Championship Cup Series motorcycle racing returned to Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend, as 31 of 39 class championships were decided. A field of more
than 800 cyclists—featuring riders from throughout the United States and South America—competed in 19 different races, sponsored by Buell and Ducati.
Overall championships for experts and amateurs were decided in this 2008 CCS season finale.Darren Luck of Bonita Springs entered the competition as the overall “Expert” points leader, while Miami’s Rafael Ferrer lead the overall “Amateur” field. Top contenders in the “Expert Unlimited GP Shoot-Out” main event included Barrett Long of Miami; Jeff Wood of Winchendon, Mass.; and Robert Tino Pietri of Caracas, Venezuela.
It’s motorsports history in 2009 as Homestead-Miami Speedway becomes the first venue ever to host all of North America’s premier motorsports championships: the IndyCar, Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car and Firestone Indy Lights Series on Oct. 10; and NASCAR’s Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series Nov. 20-22. Visit www.HomesteadMiamiSpeedway.com or call (866) 409-RACE for ticket info on all six championships at Homestead-Miami Speedway—THE Championship Track.