Daytona International Speedway is the home of one of America's biggest auto races, the Daytona 500. It's the greatest, wealthiest race in The united state and each year kicks off the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. NASCAR was founded by William France Sr. and various other nationality promoters at Daytona Coastline, Florida in 1947. The opened was held at the Daytona Seaside Road Course. The original road course began on the pavement of road A1A, alongside the ocean in Ormand Seaside, and went south to the end of the road, where the motorists accessed the coastline and goinged north again to the surface. The Daytona Speedway, which initially opened in 1959, has a 2.5-mile higher banked asphalt oval and a 3.56-mile asphalt roadway program with 9 turns. The Daytona 500 Experience opened up in 1996 as a highly-interactive multi-million-dollar entertainment facility developed to widen the entertainment and academic experience of visitors and enhance Daytona's condition as a destination.