• Speedway Hosts Last Race Before Repairs

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    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Saturday's race will be the last at the Daytona International Speedway for the next 7 months, as crew begin work to re-pave the entire track.

    Five months ago, a pothole formed between turns 1 and 2 during the Daytona 500, causing massive delays.

    "They needed to fix the track. I'm just glad to see them doing it, because it will make for better racing," said race fan Julie Lyautey.

    A makeshift asphalt facility has been set up nearby, and crews will begin a $20 million dollar re-paving job on the track Monday.

    The project should be finished just in time for speedweeks in February of next year.

    It's been over 50 years since the 2.5 mile track was last re-paved.

    "It'll get rid of some of the character of it, but i think it'll redevelop over time," said Eric Williamson

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