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Take on the competition at Daytona!
Daytona 400 flag.png

START NOW
— In-game description.
Quote Natalia.png
Complete the Daytona 400 5-day special event, for your chance to earn a 2020 Season NASCAR Stock Car!
— Natalia, Agent

The Daytona 400 is the first challenge of NASCAR 2020 Season events in Real Racing 3. It gives the players a chance to win a 2020 Season NASCAR Stock Car of their choice.

The Daytona 400 Special Event is part of Formula 1® & NASCAR Update (v8.8). This event

starts on Saturday, October 31st 2020 and
ends on Friday, November 13th.
Entry closes on Sunday, November 8th, at 23:59 UTC.

Since entered, the player has exactly five days (24 x 5 = 120 hours)[1] to complete the event. Every next Stage of the event unlocks immediately upon completion of the previous one.

Throughout the event the players will have to race their chosen NASCAR Stock Car around Daytona International Speedway.

2020 Season NASCAR Stock Cars

List of 2020 Season NASCAR Stock Cars the player can choose:

2020 NASCAR cars

CHIP GANASSI RACING CHEVROLET CAMARO ZL1 1LE (2020) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS CHEVROLET CAMARO ZL1 1LE (2020) JOE GIBBS RACING TOYOTA CAMRY (2020) RICHARD CHILDRESS RACING CHEVROLET CAMARO ZL1 1LE (2020) RICHARD PETTY MOTORSPORTS CHEVROLET CAMARO ZL1 1LE (2020) STEWART-HAAS RACING FORD MUSTANG (2020) TEAM PENSKE FORD MUSTANG (2020)

The 2020 Season NASCAR Stock Cars have been added to 2020 Season (NASCAR) series in the NASCAR group.

PR & Prices

Tune your car and level up your Driver and Team Principal to meet the required PR
— In-game description.

Maximum required PR for this event is 50.9.

Tuning Setup

Tuning Step prices, Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png
Step Gearbox
Mapping
Power Unit
Optimization
Brake
Calibration
Suspension
Adjustments
1 48,800 65,000 43,300 55,500
2 52,400 69,800 46,500 59,600
3 54,200 72,200 · 61,700
4 54,900 73,200 · 62,500
5 55,300 73,700 · 62,900
6 72,200 96,300 · 82,300
7 115,600 154,100 · ·
8 126,400 168,500 · ·
9 144,500 192,600 · ·
10 162,500 216,700 · ·
Sum 886,800 1,182,100 89,800 384,500
Total = 2,543,200

"Tuning Setups are uniquely tailored to each event" by limiting maximum number of Tuning Step for every stat, available for purchase during that event. Maximum numbers of Tuning Steps for this event are:

NASCAR TUNING SETUP
Speed Icon.png Gearbox Mapping 10
Acceleration Icon.png Power Unit Optimization 10
Braking Icon.png Brake Calibration 2
Grip Icon.png Suspension Adjustments 6
Daytona 400
A setup designed to push your car to the limits of its top speed and acceleration, at the expense of its brakes.
— In-game description.

Currently, unbought Tuning Steps are available through the Tuning Setup Inventory for the same price.

Driver

Driver Level Up Rates (training cost is optional): click →
Level Per Level Cumulative
XP Levelling, Curr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png Training, Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png XP Levelling, Curr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png Training, Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png
1
2 500 21 30,000 500 21 30,000
3 3,500 31 48,000 4,000 52 78,000
4 7,000 44 98,000 11,000 96 176,000
5 12,000 63 170,000 23,000 159 346,000
6 17,000 89 242,000 40,000 248 588,000
7 25,000 128 357,000 65,000 376 945,000
(8) MAX 35,000 183 501,000 100,000 559 1,446,000

Team Principal

Every installed Tuning Step adds 170 XP points to the Team Principal.

Team Principal Level Up Rates: click →
Level Per Level Cumulative
XP Levelling, Curr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png XP Levelling, Curr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png
1
2 160 6 160 6
3 160 8 320 14
4 340 10 660 24
5 340 12 1,000 36
6 340 15 1,340 51
7 340 18 1,680 69
8 485 23 2,165 92
9 500 28 2,665 120
10 665 34 3,330 154
11 670 42 4,000 196
12 830 52 4,830 248
(13) MAX 1,170 64 6,000 312

FAQ and Tips

Before starting the Daytona 400 special event, please view:

Please refer to generic RR3_Wiki:Real Racing 3 Tips and FAQ as well.

Stage 01
Welcome to Daytona

Players who successfully complete all of the goals given in the first stage (Welcome to Daytona) are rewarded with Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png10,000 and 5 Curr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png. Throughout the first stage, players will have to race their chosen 2020 season NASCAR stock car on Daytona International Speedway.

Quote Chip McGee.png
Long time, no see, bud! Welcome to Daytona! Ahhh... ain't no mistakin' that smell. That's the smell of motorsports history!

And I think we can make some more of that history at the upcoming race! But let's not get carried away just yet.

