President Donald Trump to Attend the 2020 Daytona 500

Statement from Daytona International Speedway President Chip Wile “The DAYTONA 500 is one of the greatest events in sports and the prestigious season-opening event to the NASCAR Cup Series. Daytona International Speedway has been privileged to have hosted several sitting Presidents of the United States over our history. We’re honored that the President of the United States, Donald Trump, has chosen to experience the pageantry and excitement of ‘The Great American Race’ by attending Sunday’s 62nd annual DAYTONA 500.” (Daytona PR) Views: 34

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Daytona Bits: Social Speedweeks

DIS is continuing the largest and most expansive social media effort in NASCAR to further engage fans both at the Speedway and at home. Included in this effort are a special Twitter hashtag, DAYTONA 500 Tweet-Up featuring special surprise guests, promotion of the FREE DIS Mobile App, an onsite DAYTONA Rewards program, free DISINFO text alerts and more direct driver interactions than ever before. Views: 82

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Daytona Bits: Multiple Drivers Vying for a Spot in the DAYTONA 500

This year’s edition of “The Great American Race” will include a number of drivers who must earn a spot in the starting lineup either through their qualifying time during Sunday’s DAYTONA 500 Qualifying Presented By Kroger or by racing their way in based on their finish in their Bluegreen Vacations Duel At DAYTONA qualifying race on Feb. 13. Views: 75

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Daytona Bits: New Faces in the Cup Series

Christopher Bell, Cole Custer, Tyler Reddick, Quin Houff, Brennan Poole and John Hunter Nemechek make up a talented NASCAR Cup Series rookie class for 2020. The last driver to win the DAYTONA 500 in their first start was Trevor Bayne in 2011. Views: 60

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Daytona Bits: Final Full-Time Season for Jimmie Johnson

Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson, who has won two DAYTONA 500s in his career (2006, ’13), will compete in the first race of his 19th and final full-time NASCAR season in the DAYTONA 500. Views: 68

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Daytona Bits: Defending DAYTONA 500 Champion Denny Hamlin Looks For Consecutive Wins

2019 DAYTONA 500 champion Denny Hamlin will look to become only the fourth driver to win consecutive DAYTONA 500s. The last driver to win consecutive DAYTONA 500s was Sterling Marlin in 1994-95. Views: 70

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