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Up until 2004.
NASCAR's championship series was actually named for a cigarette brand Winston.
But now there's a change coming -- -- smokers saying small committee got up while you can't.
Smoking has always been allowed in the stands at Daytona it's not hard to find evidence of that.
But in a changing world where smoking is increasingly not allowed in public places.
Track president Joey Chitwood says the move to ban cigarettes in the grandstands does not sought after experience with a man during last July's -- -- gonna -- you know.
Really in this really doesn't make patriots are good for for new fans or for me when someone sitting -- -- smoking's the -- will soon disappear from the stands.
Smoltz we'll have to go to designated smoking areas -- -- both good and -- so we've had some customers are very excited by the change felt like it was overdue.
With -- that weren't happy with -- but.
They also understood.
People like longtime smoker -- they would rather than they have before and not have won one now.
I was up in the stands just.
This darn good track officials are actually asking people not to smoke in these grandstands for this weekend's Daytona 500 but it's voluntary right now.
After this race now -- -- why -- zero race.
It's not an option anymore it's mandatory.
At Daytona Tom Johnson fox 35 news.
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