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2016 Daytona Supercross By Honda Scheduled for March 5

| 4 May 2015 11:50 am

Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series
Daytona Supercross by Honda at Daytona International Speedway

Courtesy of Daytona International Speedway
DAYTONA BEACH, FL, MAY 1, 2015

The first Supercross event in the new motorsports stadium will also be the only Monster Energy Supercross race in Florida.

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The Daytona Supercross By Honda, the only stop in Florida for the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, Series, will be held on Saturday night, March 5, 2016, at Daytona International Speedway. The prestigious and physically demanding event will be the first Supercross race held in the newly renovated motorsports stadium at the “World Center of Racing.”

Daytona International Speedway is currently completing construction on the massive $400 million redevelopment project named “Daytona Rising,” which will deliver new amenities to the “World Center of Racing,” such as escalators and elevators, three different concourse levels featuring spacious social areas, wider and more comfortable seats, and twice as many restrooms and three times as many concession stands.

The new motorsports stadium will provide premier sightlines for Supercross fans and improved reserved seating options.

Advance tickets for the Daytona Supercross By Honda, which go on sale on Tuesday, May 5, at 9 a.m. ET, will be available at www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com or by calling 800/PIT-SHOP.

Daytona International Speedway is offering special advance ticket pricing if guests purchase early:
Reserved seats available between $50 and $55 (a savings of $10).
General admission tickets are $35 (a savings of $10).
Children ages 6 through 12 are $15 and children under 5 will be admitted free.
Trackside access is available for $15 in addition to purchasing a race-day ticket. Children 5 and under will be admitted free.

In the 2015 Daytona Supercross By Honda, KTM rider Ryan Dungey, who had posted four podium finishes in the Daytona Supercross By Honda since 2010, finally broke through for his first career win in the grueling and challenging event.

“I had never won this race, and it’s really special,” Dungey said. “We need to really enjoy these wins. To be able to finally win here… I’ve been here so many times.”

Dungey will be aiming for back-to-back victories in 2016, against a wide-open field of riders including Eli Tomac, Trey Canard, Chad Reed and Ken Roczen.

Fans can stay connected with Daytona International Speedway on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest for the latest news all season long. Fans can also follow the latest on Daytona Rising, the $400 million front-stretch renovation at the “World Center of Racing” by using #DAYTONARising on Twitter or visiting www.daytonarising.com.

About Daytona International Speedway
Daytona International Speedway is the home of “The Great American Race” – the Daytona 500 – as well as the Rolex 24 at Daytona sports-car classic and the Daytona 200 motorcycle race. The enormous 500-acre motorsports complex also boasts one of the most diverse schedules of racing on the globe, thus earning it the title of the “World Center of Racing.” In addition to eight major weekends of racing activity, rarely a week goes by that the Speedway’s grounds are not used for events such as civic and social gatherings, car shows, photo shoots, production vehicle testing, and police motorcycle training.

Daytona International Speedway is located at 1801 W. International Speedway Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida 32114.

About Monster Energy Supercross
Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, is an off-road motorcycle-racing competition, produced inside the world’s premier stadiums, where dirt is brought in and sculpted using construction equipment. Widely regarded as the king of extreme sports, Monster Energy Supercross is considered the “NASCAR of Motocross.” Some of the world’s greatest athletes compete in what has been described as the most physically demanding sport in existence.

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