MIAMI – NASCAR will return to Homestead-Miami Speedway the weekend of June 13-14, it was announced today. Over the course of the two days, NASCAR will run four races across all three of its national series, highlighted by the NASCAR Cup Series Dixie Vodka 400 the afternoon of Sunday, June 14 to cap off the quartet of events. The weekend slate will also consist of a pair of NASCAR Xfinity Series Races (Saturday & Sunday), as well as a NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race (Saturday).
The additional Xfinity Series event is a realigned race that was originally scheduled for June 13 at Iowa Speedway.
Due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, and in accordance with CDC and public health agency standards and protocols, all races will be run without spectators. All four races will be televised nationally, either on FOX or FS1. The races will also air on MRN and its network of nationwide affiliates, in addition to Sirius XM NASCAR Channel 90.
The schedule for the weekend will consist of the following:
|Saturday, June 13||NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series (201 miles)||12:30 pm (FS1)|
|Saturday, June 13||NASCAR Xfinity Series (250 miles)||3:30 pm (FOX)|
|Sunday, June 14||NASCAR Xfinity Series (250 miles)||12:00 noon (FS1)|
|Sunday, June 14||NASCAR Cup Series Dixie Vodka 400 (400 miles)||
3:30 pm (FOX)
Homestead-Miami Speedway’s 2020 NASCAR weekend was originally scheduled to be run March 20-22.
“We are excited that NASCAR is back up and running and that we have the chance to host four races in one weekend,” said Homestead-Miami Speedway President Al Garcia. “Commemorating our 25th anniversary in 2020, we certainly would have liked our fans to be able to join us for this milestone, but we hope they are able to enjoy four outstanding races from the comfort and safety of their homes. We view this as a tremendous opportunity to show off the unbridled beauty of our track and Miami to a national audience, as sports fans across the country are eager to watch live events once again. We look forward to playing an integral role in the return of professional sports to South Florida.”
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 2019, NASCAR crowned champions in all three of its national series at Homestead-Miami Speedway during Ford Championship Weekend for the 18th consecutive year (2002-19). Champions crowned at Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2019 were Kyle Busch (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series), Tyler Reddick (NASCAR Xfinity Series) and Matt Crafton (NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series). In 2020, Homestead-Miami Speedway commemorates its 25th anniversary.