlight the hall, along with bronze sculptures of all 230 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductees, including a special shrine to the most recent seven individuals
Access to the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America is included as part of each Daytona International Speedway Tour. Admission to only tour the Motorsports Hall of Fame is available for purchase daily after the last Speedway Tour departs (3:30pm) until closing for $10 (Adults) and $5 (Kids 5 – 12). We also offer this admission on event days when no Daily Tours are offered!