The highly awaited 2023 Daytona 500 race event is finally here to kick off the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series in Florida this Sunday.
Daytona 500 is a NASCAR stock car racing event. Sanctioned by NASCAR, the event is currently a part of their annual Cup Series. The event is very popular for featuring a large number of purses every season.
The upcoming Florida-based stock car race will mark the 65th edition of the long-running event. It will also act as the launching point of the 75th annual NASCAR Cup Series.
The 2023 Daytona 500 will be held at the Daytona International Speedway. It will be a 200-lap event, stretching 800 km in total. Organizers have announced a $27 million purse for this year’s event.
Like most standard NASCAR races, 40 participants have qualified to participate in the upcoming Daytona event. Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports holds the pole position for the main race.
Read below to know the schedule, track, tv, live stream, and other information related to the first event of the 2023 NASCAR season.
2023 Daytona 500 Schedule:
- Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023
- Time: 02:30 p.m. ET
The latest Daytona 500 is scheduled to be held this February 19, 2023, in Florida. The main race will begin at around 20:30 p.m. ET on Sunday.
Where will the Race event be held?
- Course: Daytona International Speedway
- Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
2023 Daytona 500 will be held at the permanent racing course of Daytona International Speedway. The NASCAR track of 4 km, consisting of four standard corners will be used for the 200-lap competition. It is located near the Daytona Beach of Florida, US.
How to watch the 2023 Daytona 500 on TV?
- Fox Sports – United States
- TSN – Canada
Like most NASCAR events, the upcoming season-launching Daytona event will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1 in the United States. At the same time, TSN will air the race event live on tv for stock car racing fans in Canada.
How to Live Stream the 2023 Daytona 500?
- Dish Network
- Premier Sports
Live stream of the latest Daytona 500 will be available on Channel 219 of DirecTV and Channel 150 of Dish Network. Additionally, fans with a fuboTV subscriptions will also be able to watch the event online within the United States. However, the Daytona race along with other NASCAR events will only be available on Premier Sports online in the United Kingdom.
Below is the entire starting lineup list of the upcoming 2023 Daytona 500 race in Florida –
|16||19||Martin Truex Jr.|
|33||47||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.|