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20TH Anniversary Grand Prix Of Miami Homestead-Miami Speedway Thursday Feb. 28 - Saturday, March 2 Schedule of Events: Thursday, February 28 (Practice Day) 8 am: Gates Open Friday, March 1 (Pole/Qualifying Day) 8 am: Gates Open 5:15 pm:...

20TH Anniversary Grand Prix Of Miami
Homestead-Miami Speedway
Thursday Feb. 28 - Saturday, March 2

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, February 28 (Practice Day)
8 am: Gates Open

Friday, March 1 (Pole/Qualifying Day)
8 am: Gates Open
5:15 pm: Driver Autograph Session,

Saturday, March 2 (Race Day)
8 am: Gates Open:
10:30 am: Inaugural Mayoral Race:
11 am: Suntrust Media Challenge
1 pm: Grand Prix of Miami, Indy Racing Season-Opener
(1.5-mile Oval; 300 miles, 200 laps; TV: ABC; Radio: WINZ, 940 AM; WCTH 100.3 FM)
3:30 pm: Nextel 250 featuring Rolex Sports Car Series
(2.21-mile Road Course, 250 miles, 3 hours; TV: SpeedChannel)

20TH Anniversary Grand Prix of Miami Highlights:

· INDY RACING DRIVER AUTOGRAPH SESSION Friday, March 1 (Pole/Qualifying Day), 5:15 pm

Fans have the opportunity to meet the drivers and acquire autographs in the Paddock Area following the close of track activity….Children (12 and Under) are admitted free of charge to Pole/Qualifying Day.

· INAUGURAL MAYORAL RACE Saturday, March 2 (Race Day), 10:30 am

Sixteen Mayors from cities throughout South Florida race high-powered go-karts for charity on the Homestead-Miami Speedway oval.

· SUNTRUST MEDIA CHALLENGE Saturday, March 2 (Race Day), 11:00 am

South Florida media personalities square off in a pit stop competition for their favorite charities.

· LATIN POP STAR JON SECADA, HONORARY STARTER

As Honorary Starter, Latin pop star Jon Secada will waive the green flag for the start of the Grand Prix of Miami at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the season-opener for the Indy Racing League.

· ADMISSION POLICY - COOLERS, RE-ENTRY ALLOWED

Fans are allowed to bring a soft-sided 6"x 6" x 12" coolers (with food and drink) into Homestead-Miami Speedway. Re-entry is also permitted.

· PARKING IS FREE AT HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY

Parking is free for all fans attending the Grand Prix of Miami at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Season-ticket holders receive reserved parking.

· CHILDREN ADMITTED FREE ON THURSDAY, FRIDAY

Children (12 and under) are admitted free to Practice Day on Thursday, Feb.28 and to Pole/Qualifying Day on Friday, March 1. Included on Pole/Qualifying Day is a Driver Autograph Session at 5:15 pm.

For Tickets: Call (305) 230-Race or www.homesteadmiamispeedway.Com

- H-Ms -

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