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DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY CORP
1801 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Known as the "World Center of Racing," Daytona International Speedway has activity nearly every day of the year hosting stock cars, sports cars, motorcycles and karts. Daytona International Speedway has at least eight major race weekends a year with premi
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Jack Hege at the 2009 Daytona ...
Jack Hege at the 2009 Daytona 500 with Juanita "Lightning" Epton, who sold him the initial Daytona 500 ticket.
Epton still works at Daytona Int'l Speedway. (Courtesy: Scott Hunter, NASCAR Media Group)
Each year, Hege's ticket order was taken by Juanita Epton
, known to everyone as "Lightning.
husband gave her
Juanita Epton has been ...
Juanita Epton has been working in the ticket office at Daytona International Speedway in Florida since it opened in 1958.
Also taking part as honorary officials ...
Also taking part as honorary officials were the longest-serving employees from each of International Speedway Corp.s dozen NASCAR tracks, including Juanita Lightnin Epton, who has worked in the Speedways ticket office since its opening in 1959.
The employees waved green flags to start the race, with Epton
issuing the command to start your engines.
Juanita 'Lightnin'' ...
Juanita 'Lightnin'' EptonNASCAR.COM - Juanita 'Lightnin" Epton - Apr 16, 2008
...A charter member of "Annie's Army" is perhaps the most fitting description of Juanita "Lightnin'" Epton, who began working in the Daytona International Speedway ticket office in 1958 -- or before the "World Center of Racing" opened with Speedweeks 1959.
said it sounded like a bomb went off, as the speedway's old ticket office was less than 200 yards from where the cars landed.
http://daytonabeach-realty.com/blog/years-of-thunder-for-woman-called-lightning-new-york-times.htm Juanita Epton has been working in the ticket office at Daytona International Speedway in Florida since it opened in 1958.