Statement from Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood regarding the impending Daytona frontstretch project is below. I broke the story on February 1st, and here is the link to my story: http://bit.ly/wdfYDu
Joie Chitwood: “International Speedway Corporation, parent company of Daytona International Speedway, has filed a Planned Master Development application with the City of Daytona Beach – the first step in the pursuit of potential redevelopment projects at the ‘World Center of Racing.’
This application process is necessary in order to establish the framework that would allow us to explore how to best shape the future of Daytona International Speedway.
While many aspects of the project are yet to be determined, such a project could include a complete overhaul of the entire frontstretch grandstand of the legendary speedway, creating a world class motorsports entertainment facility including features such as new seats, suites and guest amenities, as well as new entry...