NASCAR fans allowed to return to Daytona International Speedway for doubleheader this weekend

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR fans will be allowed to return to the Daytona International Speedway for a doubleheader Sunday.

Fans can catch the Sunoco 159 at the Daytona Road Course NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at noon and another at 3 p.m. as part of the Go Bowling 235 Daytona Road Course NASCAR Cup Series.

Due to the pandemic, guests will be screened before entering, required to a wear mask, practice social distancing and will not be allowed on the infield.

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“We have tremendous respect and appreciation for the responsibility that comes with integrating guests back into our events,” said Daryl Wolfe, Executive Vice President, Chief Operations and Sales Officer, NASCAR. “We believe implementing this methodical process is an important step forward for the sport and the future of live sporting events. The passion and unwavering support of our industry and fans is the reason we race each weekend and we look forward to slowly and responsibly welcoming them back at select events.”

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Katlyn Brieskorn,

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.