Unfortunately, the actual Speedway is closed until a bit closer to the event. So we're gonna be prepping on the Road Course. Not ideal, but hey, we'll make do!
— Chip McGee, Crew Chief
Quote Natalia.png
You have been lent a [chosen 2020 Season NASCAR Stock Car].

All upgrades, customizations and VIP will remain on the car permanently, whether you acquire it from this event or buy it later
— Natalia, Agent
Goal Description Laps
PR
Reward
MCurr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png
Fame XP Skip
GCurr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png
1.1 CupCup Daytona International Speedway – Road Course
Rolling Start
1
10,450 1,000 321 10
Win this event
Quote Chip McGee.png
Now, I probably don't need to tell you this, but if we're going to stand a chance in the actual race, we'll need to master the art of drafting.
— Chip McGee, Crew Chief
Goal Description Laps
PR
Reward
MCurr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png
Fame XP Skip
GCurr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png
1.2 CupCup Daytona International Speedway – Road Course
Rolling Start
1
10,450[2] 1,000[2] 373[2] 10
Draft for at least 4374 yd (4000 m)
1.3 CupCup Daytona International Speedway – Road Course
Rolling Start
1
10,450[2] 1,000[2] 464[2] 10
Overtake at least 5 opponents
Quote Chip McGee.png
Alright! Bit more practice and I think you'll be able to hit the Speedway!
— Chip McGee, Crew Chief

Stage 02
Getting Good

Players who successfully complete all of the goals given in the second stage (Getting Good) are rewarded with Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png20,000. Throughout the second stage, players will have to race their chosen 2020 season NASCAR stock car on Daytona International Speedway.

Quote Chip McGee.png
Ready for another round of Chip McGee's boot camp? I've got a bit more practice I want to get through while we've got access to the Road Course.
— Chip McGee, Crew Chief
Goal Description Laps
PR
Reward
MCurr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png
Fame XP Skip
GCurr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png
2.1 CupCup Daytona International Speedway – Road Course
Rolling Start
1
10,450[2] 1,000[2] 331[2] 20
Tailgate 1st place for 60 seconds
2.2 CupCup Daytona International Speedway – Road Course
Rolling Start
1
10,450[3] 1,000[3] 406[3] 20
Reach an average speed of at least 119 mph (191.5 kph)
2.3 CupCup Daytona International Speedway – Road Course
Rolling Start
1
10,450 1,000 310 20
Reach a top speed of at least 173 mph (278.4 kph) 2 times and win
2.4 CupCup Daytona International Speedway – Road Course
Rolling Start
1
45.0
10,450 1,000 306 20
Finish a lap within 1:50
Quote Chip McGee.png
Alright, you've flown over every hurdle I've thrown on your way. I'm proud to say that you are officially 'Chip McGee Certified' to take part in the Daytona 400!

We've still got a bit more practice I'd like to get through though, so I'll see you bright and early at the Speedway tomorrow!
— Chip McGee, Crew Chief

Stage 03
Hitting the Speedway

Players who successfully complete all of the goals given in the third stage (Hitting the Speedway) are rewarded with Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png30,000 and 10 Curr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png. Throughout the third stage, players will have to race their chosen 2020 season NASCAR stock car on Daytona International Speedway.

Quote Chip McGee.png
Well, here we are! The actual Speedway! Between Free Practice and Qualifying, we've got some work to do today.
— Chip McGee, Crew Chief
Goal Description Laps
PR
Reward
MCurr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png
Fame XP Skip
GCurr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png
3.1 NASCARNASCAR Daytona International Speedway – Speedway 3
45.0
15,050[2] 1,500[2] 696[2] 30
Draft for at least 10936 yd (10000 m)
3.2 NASCARNASCAR Daytona International Speedway – Speedway 3
45.0
15,050[4] 1,500[4] 729[4] 30
Reach an average speed of at least 174 mph (280 kph)
3.3 NASCARNASCAR Daytona International Speedway – Speedway 3
45.0
15,050[2] 1,500[2] 679[2] 30
Overtake 10 opponents
3.4 CupCup Daytona International Speedway – Speedway
Rolling Start
1
46.8
5,000 500 214 30
Finish a lap within 50.1 seconds
Quote Chip McGee.png
Dang. We just missed out on one of the top spots, so we're going to be starting in the middle of the pack tomorrow.

But that'll just make it all the more satisfying when we're up on that podium! Get a good night's rest, bud. We've got a tough race tomorrow.
— Chip McGee, Crew Chief

Stage 04
Fighting Through the Pack

Players who successfully complete all of the goals given in the fourth stage (Fighting Through the Pack) are rewarded with Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png40,000. Throughout the fourth stage, players will have to race their chosen 2020 season NASCAR stock car on Daytona International Speedway.

