Daytona International Speedway Named “Outstanding Facility of the Year”

At Race Track Business Conference


Wilmette, IL (January 11, 2016)

The Race Track Business Conference has awarded the Daytona International Speedway the “Outstanding Facility of the Year” award. The plaque was presented by National Speedway Directory and Track Guide at the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show.

“Winning the Outstanding Facility of the Year award is a proud moment IMG_0465for Daytona International Speedway. The entire DAYTONA Rising project team has worked hard to make this dream become reality. We look forward to providing motorsports fans with an unique and enjoyable experience well into the future,” said Joie Chitwood, President of Daytona International Speedway.

“The development of DAYTONA Rising will redefine motorsports venues. The iconic facility continues to lead our industry at the highest level by providing the highest level of guest experience for the fans. Managing this massive project while continuing the host races was a logistical challenge and International Speedway Corporation and Daytona International Speedway led the way to the checkered flag.” said Tim Frost the organizer of the event.

The previous award winners were the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – 2013 and NCM Motorsports Park – 2014.

About Daytona International Speedway

Daytona International Speedway ( is a 2.5 mile high-banked, lighted asphalt, tri-oval superspeedway that also includes a 3.56 mile-mile road course. In July 2013, construction began of the “DAYTONA Rising” project. This $400 million development placed emphasis on improving the fan experience with five expanded and redesigned entrances with wider and more comfortable seating and restrooms. The 101,000 seat facility is located on nearly 500 acres in Daytona Beach, Florida.


About Race Track Business Conference

 The annual Race Track Business Conference ( hosted by the National Speedway Directory provides a platform for industry leaders to collaborate, analyze, and conceptualize around the business of motorsports. Shared insights from all forms of racing create dialogue and interaction in a unique intellectual environment.


About Performance Racing Industry

Performance Racing Industry, ( monthly business magazine, is recognized as ”The Voice of Racing Marketplace.” Targeted at the racing trade, PRI connects manufacturers of racing products and technology with the distribution channels of retailers, builders, distributers, and teams. The PRI Show is the world’s largest auto racing trade show.

For additional information, contact:

Andrew Booth – (386) 681-6714 –

Joie Chitwood – (386) 681-4211 –

Timothy W. Frost – (847) 778-9475 –