MIAMI— For anyone who has ever wanted to see NASCAR crown its champions up-close and personal, Homestead-Miami Speedway is the place to be for NASCAR’s biggest weekend of the year.
The Speedway has partnered with Kampgrounds of America (KOA) to enhance the experience leading up to and during Ford Championship Weekend. Kampgrounds of America will serve as the presenting sponsor of Homestead-Miami Speedway’s Miles2Miami social media campaign, a weekly countdown to NASCAR’s biggest weekend of the year. As part of the campaign, the Speedway and KOA are giving two lucky fans the ultimate race viewing experience at Ford Championship Weekend, November 16-18.
The Ford Championship Weekend VIP Sweepstakes presented by Kampgrounds of America has already begun and will run through November 9. To win this exclusive race weekend experience, please visit www.HomesteadMiamiSpeedway.com/KOA. The winner of the sweepstakes will receive the following:
- $500 Kampgrounds of America gift card
- Two Champions Club tickets
- Two pit passes
- Opportunity to sign the Start/Finish Line
- Access to race track for post-race championship celebration
- Exclusive hospitality access to all Championship finales
- Preferred parking
As part of the partnership, KOA will be located in the RV Campgrounds during race weekend. Anyone in attendance at Ford Championship Weekend can head over to the KOA display for corn hole and other fun tailgating activities.
“Camping has always been a big part of NASCAR and Ford Championship Weekend, and we are excited to partner with Kampgrounds of America,” said Homestead-Miami Speedway President Matthew Becherer. “As one of the industry’s leading companies, our partnership with KOA will help enhance the experience for the avid campers who come out to our track each year.”
“We are excited to partner with Homestead Speedway during the excitement leading up to and during Championship Weekend,” said Kampgrounds of America Vice President of Marketing Whitney Scott. “The giveaway is just like a camping trip, it takes a long road to get to your final destination, and that’s part of the fun!”
About Homestead-Miami Speedway
Homestead-Miami Speedway has been open since 1995 following an initiative to spur economic recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew. The Speedway, which was founded by Miami businessman, racing enthusiast and philanthropist Ralph Sanchez, is a 650-acre facility that features a 1.5-mile oval and 2.21-mile road course. The Speedway hosts on-track events nearly 300 days per year and generates more than $301 million annually for the region. In 2017, NASCAR crowned champions in all three of its national series at Homestead-Miami Speedway during Ford Championship Weekend for the 16th consecutive year (2002-17). Champions crowned at Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2017 were Martin Truex Jr. (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series), William Byron (NASCAR XFINITY Series) and Christopher Bell (NASCAR Camping World Truck Series). 2018 Ford Championship Weekend will be held November 16-18.
About Kampgrounds of America
Kampgrounds of America is celebrating its 56th anniversary in 2018. The largest family friendly, open-to-the-public system of campgrounds in the world, KOA was founded on the banks of the Yellowstone River in Billings, Montana in 1962 by entrepreneur Dave Drum. The company still calls Billings home, and has grown to included more than 500 campgrounds across the United States and Canada.