Quote Chip McGee.png
Hope your nerves are settled and your head is clear. It's time to kick things off!
— Chip McGee, Crew Chief
Goal Description Laps
PR
Reward
MCurr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png
Fame XP Skip
GCurr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png
4.1 NASCARNASCAR Daytona International Speedway – Speedway 3
46.8
15,050[5] 1,500[5] 639[5] 50
Place at least 15th without damaging your car
4.2 NASCARNASCAR Daytona International Speedway – Speedway 2
46.8
10,000[6] 1,000[6] 438[6] 50
Don't let anyone draft behind you for more than 3 seconds[7] and place at least 8th
4.3 NASCARNASCAR Daytona International Speedway – Speedway 4
46.8
20,050 2,100 842 50
Draft for at least 16404 yd (15000 m) and place 1st
4.4 NASCARNASCAR Daytona International Speedway – Speedway 5
48.8
25,050 2,600 1,037 50
Place 1st without running out of fuel
(with manual controls and 12.50 units of fuel)
Quote Chip McGee.png
Hah! Give me another 80 laps like that and I think we can call it a day, bud.
— Chip McGee, Crew Chief

Stage 05
The Final Miles

Players who successfully complete all of the goals given in the fifth stage (The Final Miles) are rewarded with Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png50,000 and 20 Curr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png, and their chosen 2020 season NASCAR stock car. Throughout the fifth stage, players will have to race their chosen 2020 season NASCAR stock car on Daytona International Speedway.

Quote Chip McGee.png
We've gotcha on some fresh tires and we've loaded you up with gas. I reckon you're ready to mosey.
— Chip McGee, Crew Chief
Goal Description Laps
PR
Reward
MCurr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png
Fame XP Skip
GCurr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png
5.1 NASCARNASCAR Daytona International Speedway – Speedway 5
48.8
25,050[8] 2,600[8] 1,120[8] 80
Place at least 10th while warming up your new tires
5.2 NASCARNASCAR Daytona International Speedway – Speedway 3
48.8
15,050[9] 1,600[9] 664[9] 80
Place at least 10th and finish each lap in under 48.2 seconds
5.3 NASCARNASCAR Daytona International Speedway – Speedway 3
48.8
15,050[10] 1,600[10] 645[10] 80
Draft for at least 21827 yd (20000 m), don't get drafted for more than 3 seconds[7] and place at least 7th without damaging your car
5.4 NASCARNASCAR Daytona International Speedway – Speedway 4
50.9
20,050[11] 2,200[11] 842[11] 120
Reach an average speed of at least 188 mph (302.5 kph) and place at least 5th without damaging your car
5.5 NASCARNASCAR Daytona International Speedway – Speedway 5
50.9
25,050 2,700 1,051 120
Win without damaging your car
Quote Chip McGee.png
Hah! You just won us the Daytona 400! Damn fine driving! I knew you were the right person for the job.

I've been a part of a lot of NASCAR victories in my career, but I think this one is gonna stick with me. Magnificent work!
— Chip McGee, Crew Chief

Completion Rewards

For successful completion the player can receive Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png150,000, 35Curr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png, the Daytona 400 Tuning Setup and a 2020 Season NASCAR Stock Car of the player’s choice.

NASCAR 2020 Season Choose Your Car.png

To win a car, the player must complete the event within 5 days (24 x 5 = 120 hours) from the moment of entry. The player can choose any car that isn't owned yet on the final "Event Complete. Choose Your Car" dialog of the event regardless of the car used to win the event.
Obtaining any car unlocks 2020 Season (NASCAR) series.

Stage Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png Curr.Gold.New.80x80.Shifted.png Other rewards
01 Welcome to Daytona 10,000 5
02 Getting Good 20,000
03 Hitting the Speedway 30,000 10
04 Fighting Through the Pack 40,000
05 The Final Miles 50,000 20 Win 2020 Season NASCAR Stock Car
Unlock 2020 Season (NASCAR)
Total 150,000 35
Daytona 400 Event Complete.png
— In-game description.

Footnotes

  1. The countdown is displayed on the Special Event tab as well as on the button on the Home tab.
    The remaining days and hours are displayed rounded and are changing every half day, then half hour, and so on.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 The upper limit of Driver XP is given.
  3. Rewards for 18th place are: Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png250, 470 Fame and 10 Driver XP.
  4. Rewards for 40th place are: Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png400, 330 Fame and 18 Driver XP.
  5. Rewards for 15th place are: Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png8300, 770 Fame and 351 Driver XP.
  6. Rewards for 8th place are: Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png7250, 680 Fame and 318 Driver XP.
  7. 7.0 7.1 The player must not let a single opponent draft you continuously to reset the counter to zero
  8. Rewards for 10th place are: Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png16900, 1630 Fame and 756 Driver XP.
  9. Rewards for 10th place are: Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png10150, 1000 Fame and 448 Driver XP.
  10. Rewards for 7th place are: Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png11300, 1120 Fame and 484 Driver XP.
  11. Rewards for 5th place are: Curr.M.Dollars.New.80x80.Shifted.png16050, 1650 Fame and 674 Driver XP.
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