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2013 Ford Championship Weekend Tickets On Sale Now



              2013 Ford Championship Weekend Tickets On Sale Now

NASCAR championship races return to Miami for the 12th consecutive year

PR Newswire

MIAMI, May 1, 2013

MIAMI, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Homestead-Miami Speedway today announced
that tickets for 2013 Ford Championship Weekend are now available for purchase
by the general public. It's the first opportunity for fans to secure the best
seats for each of the three season ending championship races in NASCAR's top
three national series.  The races are scheduled for Nov. 15-17.

Tickets, which are expected to sell briskly, are available:

  o Online at HomesteadMiamiSpeedway.com, via smartphones -- utilizing a
    redesigned interface, the Homestead-Miami Speedway mobile app, and the
    easier-to-use Facebook Store tab.
  o By phone at 305.230.5255.
  o In person at the Homestead-Miami Speedway box office (1 Speedway
    Boulevard, Homestead, FL 33035)

Day and time (All times       NASCAR Championship   Broadcast*               
EST)                          Race
Fri, Nov. 15, 8:00 p.m.       Camping World Truck
                              Series Ford EcoBoost  Fox Sports SPEED-TV, MRN 
                              200       
Sat, Nov. 16, 4:30 p.m.       Nationwide Series     ESPN2,
                              Ford EcoBoost 300     MRN                       
Sun, Nov. 17, 3:00            Sprint Cup Series     ESPN, MRN
p.m.                          Ford EcoBoost 400
* All races broadcast on SiriusXM NASCAR Channel       

Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski, five-time
champion Jimmie Johnson, four-time champion and last year's race winner Jeff
Gordon, three-time champion Tony Stewart, and Miami's own Juan Pablo Montoya
are among the top drivers scheduled to compete.  They will race door-to-door
around the 1.5-mile variable banked Homestead-Miami Speedway oval in the Ford
EcoBoost 400 on Nov. 17.

"It was great to see Brad Keselowski win the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
championship for legendary team owner Roger Penske last year," said
Homestead-Miami Speedway President Matthew Becherer. "South Florida will
witness another dramatic conclusion to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for
the Sprint Cup, as well as the Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series
seasons.  When you add in the big-event atmosphere and the fact that it's
three-straight series-crowning championship finales on one of the most 'racy'
tracks, it's a 'can't miss' weekend."

Homestead-Miami Speedway annually produces one of the most thrilling races
given the track's multiple lines of racing on its 1.5-mile banked oval.  Last
year's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship saw 19 lead changes an average
race speed of more than 142 mph.  In 2011, the 400-mile contest had a race
record 26 lead changes.

Various pricing options are available for 2013 Ford Championship Weekend
starting at $55.  Children 12 and younger are free in general admission
sections Friday and Saturday, and half price in reserved sections for Saturday
and Sunday's championship races.

Homestead-Miami Speedway offers Three-day Champion ticket packages that
include: Savings over single-day purchases; parking passes; exclusive entrance
gates; and hard cards and lanyards that grant access to post-race championship
celebrations.

Other highlights of Ford Championship Weekend include:

  o Free daily on-site parking
  o Live music, concerts and entertainment
  o Interactive displays
  o Spectacular pre-race ceremonies, including celebrities, fireworks and a
    signature musical performance
  o Bring own food and beverage inside the gates
  o Unlimited re-entry (leave, refill and come back)

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 will host NASCAR's championship races
during Ford Championship Weekend (November 15-17, 2013) for the 12^th
consecutive year.  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship Ford 400 is
broadcast live on TV and radio to 175 countries in 24 languages. 
Homestead-Miami Speedway, featuring a 1.5-mile oval and 2.21-mile road course,
generates more than $250 million annually for the region.

HomesteadMiamiSpeedway.com | Facebook.com/HomesteadMiamiSpeedway |
@HomesteadMiami | @HMSEspanol #FordEcoBoost400

To tweet:  http://bit.ly/18akwSK

Media Contacts: 
George Stieren, 305.230.5233, gstieren@homesteadmiamispeedway.com  
Edward Williams, 305.230.5229, ewilliams@homesteadmiamispeedway.com

SOURCE Homestead-Miami Speedway

Website: www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com
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