The United Rentals 300 will be the Xfinity Series 2024 season opener at Daytona International Speedway
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2023) – United Rentals is partnering with Daytona International Speedway for the NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener during Speedweeks Presented by AdventHealth, the track today announced.
The NASCAR Xfinity Series United Rentals 300 will take place Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. ET, with drivers tackling the 2.5-mile trioval at the World Center of Racing in their first on-track action of the new year.
“United Rentals has an established and respected partnership with Daytona International Speedway, and we’re excited to expand that relationship with the United Rentals 300,” said Frank Kelleher, President of Daytona International Speedway. “Speedweeks Presented by AdventHealth is one of the biggest events on the NASCAR schedule, between the amazing fans and the incredible competition, and we’re thrilled to showcase United Rentals’ involvement across global motorsports in the Xfinity Series season opener at the World Center of Racing.”
United Rentals was named the Official Equipment Partner of NASCAR in 2022 and has previously held the entitlement for multiple events across varying NASCAR tracks including the Xfinity Series United Rentals 200 and the Cup Series United Rentals, Work United race at Phoenix Raceway. Both Watkins Glen International and Martinsville Speedway have also hosted United Rentals races, with Daytona International Speedway becoming the latest track to feature a United Rentals entitlement.
“We are thrilled to partner with NASCAR and the Daytona International Speedway,” said Craig Schmidt, Vice President, National Accounts, United Rentals. “NASCAR’s focus on team based performance epitomizes how Untied Rentals works together with its customers. We are looking forward to kicking off another great season and giving our customers an unforgettable experience.”
The United Rentals 300 is just one of many races taking place at Daytona International Speedway during Speedweeks Presented by AdventHealth.
The multi-day racing action begins on Wednesday, Feb. 14 with DAYTONA 500 Qualifying, setting the field for the Duel at DAYTONA, which occurs the following night on Thursday, Feb. 15, where drivers will battle it out for a spot in the coveted Great American Race.
The season opening races for all three NASCAR National Series as well as the ARCA Menards Series kicks off on Friday, Feb. 16, starting with the CRAFTSMAN Truck Series Fresh From Florida 250. Saturday, Feb. 17 will feature an action-packed double-header with the ARCA Menards Series race followed by the Xfinity Series United Rentals 300.
Then Sunday, Feb. 18, drivers in NASCAR’s premier series prepare for an intense battle in the DAYTONA 500, closing out Speedweeks at The World Center of Racing.
Fans can purchase tickets to Speedweeks Presented by AdventHealth at www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com or by calling 1-800-PITSHOP.
About Daytona International Speedway
Daytona International Speedway is a state-of-the-art motorsports facility and was awarded the SportsBusiness Journal’s prestigious Sports Business Award for Sports Facility of the Year in 2016. Daytona International Speedway is the home of The Great American Race – the DAYTONA 500. Though the season-opening NASCAR Cup Series event garners most of the attention – as well as the largest audience in motorsports – the approximately 500-acre motorsports complex, also known as the World Center of Racing, boasts the most diverse schedule of racing on the globe. Some of the exciting racing events include January’s Rolex 24 At DAYTONA and Roar Before The Rolex 24, February’s DAYTONA 500 and Speedweeks Presented by AdventHealth, March’s Bike Week At DAYTONA Presented By Monster Energy, featuring DAYTONA Supercross and the DAYTONA 200, the August Coke Zero Sugar 400 weekend, and much more. The Speedway grounds are also used extensively for other events that include concerts (Welcome to Rockville, Heroes Honor Festival, etc.), sporting events (DAYTONA Soccer Fest, CLASH DAYTONA, etc.) civic and social gatherings, car shows, photo shoots, production vehicle testing and police motorcycle training.
About United Rentals
United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world. The company has an integrated network of 1,500 rental locations in North America, 15 in Europe, 23 in Australia and 19 in New Zealand. In North America, the company operates in 49 states and every Canadian province. The company’s approximately 25,900 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers approximately 4,800 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $20.98 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, the Barron’s 400 Index and the Russell 3000 Index® and is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals is available at unitedrentals.com.
Celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2023, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR sanctions races in three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series™), four international series (NASCAR Brasil Sprint Race, NASCAR Mexico Series, NASCAR Pinty’s Series (Canada), NASCAR Whelen Euro Series), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour) and a local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series). The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races annually in 12 countries and more than 30 U.S. states. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).