Scenes of Summer - Daytona style

Orlando Sentinel

While Florida is a destination for it's world-famous beaches, diehard NASCAR fans have only one locale in mind for a summer visit to the Sunshine State: Daytona International Speedway. Setting up camp in the legendary infield with inflatable swimming pools, makeshift sundecks and flags of every size and color, race fans not only enjoy the sights and sounds of their favorites drivers, they're ready to soak up the sunshine, and an occasional thunderstorm.

• Click here for fan photos from last weekend's summer speedweek races at Daytona.

• Click here for the complete, 79-image gallery of the summer speedweek 2012 at Daytona.

Joe Burbank is a staff photographer for the Orlando Sentinel. He can be reached at Follow the Sentinel photo staff on Twitter @OSPhoto. Like us on Facebook: Orlando Sentinel Photography.

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