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Daytona Int'l Speedway Takes First Steps Toward Major Redevelopment

Daytona Int'l Speedway has taken the first step toward a major redevelopment of the 53-year-old facility, filing paperwork with the city and hiring an architect. The steps are the first of a six- to eight-month process that could result in an overhaul of the speedway's grandstand, the addition of new suites, the creation of a modern exterior, a redesigned midway and more. Track President Joie Chitwood said, "We have elements that are original to (the speedway's) first year. As we continue to be the world center of racing, we have to look at what's next. That's the important element now: what can Daytona be for the next 50 years?"

Read more on Daytona renovations in today's issue of THE DAILY.
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