Daytona 500

Adam Richman travels to Daytona, FL, to join 200,000 passionate NASCAR fans for the 55th annual Daytona 500 and to experience their ingenious tailgating and culinary creations firsthand. The Daytona Infield is divided into 6 unique campgrounds, and diehard fans camp out for an entire week before the big event. Adam dives deep into Tent City, where he encounters superfans, delicious local food, wacky races and even a dance club. The fans of Daytona welcome Adam into their campsites, so he creates something outrageous to share with them and thank them for their hospitality.

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Adam Richman in Daytona Beach, FL
Adam Richman in Daytona Beach, FL

Adam Richman in Daytona Beach, FL

Adam Richman learns how tailgaters in Daytona, FL, stay cool: just bring your own pool! 960 1280

  

Tailgating at the Daytona 500

Tailgating at the Daytona 500

Tailgating at the Daytona 500 is taken seriously. The owner of this custom-built 53-foot converted tractor-trailer knows how to tailgate in style. The tractor is complete with a full bar, full kitchen, plus bedrooms and bathrooms. 960 1280

  

Daytona 500

Daytona 500

At the Daytona 500, everyone Adam meets is a superfan. 960 1280

  

Tent City

Tent City

As Adam wanders around “Tent City,” he finds -- and tastes -- some unique creations. 960 1280

  

The Daytona Infield

The Daytona Infield

The Daytona Infield is divided into 6 unique campgrounds, the most posh being Lake Lloyd, where Adam fishes with a fan. 960 1280

  

Daytona's wheelbarrow races

Daytona's wheelbarrow races

Adam joins hundreds of fans at Daytona's most popular evening activity: the wheelbarrow races. 960 1280

  

Tent City

Tent City

Adam gets pulled deep into Tent City to the tailgate of the Ocala Boys, where he tries a race staple: homemade apple pie moonshine. 960 1280

  

Daytona 500

Daytona 500

The tailgaters of the Daytona 500 are not only known for their antics, but also their delicious food. 960 1280

  

The Daytona 500

The Daytona 500

The Daytona 500 is one of the largest tailgating events in the country. 960 1280

  

The Daytona 500

The Daytona 500

Adam checks out the sausage race with a group of fans. 960 1280

  

The Daytona 500

The Daytona 500

Some NASCAR fans go all out for the Daytona 500. 960 1280

  

Club 3

Club 3

Adam finishes the night at Club 3, a Tent City dance club located by turn 3. 960 1280

  

Daytona International Speedway

Daytona International Speedway

Adam looks out over The Daytona International Speedway. 960 1280

  

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