Richmond International Raceway to Host Daytona Day Watch Party on February 26
Fans Invited to Join RIR at Big Al’s Sports Bar & Grill to Launch the 2017 NASCAR Season
Richmond International Raceway (RIR) is gearing up for the 2017 NASCAR season by celebrating The Great American Race. RIR invites fans to our Daytona Day Watch Party on Sunday, February 26 to cheer on their favorite drivers during the 59th running of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.
The event will begin at noon and continue until the end of the Daytona 500. The Daytona Day Watch Party will take place at Big Al’s Sports Bar & Grill, 3641 Cox Road, Henrico, V.A.
Fans will be treated to food and beverage specials courtesy of Big Al’s. Fans will also have the opportunity to win prizes and exclusive giveaways from RIR throughout the watch party.
“The Daytona 500 is the marquee event in NASCAR, and we want to share this special day with our fans,” said RIR President Dennis Bickmeier. “The race is the official start of a new season, so it’s exciting to give our fans in the region a unique way to watch the race as a community. Thanks to Big Al’s Sports Bar & Grill, we will be celebrating Daytona Day in style here in Richmond.”
Fans can engage with RIR, Daytona International Speedway, and fellow NASCAR fans on social media. By using the hashtag #DaytonaDay, they can join the conversation online.
NASCAR returns to Richmond on April 28-30 for the TOYOTA OWNERS 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race and ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race. Richmond will once again be in the spotlight for the regular season finale and Fan Appreciation Weekend on September 8-9. The Federated Auto Parts 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Saturday, September 9, and the Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Friday, September 8 is presented by Who’s Your Driver.
Tickets are on sale now. Visit rir.com or call 866-455-7223 to purchase.
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