USA Speedway upgrades done in time for Daytona 500 By Robert Silk / February 10, 2016 Share 1 -- The Daytona International Speedway completed a $400 million renovation late last month ahead of this year’s Daytona 500. Fans who attend Nascar’s premier event on Feb. 21 as well as the week’s worth of events leading up to the race will enjoy new seats that the speedway officials say are wider and more comfortable than the ones they replaced.Daytona International Speedway will host the Daytona 500 on Feb. 21. The remodeled facility also contains twice as many restrooms and three times as many concession stands as it previously had. Completed over the course of more than two years, the renovated facility also includes 11 football field-size social areas, or “neighborhoods”, as the track calls them, where fans can gather to dine, visit bars and restaurants and even charge their mobile devices.All concourses at the speedway are now equipped with free WiFi, and the renovated facility has more than 1,400 television screens.Along with the Daytona 500, Daytona International Speedway hosts numerous other races and events throughout the year. On the schedule for 2016 are several races associated with Bike Week in early March, the Country 500 music festival on Memorial Day weekend and Nascar’s Coke 400 race on July 2.