The coveted podium as seen from the grandstands at Daytona International Speedway. Behind the podium is the myriad of RVs that make the infield their home during race week.
The track has not been altered in any way. The steep 31-degree banked left hand turns are still there to challenge drivers and thrill fans.
Even in practice there's enough horsepower to split your eardrums.
With a maximum capacity of 101,500 fans, Daytona International Speedway becomes a virtual city on race day. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the stadium, as long as you're willing to provide your name and email address.
Entrance to Daytona is via sponsored "injector" sites, so named as they squirt fans into the new stadium.
Reproductions of Toyota's NASCAR race cars greet fans as they take the escalator up to the first level.
The Daytona International Speedway will have a permanent ride and drive exhibit by Toyota.
You can experience gravity in a whole new way in a tiltable Toyota Camry. A platform lifts the car to 31 degrees, the same bank as the famous turns at Daytona. Fasten your seat belt!
See yourself as a bobblehead NASCAR racer in one of the interactive displays at the Toyota injector site.
The Sunoco injector site is all about the thrill of victory.
You can watch iconic NASCAR victory footage in 360 degrees at the Sunoco injector site.
Installations at the Sunoco injector site are reminiscent of gas tanks.
An LCD ceiling screen in the Florida Hospital injector site cycles through the four seasons.
With an emphasis on health and well-being, the Florida Hospital injector site has a relaxing grass patio for fans.
The chandelier above the bar in the Rolex lounge is an homage to all 12 NASCAR tracks. The Daytona International Speedway is near the top in green.
Food and drink is included for those who purchase a ticket to watch the race from the Rolex lounge or the accompanying patio.
The high-altitude suites give you the best view of the race. Too bad we mere mortals can't afford them. The suites will be rented out to sponsors and other businesses with lots of cash.
Even while on a break, the staff can't step away from the action.