Daytona International Speedway
Florida appears ready to approve multi-million dollar deals to help several of the state’s high profile professional sports teams, but state officials now say they will not decide which team deserves the money.
A day after Patrick Dempsey and his wife announced they are divorcing after 15 years of marriage, the actor and racing enthusiast kept a low profile at the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Florida’s economic-development agency Friday gave support to four professional sports facilities that are seeking state sales-tax dollars to help pay for construction projects.
A big name star is going to rock the Daytona 500 crowd before the big race.
The state is now in the driver’s seat to review Daytona International Speedway’s application for a $90 million boost to renovate their racetrack.
The Miami Dolphins are the first of four to have their application reviewed by the state for a $90 million boost for the $350 million in renovations at Sun Life Stadium.
Daytona International Speedway and the Miami Dolphins, both unsuccessful in getting money out of Florida lawmakers in recent years, were the first to sign up for the state’s new stadium-funding process.
Aric Almirola grew up two hours from Daytona International Speedway, attended countless races as a kid and even “dreamed about what it would be like to have a chance to race at the highest level at this racetrack.”
Aric Almirola has won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway, putting Richard Petty’s famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999.
Steady rain forced NASCAR to postpone the Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway.