DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –Tickets to the 56th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 23 – NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race – will go on sale Thursday, May 30 at 9 a.m. (ET). Tickets for the Daytona 500, which was won earlier this year for a second time by Jimmie Johnson, will start at $65.
“The tradition, excitement and drama of the Daytona 500 are unmatched in motorsports,” Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III said. “From the pageantry of kicking off the new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season to the classic nail-biting finishes, the Daytona 500 is an event that all race fans should experience in person.”
The Speedway will once again offer special youth pricing for the 56th annual Daytona 500. Children 12 and under will receive 50 percent off all backstretch grandstand seats for the Daytona 500 while supplies last.
In addition to the 56th annual Daytona 500, tickets for Budweiser Speedweeks 2014 events will be available for purchase including the DRIVE4COPD 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, the NextEra Energy Resources 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, the inaugural nighttime running of the Budweiser Duel, The Sprint Unlimited At Daytona and Lucas Oil 200 Presented By MAV TV American Real doubleheader and Daytona 500 Qualifying Presented By Kroger.
New for 2014, the Speedway is expanding youth pricing with the races leading up to the Daytona 500. Children 12 and under are now $10 in reserved grandstands and will continue to be free in general admission areas. In addition, children 12 and under are also free in the Sprint FANZONE throughout Budweiser Speedweeks.
Race fans have three different ways to purchase tickets.
· Online at www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com
· Calling 1-800-PITSHOP
· Visiting the Daytona International Speedway ticket office
Also available for purchase through www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com or 1-800-PITSHOP are:
· Hospitality packages and Pre-Race/Sprint FANZONE passes for all Budweiser Speedweeks 2014 events.
· Tickets for the upcoming Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola Weekend on July 5-6, including the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola on Saturday, July 6 and the Subway Firecracker 250 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Friday, July 5. Tickets for the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola start at $45 and kids 12 and under are $10 in all grandstands.
Fans can follow NASCAR on Twitter (@NASCAR) and stay up to speed on the latest news by using hashtags #NASCAR and #COKEZERO400. Fans can also stay connected with Daytona International Speedway on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest for the latest news all season long.