DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Robin Braig, the former president of Daytona Int’l Speedway, has died at the age of 64.
Daytona Int’l Speedway officials confirmed the news in a tweet Thursday afternoon.
Daytona International Speedway is saddened to hear of the passing of former Track President, Robin Braig.
His creativity and passion for the sport and our fans helped grow DAYTONA to unprecedented heights. Our thoughts are with his family and friends as we share this loss. pic.twitter.com/KegrNv5xtU
— Daytona International Speedway (@DAYTONA) February 18, 2021
Braig started his career in NASCAR in 1998. Before joining the International Speedway Corp., Braig served as vice president and general manager of Phoenix Raceway from 1999 to ’02.
Braig was named president of Daytona Int’l Speedway in 2002 and during his time at the speedway he spearheaded the complete renovation of the paddock and the construction of a new turn one tunnel.
Braig left Daytona Int’l Speedway in 2010 and was replaced by Joie Chitwood III.