USA - UNITED STATES
DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY
Not to be confused with Daytona Beach
Description  
Location Daytona Beach
FL - Florida - Southern States
Location 1801 W International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
Latitude - Longitude + 29°11'12"     - 81°04'08"
29.186667     -81.068889
UTM Coordinates X = 493302.306  -  Y = 3228668.971  -  Zone 17R
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Microsoft Research Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) MapQuest
Altitude AMSL 8 m - 26 ft
Inauguration 1959
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English (United States) World Motor Racing Circuits: A Spectator’s Guide (page 38)Author: Peter Higham, Bruce Jones - Published by: Andre Deutsch - year: 1999 - ISBN: 0-233-99619-2
Description
(2) English (United States) www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com/track_info/track_facts
(3) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(4) English (United States) www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/daytona.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(5) Italian Autosprint 26/1964 (page 6)Map
(6) Italian Autosprint 7/1966 (page 14)Report of 1966 Daytona 24h and map
(7) Italian Autosprint 5/1967 (page 11)Map
(8) Italian Autosprint 5/1979 (page 55)
(9) English (United States) www.daytona500.comOfficial website
(10) English (United States) www.daytonainternationalspeedway.comOfficial website

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Superspeedway
Description  
Years 1959÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Oval course
Inauguration 1959
Closing  
Last update of this page September 23rd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4023  m 13200  ft 2.5  mi   (2)
length 488  m 1600  ft 0.303  mi Pit lane (2)
Width 12.2  m 40  ft      (2)
Width 15.2  m 50  ft    Pit lane (2)
Straight length 1158  m 3800  ft 0.72  mi Start finish straight (2)
Straight length 914  m 3000  ft 0.568  mi Opposite straight (2)
Max. banking (bends) 31  ° 60.1  %        (2)
Max. banking (straights) 18  ° 32.5  %      Start finish straight (2)
Bend minimum radius 305  m 1000  ft 0.189  mi Turn 1 (2)
Bend minimum radius 305  m 1000  ft 0.189  mi Turn 2 (2)
Total area 194  hectares 1942512  m² 480  acres   (2)
Bend length 914  m 3000  ft 0.568  mi Turn 1 (2)
Bend length 914  m 3000  ft 0.568  mi Turn 2 (2)

Road Course
Description  
Years 1962÷1974
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1962
Closing 1974
Last update of this page September 23rd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 6131  m 20116  ft 3.81  mi   (3)

Road Course
Description Autosprint in 1979 reports a map (shown here too) different from all others, but probably it’s wrong.
Years 1975÷1983
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1975
Closing 1983
Last update of this page September 23rd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 6180  m 20275  ft 3.84  mi   (3)

Road Course
Description  
Years 1984
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1984
Closing 1984
Last update of this page September 23rd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 6228  m 20433  ft 3.87  mi   (3)

Road Course
Description  
Years 2005÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2005
Closing  
Last update of this page September 23rd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5729  m 18796  ft 3.56  mi   (2)
Min width 9.1  m 30  ft      (2)
Max width 15.2  m 50  ft      (2)

Motorcycle Course
Description  
Years 1985÷2004
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1985
Closing December 31st 2004
Last update of this page September 23rd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5729  m 18796  ft 3.56  mi   (3)

Motorcycle Course
Description  
Years 2005÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2005
Closing  
Last update of this page September 23rd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4747  m 15576  ft 2.95  mi   (2)

Minor Road Courses
Description Secondary road courses
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page September 23rd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2575  m 8448  ft 1.6  mi   (4)
length 4989  m 16368  ft 3.1  mi   (4)

Daytona 1979 (map probably wrong)

Daytona 1979 (map probably wrong)



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