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FORD CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND ON-TRACK SCHEDULE SET NASCAR Championship Finales to be held for first time in "Prime-Time", Under the Lights MIAMI, FL (June 8, 2005) - The on-track schedule for the 2005 Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami...

FORD CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND ON-TRACK SCHEDULE SET
NASCAR Championship Finales to be held for first time in "Prime-Time", Under the Lights

MIAMI, FL (June 8, 2005) - The on-track schedule for the 2005 Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, featuring the championship finales for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup, Busch and Craftsman Truck Series, November 18-20, has been set. The three races are scheduled to be held for the first time in a "prime-time", championship atmosphere under the new, state-of-the-art lighting system currently being installed at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The dates and times for Ford Championship Weekend are tentative and subject to change.

The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Ford 400, televised live on NBC, is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 20 and conclude under the lights. Following the Ford 400, the 2005 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Champion will be officially crowned at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The stars of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series will practice on Friday, November 18, and qualify for the championship-finale Ford 400 on Saturday, November 19.

The NASCAR Busch Series Ford 300 will begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 19 and finish under the lights with live television on TNT. Practice for the NASCAR Busch Series will be on Friday, November 18 and qualifying will be held on Saturday prior to the running of the Ford 300.

The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Ford 200, televised live on SPEED TV, will mark the inaugural race under the lights at Homestead-Miami Speedway with an 8 p.m. start time on Friday, November 18. The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series will both practice and qualify on Friday prior to the Ford 200.

Tickets to Ford Championship Weekend are now on sale to the general public and going fast. To order tickets or for more information, call (305) 230-RACE, (866) 409-RACE, or log on to homesteadmiamispeedway.com

Ford Championship Weekend On-Track Schedule of Events*
*Dates and times are tentative and subject to change

Friday, November 18
8:00 am - Gates Open
9:00 - 10:20 am - NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Practice
10:50 - 11:50 am - NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Final Practice
12:00 - 1:10 pm - NASCAR Busch Series Practice
1:20 - 2:40 pm - NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Practice
2:50 - 3:50 pm - NASCAR Busch Series Final Practice
4:00 - 5:00 pm - NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Final Practice
5:10 pm - NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Qualifying
8:00 pm - Ford 200 - NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Championship-Finale (SPEED TV, MRN Radio)

Saturday, November 19
10:00 am - Gates Open
11:05 am - NASCAR Busch Series Qualifying
1:05 pm - NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Qualifying
4:00 pm - Ford 300 - NASCAR Busch Series Championship-Finale (TNT, MRN Radio)

Sunday, November 20
10:00 am - Gates Open
4:00 pm - Ford 400 - NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Championship-Finale (NBC, MRN Radio)

For tickets or more information, please call (305) 230-RACE or log on homesteadmiamispeedway.com

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