MIAMI (January 12, 2001)-- Many top drivers from NASCAR and Indy Racing will be appearing in the NAPA Race World at the South Florida Fair, which runs through January 28 at the West Palm Beach Fairgrounds. The NAPA Race World will include...
MIAMI (January 12, 2001)-- Many top drivers from NASCAR and Indy Racing will be appearing in the NAPA Race World at the South Florida Fair, which runs through January 28 at the West Palm Beach Fairgrounds.
The NAPA Race World will include several show cars, including the Homestead-Miami Speedway show car, souvenir trailers and a simulator. Fans are invited to visit the Homestead-Miami Speedway display for race information, and may purchase tickets on days of driver appearances.
Former NASCAR Winston Cup champion and three-time Daytona 500 winner Bobby Allison will lead off the group of drivers appearing at the Fair on Saturday, Jan. 13, from 6:30 -- 8 p.m.
Bobby Hamilton Jr., NASCAR Busch Series driver and defending pole winner of the Miami 300, will be signing autographs and meeting fans on Monday, Jan. 15, from 5:30 -- 8 p.m.
Indy Racing driver Stan Wattles will be at the Fair on Saturday, Jan. 20, from 6:30 -- 8 p.m.
Up and coming racing star Jason Leffler, a NASCAR Busch Series regular and Indy 500 veteran, will be meeting fans on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 3:30 - 5 p.m.
NASCAR veteran Chad Little, the first driver ever to test at Homestead-Miami Speedway and former winner of the Daytona NAPA 300, will be at the Fair on Friday, Jan. 26, from 5:30 -- 7 p.m.
Defending Indy Racing Rookie of the Year Airton Dare will be on hand on Saturday, Jan. 27, from 6:30 -- 8 p.m.
Several additional drivers are expected to be added in the near future.
The Homestead-Miami Speedway 2001 season will open March 2-4 with a double-feature weekend. The Nextel 250 will be held on Saturday, March 3, featuring world-class sports car racing sanctioned by the Grand American Road Racing Association. Sunday's event will be the sixth annual Florida Dodge Dealers 400, showcasing the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series.