CLASSIC CAR SHOW PART OF FORD CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND

Edsel Ford II, Roger Penske, Jack Roush to judge show; 75 Cars signed up to participate SundayMIAMI – Homestead-Miami Speedway will host a Ford Classic Car Show in conjunction with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 championship race on Sunday (Nov. 17).  Track President Matthew Becherer made the announcement.

Ford Motor Company Board Member Edsel Ford II will serve as a judge for the “Best in Show” contest, along with Penske Racing Owner Roger Penske and Roush Fenway Racing’s Co-owner Jack Roush.

The show will be held at the track’s lower display (inside the admission gates), and will feature more than 75 cars that have already signed up to participate.  Any fan with an admission ticket can visit the car show area.

Participation is open to anyone with a show-ready Ford automobile and includes a ticket package that comes complete with a reserved spot in the show and one ticket to the season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 race.  Fans interested in participating should call 305.230.5210 or visit HomesteadMiamiSpeedway.com/FordCarShow.

Tickets are going fast for Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400.  Tickets also remain for the other two championship races during Ford Championship Weekend – Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200, where a champion will be crowned in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and Saturday afternoon’s Ford EcoBoost 300, the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship finale.

 

About Homestead-Miami Speedway

The Speedway has been open since 1995 following an initiative to spur economic recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew.  The 650-acre facility is active more than 280 days per year and will host NASCAR’s championship races during Ford Championship Weekend (November 15-17, 2013) for the 12th consecutive year.  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship Ford EcoBoost 400 is broadcast live on TV and radio to 175 countries in 24 languages.  Homestead-Miami Speedway, featuring a 1.5-mile oval and 2.21-mile road course, generates more than $250 million annually for the region.

The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion will be crowned Sunday, November 17.  The Ford EcoBoost 400 race winner will receive a custom Bay Boat built by industry icon Contender, a Homestead-based company.

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