Daytona Beach “World Center of Racing”
“Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines”
Daytona International Speedway, known as “The World Center of Racing” is a world renowned racing facility located in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States.
Since opening in 1959, Daytona International Speedway has been the home of the Daytona 500, the most prestigious race in NASCAR and one of the biggest racing events in the world. During Speedweek in early February more than 200,000 NASCAR fans come to attend the season-opening Daytona 500.
Other events include the Rolex 24 Endurance Race in January, Bike Week in early March, the NASCAR Coke Zero 400 race in July and Biketoberfest in late October.
During Bike Week, more than 500,000 motorcycle enthusiasts make their way to the rally area for the 10-day event. The festivities include motorcycle racing, concerts, parties and street festivals. The event is usually held on the first full week of March and contends with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally as the most popular motorcycle rally in the United States.
This mecca of motorsports is getting even bigger with the Speedway’s newest expansion project “Daytona Rising”. Race fans will rejoice over the $400 million overhaul creating a world-class facility with premium amenities and unparalleled conveniences and experiences by 2016.
The “Daytona Lights” piece is a symbol of this world-renowned motorsport mecca. The International Speedway Boulevard Bridge stand as a gateway into the “World City of Racing” with the light streaks as a symbol of speed and the racing spirit of this famous city. The “Daytona Lights” piece is a perfect gift for any race enthusiast who wants a unique and Limited Edition Artwork in their home or office.