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Thursday 12/14/2017
Racing for Everyone

Multiple Opportunities for the Community to Race at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Updated: December 15, 2017 - 10:03 am
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Friday 12/08/2017
The Long, Hard Road to Becoming a NASCAR Champion

Last week, the entire NASCAR community convened in Las Vegas for Champion’s Week to celebrate the 2017 NASCAR season and the champions in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. One of the finest moments during the three-day event took place during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards last Thursday when two of the sport’s closest friends shared a special moment.

Posted: December 08, 2017
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Friday 12/01/2017
Feel the Need for Speed

Fast Lane Friday, Dec. 1st at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Posted: December 01, 2017
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CCS Motorcycle Road Racing Season Finale - this weekend at Homestead-Miami speedway

The Championship Cup Series/Florida Region motorcycle road racing series returns to Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend for the final race of the season.

Posted: December 01, 2017
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Reflecting on a Successful NASCAR Season

   Two weeks ago, we enjoyed one of the most successful weekends in our 22-year history at Homestead-Miami Speedway during Ford Championship Weekend, which included a sellout in the Ford EcoBoost 400 for the fourth consecutive year. It was an amazing opportunity to play host to NASCAR’s championship races in each of its three national series, and it is something that everyone is proud of here at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Posted: December 01, 2017
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Friday 11/24/2017
Keys Gate Student Athletes Awarded Scholarships

Keys Gate Baseball players at signing day for college athletic scholarships.

Posted: November 24, 2017
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Thursday 11/23/2017
Martin Truex Jr. Wins 2017 NASCAR Championship at Homestead

Posted: November 23, 2017
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Oh, What A Wonderful Time

SDNL Columnist Doris Meneses shares about her weekend as Homestead-Miami Speedway hosts NASCAR’s Ford Championship Weekend.

Posted: November 23, 2017
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Local Men Win in International Powerlifting Competition

Homestead Physical Therapist, Dickie Spiroff, is often seen training patients in how to move, stretch and recover from injuries. Local gym owner, Kent Spires, is usually seen teaching clients how to work-out and build muscle.

Posted: November 23, 2017
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To the City of Homestead and all of our race fans, we want to thank you.

   Last weekend, we wrapped up 2017 Ford Championship Weekend. We saw another outstanding tradition of incredible racing, fun activities and three championship celebrations with brand new champions in each of NASCAR’s three national series – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Posted: November 23, 2017
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Thursday 11/16/2017
Ford Championship Weekend is Here

South Dade Welcomes the World for a Great Weekend of NASCAR Championship Racing

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 12:15 pm
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Saturday 11/11/2017
South Dade Wrestler Wins Super 32 Belt

Brevin Balmeceda became the first wrestler in Dade County history to win the prestigious Super 32 National Challenge

Posted: November 11, 2017
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Friday 11/10/2017
What's on the Line

A look at drivers still in playoff contention

Posted: November 10, 2017
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Pair of South Floridians make 2018 Nascar Drive for Diversity Development Team

Homestead-native Nick Sanchez and Dania-native Ernie Francis Jr. to drive for Rev Racing 

Posted: November 10, 2017
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Homestead-Miami Speedway‘s “Magic City Dog,” a Finalist in Hot Dog Playoffs

Vote for your favorite at Championship Weekend

Posted: November 10, 2017
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Thursday 11/09/2017
Olympic Champion Gabby Douglas will be Honorary Starter for Ford Ecoboost 400

   A championship race calls for championship-caliber dignitaries, and that’s exactly what the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway will have. Multiple-gold winning Olympic gymnast and author Gabby Douglas will serve as the Honorary Starter for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship, the Ford EcoBoost 400, which will take place on Sunday, November 19 at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC. As honorary starter, Douglas will wave the green flag at the start of the 267-lap race.

Posted: November 09, 2017
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Saturday 11/04/2017
Testing the Track

Preparing for the Championship

Posted: November 04, 2017
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Friday 11/03/2017
Championship Storylines

 Ford Championship Weekend Two Weeks Away

Posted: November 03, 2017
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Friday 10/27/2017
First Buck for Young Hunter

   Harrison Putnam, 7, was successful in his quest to harvest his 1st white tail buck.  Harrison is my grandson and we were hunting on an Okeechobee cattle ranch.

Posted: October 27, 2017
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FWC Returns Stolen PWC

On June 20th 2017, FWC Officer Paige Pestka was on water patrol in the Upper Keys and noticed a Private Water Craft (PWC) that seemed suspicious in nature.  After determining the PWC’s registration and HIN were fraudulent Officer Pestka and a FWC Investigations Lieutenant seized the PWC to further investigate.

Posted: October 27, 2017
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