One of the biggest races of all time, the Nascar Daytona 500, doesn’t come cheap. Fans scrimp and scrounge for months in order to be able to save up enough to buy these hard to get seats. But in all the effort of actually saving up money to buy the tickets, fans tend to forget to actually lock in their tickets in advance. The key to finding good Daytona 500 tickets is buy tickets at the right time. If you now have the money and want to buy the tickets, here are some ways of going about.
No better place to begin with than the Nascar track itself. Call the Daytona International Speedway and speak to the ticketing agents there. You may actually be lucky enough to find that there are tickets still available. Be sure to purchase them immediately. The advantage of Nascar Daytona 500 tickets being bought at the source are that they are the genuine and authentic. If you happen to be new to the area, let the ticketing agent know and he will also send along some maps with directions, details on official accommodations in the area as well as any other activities you can do when you are there. All it takes is a request and smile while on the phone.
Keep in mind there is a strong chance that the ticketing office is out of tickets, especially for a race of this level. This does not mean you lose your chance to go. There are several other ways of getting yourself some fantastic seats. To start with, get online and get a list of all the Nascar approved organizations that are selling the tickets. Approach each one of them and you will be surprised at the number of genuine tickets you will be able to find. Should this be another dead end, then scout around forums to see if there are fans out there who have extra tickets.
There are strong chances that some fans will have tickets they need to sell simply because a friend or relative couldn’t make it. Try and find someone in your vicinity whom you can visit and pick up the tickets from, just to make sure you are not being duped. The problem with such popular sporting events is that they are like a magnet for fraudsters who try and make a quick buck.
The final option is to wait outside the track on the day of the race. If your patience pays off, you will find someone with an extra Nascar tickets just waiting to get their investment back. Miss one or two laps and you will get tickets for less than the printed price. No matter which way you look at it, you are sure to get able to watch the Daytona 500 in style on a perfect day in February in North Florida.