DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY REOPENS TICKET & TOURS BUILDING, PIT SHOP RETAIL LOCATION AND MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME OF AMERICA MUSEUM
Operations will Feature New Health and Safety Protocols
Visitors and area residents now have something else to look forward to in Daytona Beach as Daytona International Speedway’s Ticket Office, Pit Shop retail location and Motorsports Hall of Fame of America are once again open for guests.
The businesses will adhere to all public guidance by federal, state and local officials in accordance with Phase 2 of the state of Florida’s reopening plan. The ticket office and pit shop will be open from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm ET daily while the Hall of Fame of America will operate from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm.
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Upon entering the Ticket & Tours building where the Pit Shop retail store and Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Museum are located, guests will encounter new health and safety protocols including non-contact temperature screenings, hand sanitizing stations and requirements of face coverings. The Speedway will also conduct increased cleaning and sanitization of all open areas and surfaces.
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“As NASCAR has done with its plan for return to racing, we are being thoughtful and measured in our approach to resuming operations,” stated Chip Wile, President of Daytona International Speedway. “We take our guests’ health and safety very seriously and we want those guests to have a feeling of comfort when they visit us. The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America is a ‘must see’ venue while in Daytona Beach.”
The Pit Shop will reopen at 100 percent capacity while the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America, which will offer a limited experience of the main floor’s “Hall of Heroes” and the opportunity to see Denny Hamlin’s 2020 DAYTONA 500 winning Toyota Camry, will be at 50 percent capacity. Both operations will maintain safe social distancing guidelines utilizing signage and floor markings. The Pit Shop will provide increased safety featuring Plexiglass shields at all points of sale.
Tickets for the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Museum are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12 and free for children four and under. Tickets may only be purchased at the Ticket Office and guests will be required to sign a waiver. For more information and all protocols, visit daytonainternationalspeedway.com/tours.
Daytona International Speedway’s daily tours will resume operations on Monday, June 29, ahead of the IMSA WeatherTech 240 At DAYTONA scheduled for July 4. The 2 hour, 40-minute evening race will consist of three classes – Daytona Prototype international (DPi), GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) with a LIVE television broadcast by NBCSN.
Fans can stay connected with Daytona International Speedway on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Snapchat, and by downloading Daytona International Speedway’s mobile app, for the latest Speedway news throughout the season.
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. In addition to at least nine major event weekends, the Speedway grounds are also used extensively for events that include concerts, civic and social gatherings, car shows, photo shoots, production vehicle testing and police motorcycle training.
Source: Daytona International Speedway
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