IRL: Homestead Indy Racing Open House

MIAMI (February 6, 2001) -- Race fans will be able to see the cars from the Indianapolis 500 testing at speeds of over 200 mph and meet the stars of Indy Racing for free on Saturday, Feb. 24, when Homestead-Miami Speedway hosts Grand Prix of...

MIAMI (February 6, 2001) -- Race fans will be able to see the cars from the Indianapolis 500 testing at speeds of over 200 mph and meet the stars of Indy Racing for free on Saturday, Feb. 24, when Homestead-Miami Speedway hosts Grand Prix of Miami Indy Racing Open House. The free full day of activities includes open testing featuring the same cars and drivers competing in the Indianapolis 500, a driver autograph session, and the chance to win a trip for two to the May 27 Indianapolis 500, including tickets and lodging. Fans will also have the opportunity to choose their seats for the April 6-8 Infiniti Grand Prix of Miami. Fans purchasing grandstand seats will get a t-shirt and Infiniti pace car ride with a legend of Indy Racing from noon -- 1 p.m., with expected drivers including Johnny Rutherford and Al Unser. Fans are urged to sign up early due to limited availability. Fans can meet Indianapolis 500 winners Al Unser Jr., Buddy Lazier and Eddie Cheever Jr., along with other Indy Racing drivers including Eliseo Salazar, Sarah Fisher, Robbie Buhl and Greg Ray at the autograph session, set for noon to 1 p.m. The Grand Prix of Miami Indy Racing Open House will also include rock climbing walls, Mini-Indy races for the kids, and various activities for the family, plus a Cub Scout Thunderbird District Pinewood Derby and kayaking demonstration by the Paradise Paddlers Club. Family-friendly priced tickets for the April 6-8 Infiniti Grand Prix of Miami begin at $10 for Friday and $20 for Saturday, with reserved Sunday grandstand seats ranging from $25 to $45. Youth 12 and under are free Friday and Saturday when accompanied by a paying adult, while grandstand seats for youth 18 and under are $15 on Sunday if purchased in advance. Weekend paddock tickets are $20, with youth 12 and under free. Individual weekend passes, including reserved grandstand seat and Paddock pass, cost $70, a $25 savings. Parking is free all weekend, For additional information or to order tickets, call (305) 230-RACE or order on-line at www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Sarah Fisher , Greg Ray , Eddie Cheever , Al Unser Jr. , Robbie Buhl , Buddy Lazier , Johnny Rutherford , Al Unser