CHICAGO, IL, and DAYTONA BEACH, FL-- USG Corporation, a leading building products company, is the newest "We Built Daytona" partner at the Daytona International Speedway (DIS) -- part of the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. DAYTONA Rising encompasses the Speedway’s nearly one-mile long front stretch that, upon completion in January 2016, will create a facility that delivers an exceptional experience for fans, sponsors and guests.Daytona International Speedwayâ??s DAYTONA

A variety of USG Brand products (Sheetrock®, Durock®, Fiberock® and USG Ceiling Solutions) will be used in the interior construction of the new DIS front stretch, and USG Securock® Glass-Mat Sheathing will be prominent around the exterior of the project.

"USG is honored to be a partner in the transformation of this iconic racing venue.  DAYTONA Rising is all about reimagining DIS and the fan experience, and we see strong similarities in the way USG is reinventing itself with a new brand, new energy and new focus on innovation," said Greg Salah, General Manager, Wallboard & Surfaces, USG Corp. "With shared values of high performance, leadership, teamwork and excellence, we look forward to having USG products be a part of the new DIS."

In addition to USG, other "We Built Daytona" partners include Sherwin-Williams, Big Ass Fans, ROSSETTI, Walter P. Moore, M-E Engineersand Kingspan.

"We're excited to welcome these partners as part of our 'We Built Daytona' platform," said DIS President Joie Chitwood III. "As leaders in their respected industries, we are proud to have the best products, and the best manufacturers and companies, featured throughout what will be the first motorsports stadium anywhere in the world."