IRL: Homestead at Ft. Lauderdale Auto Show

MIAMI (March 7, 2001) – Race fans will be able to see two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Eddie Cheever Jr.’s Excite@Home Infiniti-powered Indy Racing car and meet Indy Racing driver Robby McGehee at the Homestead-Miami Speedway exhibit at the...

MIAMI (March 7, 2001) – Race fans will be able to see two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Eddie Cheever Jr.’s Excite@Home Infiniti-powered Indy Racing car and meet Indy Racing driver Robby McGehee at the Homestead-Miami Speedway exhibit at the tenth annual Fort Lauderdale International Auto Show. Fans can also sign up to win a ride in a two-seater Indy Car by visiting the Speedway booth at the auto show, which will be held March 7-11 at the Broward County Convention Center. McGehee, the 1999 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year, will sign autographs on Saturday, March 10, from 7-9 p.m. McGehee is a 1998 U.S. F2000 National Championship winner at Miami, and finished second to Scott Sharp at Texas in 2000 by .059 seconds, the closest finish in Indy Racing history. He led six races in 2000, including the Indianapolis 500, and finished fifth in the 1999 Indy 500. Tickets for the April 6-8 Infiniti Grand Prix of Miami presented by 123.com Americatel may also be reserved at the Speedway exhibit. Fans who reserve a Sunday ticket have their choice of a free t-shirt or hat. Fans who order a Saturday ticket will also get a free Indy Fan Access Pack Card, which is redeemable at the Speedway on Saturday, April 7, prior to the free 4:30 p.m. autograph session. The free fan pack includes Indy Racing merchandise, highlight videos, an interactive Indy Racing CD-ROM, driver autograph cards, and other exciting items. Fans can also register to win a ride around the Speedway in an Indy Racing two-seater race car on race weekend. The winner will be chosen the week of March 12 and notified by phone. Tickets for the Infiniti Grand Prix of Miami presented by 123.com Americatel are also on sale by calling (305) 230-RACE, on-line at homesteadmiamispeedway.com, or at any TicketMaster Ticket Center or ticketmaster.com.

-HMS

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Series Automotive , IndyCar
Drivers Robby McGehee , Eddie Cheever , Scott Sharp