What a blast: Daytona demolishes backstretch tower
Another part of iconic Daytona International Speedway is falling as part of the $400 million Daytona Rising renovation project.
On Monday, the 140-foot tower on the track’s backstretch was blasted with explosives. Here’s another view of the demolition from Daytona International Speedway’s Twitter account.
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— Daytona IntlSpeedway (@DISupdates) October 1, 2015
Thirty-three pounds of copper-sheathed, linear-shaped charge explosives were used to bring down the steel tower.
Here are some pictures from the event.