Daytona Duel Race Tickets
Feel the need for speed and watch premier drivers race around the track with Daytona Duel tickets. The Daytona Duel, also known as the Bluegreen Vacations Duel, is a NASCAR race event held at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. The event serves as a NASCAR Cup Series prelim race in anticipation of the Daytona 500.
The inaugural Daytona Duel was held in 1959 as twin 40-lap, 100-mile races. In its current form, the event takes place over 60 laps and 150 miles. To date, the driver with the most wins at the Daytona Duel is Dale Earnhardt, who boasts 12 wins to his name. The event has been held under several different names since its inception including the 100 Mile Qualifying Races, the Twin 125s and the Gatorade Duel. The final order of drivers in the Daytona Duel determines the starting lineup for the Daytona 500.
The Daytona Duel has seen several notable events take place. In 1993, Jeff Gordon won the race in his inaugural season, making the Daytona Duel his first win in a NASCAR Winston Cup event. In 2008 Denny Hamlin won, becoming the first Toyota driver to win a NASCAR Cup Series. Snag Daytona Duel tickets today to see the fiercest racers test their mettle.
Daytona Duel Ticket Prices
NASCAR is the most popular form of motorsport in the United States. This has created a high demand for NASCAR race tickets that will have an effect on Daytona Duel ticket prices. Other factors that can affect NASCAR ticket prices include the size of the track, seating capacity, seating location and which NASCAR series is competing in the race.
How much are Daytona Duel tickets?
NASCAR tickets will vary based on seating location at the track. Most NASCAR Cup Series races will have tickets starting in the $30 to $60 range. Xfinity Series tickets are cheaper with starting prices usually around $25 to $50. Attending a Craftsman Truck Series race will be the cheapest of the three national touring series with tickets starting in the $15 to $40 range. Crown jewel race weekends like the Daytona 500, The Brickyard, Southern 500 and Coca-Cola 600 will usually have the highest demand for tickets.
When using the TicketSmarter virtual ticket office to select Daytona Duel tickets, fans should note that seats in the upper levels will be more expensive as they will provide a wider view of the track. Seats located further away from the start/finish line will be cheaper than those right on top of the start/finish line.
Daytona Duel Date & Racing Schedule
The Daytona Duel schedule will take place over a multi-day weekend. The NASCAR schedule for the three national series will begin in February at Daytona International Speedway and end in November at Phoenix Raceway. Cup Series races are typically held on Saturday night or on Sunday afternoons, while the Xfinity or Truck series events will take place on the days prior to the Cup race. The full weekend schedule will include practice sessions and qualifying prior to the race.
A three-day NASCAR Cup Series weekend will see practice on Friday and Saturday, qualifying on Saturday and then the race on Sunday. Two-day Cup Series weekend fits the practice, qualifying and race sessions into Friday and Saturday. The Xfinity Series and Craftsman Truck Series will fit their practice and qualifying sessions in while the Cup Series is taking a break from on-track activity.
When do Daytona Duel tickets go on sale?
Daytona Duel tickets will go on sale shortly after NASCAR announces its season schedule for the upcoming year. NASCAR does not announce their schedule on a certain date, but it is usually released before the current season ends.
Daytona Duel Seating Chart
NASCAR’s national touring series race at a variety of tracks including speedways, superspeedways, short tracks and road courses. The seating capacity at each of these tracks varies with some holding just over 40,000 to others capable of holding well over 100,000 fans. Tracks will generally have a large grandstand on the front stretch and may have additional seating throughout other areas of the racetrack.
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