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Special 'behind the scenes' tour of Daytona available for PRI attendees

11 Oct 2012

Motorsports enthusiasts and industry members planning to attend the 25th annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show in late November can take advantage of a special opportunity to visit the “World Center of Racing.”

A ‘behind-the scenes’ tour of the legendary Daytona International Speedway is being offered on Wednesday, November 28, 2012. The day-long tour costs $125.

Daytona International Speedway will host the 51st Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 26-27, 2013 and the 55th Annual Daytona 500 on February 24, 2013.

In addition to a tour of the speedway, participants will enjoy lunch in the Sprint Tower while taking in panoramic views of the track, meet 2010 Rolex 24 winner João Barbosa, stand on the ‘Spotter’s Perch’ high above the track, take a thrilling ‘Hot Lap’ on the 31-degree High Banks (optional) and learn about racing’s history at International Speedway Corporation’s Archives. Lastly, participants will stroll along Daytona Beach and visit Racing’s North Turn Beach Bar and Grill, the northern marker of the historic beach races that were held between the dunes and the sea.

The Motorsport Industry Association is organizing the tour for PRI and Daytona International Speedway.

Fans looking to get up close to a Daytona Prototype, which competes in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series, can visit the Sunoco booth at the PRI Trade Show on Nov. 29-Dec. 1 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.

The Rolex 24 At Daytona, the kick-off event to Budweiser Speedweeks 2013, showcases the world’s best drivers competing against each other lap after lap for 24 hours on Daytona International Speedway’s challenging and demanding 3.56-mile road course.

For registration and more information please visit the Daytona event page here

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