Championship Cup Series Motorcycle Racing Returns; Pit-Pass Tickets Start at $15
||Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 11-12, 2012
|WHERE:||Homestead-Miami Speedway - One Speedway Blvd - Homestead, FL
|SPOTLIGHT:||Expert rider Santiago Villa of Colombia and Fernando Silva won the 2011 overall expert and amateur championships respectively. Villa also won two national championships, the southeast overall championship and nine Florida Region class championships in 2011. Miami’s Silva also won five Florida Region class championships in 2011 and will move to the expert ranks this weekend.
Gates Open: 8:00 a.m.
Practice and Time Trials: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Gates Open: 7:00 a.m.
Practice: 8:00-9:00 a.m.
GT Races (5): 9:30-11:30 a.m
Sprint Races (14): Noon - 5:00 p.m.
General Admission includes Paddock Pass: Saturday/$15; Sunday/$20
Two-Day Pass: $30 (Children under 12: free; Parking: FREE)
||From North: Turnpike south to Exit 6/Speedway Blvd./SW 137th Ave.; left 5 miles to Gate 18/infield tunnel; From South: U.S. 1 north to Palm Dr.; go right four miles to Speedway; follow signs to Gate 18/infield tunnel
About Homestead-Miami Speedway
The Speedway has been open since 1995 following an initiative to spur economic recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew. The 640-acre facility is active more than 280 days per year and hosts NASCAR’s Championship Races during Ford Championship Weekend (November 16-18, 2012). The Sprint Cup Championship Ford 400 is broadcast live on TV and radio to 175 countries and into 24 languages. The 2011 championship attracted ESPN Television’s largest NASCAR Sprint Cup viewership ever with a peak audience of 10.5 million when the checkered flag fell. Homestead-Miami Speedway, featuring a 1.5-mile oval and 2.21-mile road course, generates more than $250 million annually for the region.
Homestead-Miami Speedway continues its rich history of sports car racing in 2012 when the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series returns to South Florida’s road course. The Grand Prix of Miami, set for April 27-29, features Daytona Prototypes and Grand Touring classes in Race 3 of the 2012 GRAND-AM campaign. For information on the more than 280 events held each year at Homestead-Miami Speedway, please visit www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com or call 866.409.RACE.