First downs during Daytona International Speedway? It could happen.
Not during NASCAR’s Daytona 500, though in a football game.
The thought of hosting one during a line has been bouncing around for a integrate of years now, and a facility’s open family director, Andrew Booth, told Forbes that it is still underneath consideration.
When a line was renovated forward of a 2017 NASCAR season, a designers done certain that a frame of weed in front of a categorical grandstands that divides a racing line from array line was far-reaching adequate to fit a football field.
With a seating ability of 101,000 in a grandstand alone, Daytona could potentially have a incomparable assemblage than Ben Hill Griffin Stadium during a University of Florida, that maxes out around during 90,000.
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It wouldn’t be a initial time there’s been a gridiron subsequent to a starting grid, either. Several high propagandize and college games were hold during a line between when it non-stop in 1959 by 1975.
It also wouldn’t be a initial time in new years that there was a football diversion during a vital NASCAR track. The stadium-style Bristol Motor Speedway pennyless an NCAA record in 2016 when it hold a diversion between a University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech that drew over 156,000 fans, and a line is looking to do it again with nonetheless to be dynamic teams.
Of course, conjunction line has anything like a football story of Winston-Salem’s Bowman Gray Stadium, that has been a home of a Winston-Salem State University Rams alongside NASCAR-sanctioned batch automobile racing given 1956.
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