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Daytona Speedway partially flooded

Updated: May 21, 2009, 9:52 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

The more than 17 inches of rainfall that has fallen in Daytona Beach, Fla., since Sunday has left portions of Daytona International Speedway under water.

Pictures show water levels halfway up the SAFER (Steel and Foam Energy Reduction) barriers in some portions of the track. The Turn 1 tunnel that haulers use to enter the track is filled with about 10 feet of water.

Track spokesman Andrew Booth said there is no apparent damage and the track will be ready for the July 4 Sprint Cup race.

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