Race week in Daytona is always pretty wild. For some students
this year, it's already time for Spring Break. Then, of course,
there are tens of thousands of NASCAR fans roaming around town,
waiting for a race and looking for some adventure in the
But the real excitement at the Daytona 500 came from above
Sunday. Four F-15 (three C models and a D model) overflew the
raceway prior to the start were at the 2005 Daytona 500 race on
Sunday, 20 February 2005.
The aircraft from the USAF 1st Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air
Force Base, Panama City, FL, parked at Lynch Air (DAB) during the
event awaiting for their scheduled flyby at the Daytona Speedway
next door to DAB airport.
(ANN sends a special thanks to Paul Sanchez for providing
the information and photographs used in this story!