Why Experience the DAYTONA 500 In Person?

Thinking about attending “The Great American Race?” See what it’s like to the experience an unforgettable race day at DAYTONA!

Take in the “World Center of Racing” along with thousands of your fellow race fans!


Feel the rush of cars flying by at over 180 miles per hour!

Rush of cars racing by!

Share the camping experience of a lifetime inside DAYTONA’s historic infield!

Camping experience of a lifetime! 

Explore everything the DAYTONA Midway has to offer!

Check out everything that goes on in the Midway!

Get up close and meet your favorite drivers as they prepare for the big race!

Meet your favorite drivers!

Some of the brightest stars in sports and entertainment come out for “The Great American Race!”

The stars come out for 'The Great American Race!'

Experience the buzz of pre-race on the famous DAYTONA tri-oval – just don’t step on the logo, please!


Hear the bass of live music at the pre-race concert on the starting grid!

Feel the rush of the pre-race concert! 

Feel the anticipation of driver introductions as the biggest names in the sport take center stage!

The anticipation builds during driver introductions!

“Drivers – Start. Your. Engines!”

Drivers, start your engines!

Feel the rush of the flyover as USAF Thunderbirds signal the start of the race!


Experience the exhilaration as green flag drops and the cars take off!

Green flag

The smell of gasoline in the air as teams race for the Harley J. Earl DAYTONA 500 trophy!

Smell of gasoline in the air as teams race for the finish!

Hear the roar of stock cars as they take on the iconic high banks of DAYTONA!

Rush of cars racing by!

Explore the UNOH Fanzone and watch the action from a jumbotron!

Take in all the action from the comfort of the UNOH Fanzone!

Enjoy an unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime experience with the whole family!


Relax with a cold one as the beautiful Florida sun sets and the lights come on for the final laps!

Enjoy the 'Great American Race' under Daytona Beach's iconic sunset

Watch pit crews kick into high gear with a DAYTONA 500 victory on the line!

Pit crews go to work!

Feel the intensity ratchet up as the teams battle down the stretch!

The intensity ratchets up down the stretch!

Live the thrill of a DAYTONA 500 victory firsthand with your favorite driver in Gatorade Victory Lane!

Celebrate with your favorite driver in Gatorade Victory Lane!

YOU can experience of all of this and more at the 62nd running of the DAYTONA 500! Tickets will go on sale soon – order online or by calling 1-800-PITSHOP.

Will you be joining us in 2020? Comment below with your favorite part of the DAYTONA 500 experience!