The Daytona 500 is one of the most well-known motorsports events around the globe. It is known as the Great American Race but fans from around the world travel to Daytona Beach every year to watch the race live. The 61st running of the Daytona 500 is scheduled to take place in February 2019 at the historic Daytona International Speedway. The oval-shaped track is 2.5 miles (4km) long and during the Daytona 500 racers go around the track for 200 laps. The stage is set for another world class race at the 61st Daytona 500 in 2019.
Event: Daytona 500
Date: 17th February
Time: 2:30 PM ET
Venue: Daytona International Speedway
TV Network: Fox Sports
Fox and NBC Sports are the two main broadcasters of NASCAR in the US. Broadcasting rights for the season get split between the two broadcasters. Fox normally broadcast the first half of the races on the schedule and NBC Sports broadcast the races on the second half of the schedule. Motor Racing Network (MRN) is the official radio broadcaster of NASCAR and they broadcast all of the NASCAR races throughout the year. The Daytona 500 is one of the opening races on the NASCAR schedule thus Fox is the official broadcaster for the Daytona 500.