Daytona Beach Bike Week
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During the years off, an unofficial event was still taking place commonly called Bike Week. In 1947 the official race resumed and gained Naked bike in popularity. The event was then promoted by the late William France Sr., co-founder of NASCAR. There have been a number of deaths at the festival Daytona Beach Bike Week due to rider accidents. .
Daytona Beach Bike Week, also called Daytona Bike Week, is a motorcycle event and rally held annually in Daytona Beach, Florida. The festivities include motorcycle racing, concerts, parties, and street festivals.
The event is usually held on the first full week of Daytona Beach Bike Week March and contends with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally as the most popular motorcycle rally in the United States. The Daytona Beach Bike Week rally started as the Daytona 200 race on January 24, 1937. This first race was a 3.2 miles (5.1 km) beach and pavement course.