Florida Gov. Rick Scott tours Daytona Rising

Official release

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On Thursday morning, Florida Governor Rick Scott took a tour of the DAYTONA Rising project, the $400 million frontstretch renovation project.
Scott got an up-close view of the steel structure on the east end of the "World Center of Racing" prior to a Florida Department of Transportation press conference at the DIS Ticket and Tours Building.

Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III and Scott took a look at the winning 2014 Daytona 500 car of Dale Earnhardt Jr. that is on display inside the Ticket and Tours Building. (Photo credit: Daytona International Speedway)

Below, from left to right, Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III, Florida Governor Rick Scott, Chief Executive Officer of International Speedway Corporation (ISC) Lesa France Kennedy and Chairman of ISC Jim France on the DAYTONA Rising construction site. (Photo credit: Daytona International Speedway)