Daytona Beach Events – Coke Zero 400 2013
Coke Zero 400 2013July 2013
The Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona is a 160 lap, 400 miles (640 km) NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race held annually, beginning in 1959, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida; the second major stock car event held at Daytona on the Sprint Cup circuit. Since 1988, the race has been held on the first Saturday of July closest to the United States' Independence Day and in 1998 became the first restrictor plate/Daytona race to be held at night.
The annual event is recently known for its close finishes, posting a (.154 ds) margin of victory in its last 21 races including the T-4th closest margin of victory in Sprint Cup history at (.005 ms); high speed high-density crashes under the lights, and a broad display of fireworks during post-race celebrations.
Fans will not want to miss the Sprint FANZONE! The next best thing to a garage pass is the Pre-Race/Sprint FANZONE pass. With a Pre-Race/Sprint FANZONE pass, you can walk the track surface over the grassy tri-oval and onto pit road for pre-race through driver's introductions. You can also step into the most fan-friendly hands-on motorsports experience in the Sprint FANZONE, which is located in the heart of Daytona International Speedway and transports race fans into the center of the action with a wide variety of activities and attractions.
Fans will also not want to miss the tremendous entertainment surrounding the Coke Zero 400! Fresh off her stirring rendition of the National Anthem for the season-opening 53rd running of the Daytona 500, country music star Martina McBride will return to Daytona International Speedway when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series makes its second visit to the .World Center of Racing.. McBride will perform a 60-minute pre-race concert prior to the 53rd annual Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday night, July 2. All race fans that purchase a Pre-Race/Sprint FANZONE access pass for the Coke Zero 400 in addition to a race ticket will be able to view McBride.s Coke Zero 400 Pre-Race Show as well as the driver introductions from the grass tri-oval area.