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Your guide to the Daytona 500...

Feb 20, 2015 3:51:08 PM / by Gabby posted in Tailgating, DISH Network

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The 57th Daytona 500 Is Almost Here And It's Considered NASCAR's "Super Bowl." The Difference Is That It Does Open Up The Season Versus Wrapping It Up. Might As Well Start With A Boom!

When? February 22, 2015

Where? Daytona International Speedway, A 2.5 Mile, High-Banked Tri-Oval.

How Can You Watch/Listen? Televised Live On Fox; Radio Broadcast Live On Motor Racing Network And SiriusXM Nascar Radio

You Might Find Yourself Watching The Race At Home Or Maybe You'll Be Out With Friends And If You're Really Lucky, You'll Be A Spectator In The Stands. If That's The Case, We Hope You At Least Partake In Some NASCAR Tailgating! But If Now, We've Got Some Pretty Great Ideas Of How To Make A Great NASCAR Party In Your Own Home! Go Check Out Our Pinterest Board!

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  • Turns: banking 31 degrees, length 3,000 feet each

  • Frontstretch: total length 3,800 feet

  • Backstretch: total length 3,000 feet

  • Pit-road length and width: 1,600 feet and 60 feet, respectively

  • Green flag (race starts): Shortly after 1 p.m. ET

  • Pole sitter: Jeff Gordon

  • Outside pole sitter: Jimmie Johnson

  • Defending champion: Dale Earnhardt Jr.

For more information on the Daytona 500 check out Bleacher Reports Ultimate Guide to Daytona 500 here!

Written by Gabby

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