CHAMPCAR/CART: Fans Allowed To Attend Homestead Spring Training

CART WINNERS CIRCLE TO ALLOW FANS TO ATTEND HOMESTEAD SPRING TRAINING HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Jan. 19, 1999) - All of the cars and drivers from the CART FedEx Championship Car Series will be at Miami-Dade Homestead Motorsports Complex Feb. 2-4 for...

CART WINNERS CIRCLE TO ALLOW FANS TO ATTEND HOMESTEAD SPRING TRAINING

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Jan. 19, 1999) - All of the cars and drivers from the CART FedEx Championship Car Series will be at Miami-Dade Homestead Motorsports Complex Feb. 2-4 for the fourth annual Spring Training.

The unique three-day event allows the teams to meet the media and fine-tune their racing machinery in preparation for the 1999 season, which gets underway at Homestead with the running of the March 21 Marlboro Grand Prix of Miami Presented by Toyota.

Members of CART's Winners Circle will be permitted to attend this special mid-week event. Memberships to the Winners Circle cost $14.99, and will be will be sold at the Speedway Registration Building during Spring Training.

Spring Training opens with Media Day on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The Wednesday and Thursday schedules feature extensive testing, with sessions scheduled from 9-11:45 a.m. and 1:15-4 p.m.

Winners Circle members are also invited to a fan club meeting Wednesday afternoon, as well as tech talks and pit tours hosted by CART Assistant Technical Director Billy Kemphausen.

Tickets for the March 19-21 weekend featuring the CART FedEx Championship Series will also be on sale during Spring Training. The Speedway's 1999 opener also includes the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series in Saturday's Florida Dodge Dealers 400, plus the PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Series. For additional information, call (305) 230-5249, or visit the official Homestead-Miami Speedway website, www.racemiami.com, or the CART site, www.cart.com.

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