VIDEO: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Will Return To Competition For 2017 DAYTONA 500 In February

By  //  December 9, 2016

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2017 DAYTONA 500 set for Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. EST

ABOVE VIDEO: Statement From DIS President Chip Wile On Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Announcement.

VOLUSIA COUNTY • DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – “The return of two-time DAYTONA 500 champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. to NASCAR competition beginning with the 2017 DAYTONA 500 is great news for everyone,” said DIS President Chip Wile. 

“We’re all excited to see Dale complete his recovery and his passionate fans are looking forward to seeing him back behind the wheel of the No. 88 Chevrolet SS on the high banks at Daytona International Speedway kicking off a new season and hunting down his third victory in “The Great American Race.”

The 2017 DAYTONA 500 is scheduled on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. EST.

Those wishing to attend the 2017 DAYTONA 500 can make their plans now:

• Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-800-PITSHOP or visiting www.DAYTONA500.com

• Hospitality and premium seat packages, including the Rolex 24 Lounge, Harley J’s, Trioval Club and FANZONE/Pre-race access are also available.

• For all other Speedweeks events, children 12 and under are $10 in reserved stadium seating and free in general admission areas and in FANZONE.

• Fans can also visit PrimeSport.com, the official ticket exchange and travel package provider of Daytona International Speedway, where they can find multiple options for tickets, lodging and hospitality.

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The return of two-time DAYTONA 500 champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. to NASCAR competition beginning with the 2017 DAYTONA 500 is great news for everyone,” said


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