Daytona International Speedway is home to among The united state's biggest vehicle nationalities, the Daytona 500. It's the greatest, wealthiest race in The united state and annually starts the NASCAR Sprint Mug Series. NASCAR wased established by William France Sr. and other race marketers at Daytona Beach, Florida in 1947. The beginning was held at the Daytona Seaside Road Course. The initial roadway course started on the sidewalk of freeway A1A, alongside the sea in Ormand Coastline, and went south throughout of the road, where the drivers accessed the seaside and headed north again to the surface. The Daytona Speedway, which originally opened up in 1959, has a 2.5-mile higher banked asphalt oval and a 3.56-mile asphalt road program with 9 turns. The Daytona 500 Encounter opened up in 1996 as a highly-interactive multi-million-dollar amusement facility designed to broaden the entertainment and instructional experience of site visitors and strengthen Daytona's status as a location.