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Friday 08/11/2017
Spiny lobster regular recreational and commercial season starts Aug. 6

The two-day sport season last week successfully wrapped up, and lobster lovers everywhere are now getting ready for the regular recreational and commercial season, which starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31, 2018. This economically important season generates more than $1 million through the sales of more than 200,000 spiny lobster permits annually.

Updated: August 11, 2017 - 12:25 pm
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Give Back at the Track

When it comes to giving back to the South Florida community, we are always looking for new and innovative ways to incorporate our resources. As a track, we are in a unique position because we have a 1.5-mile oval that has been the site of NASCAR’s championship races for the past 15 years as our greatest asset. So when we are creating new events or even improving on old ones, our first thought is how we can best utilize it.

Posted: August 11, 2017
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Inaugural Formula Miami Invitational

More than 40 students from three colleges compete in Formula SAE competition at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Posted: August 11, 2017
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Friday 08/04/2017
From South Florida to NASCAR

Locals make motorsport journeys

Posted: August 04, 2017
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Thursday 08/03/2017
Homestead-Miami Speedway to Hold School Supplies Drive at Fast Lane Friday presented by the Ticket Clinic

Online ticket option now available for August 4 event.

Posted: August 03, 2017
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Friday 07/28/2017
Nights in the Fast Lane

Fast Lane Friday presented by Ticket Clinic is now even more

Posted: July 28, 2017
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The Playoff Picture

Only four spots remain

Posted: July 28, 2017
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Friday 07/21/2017
Gulf County Scallop Season Opens July 25

Starting July 25, all state waters from the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay County to the Pasco-Hernando county line will be open for harvest of bay scallops. Gulf County waters, including St. Joseph Bay, is the last area to open this season, starting July 25, and this area will remain open through Sept. 10 (includes all state waters from the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay County through the westernmost point of St. Vincent Island in Franklin County). Harvesting bay scallops is a fun outdoor activity in which the whole family can participate. It also brings an important economic boost to coastal areas in the open region.

Posted: July 21, 2017
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Summer of Fun - Events at Homestead-Miami Speedway

With the summer season well underway, things are really starting to heat up at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Throughout the year, we are always brainstorming new, creative ways that can bring together the community for fun and exciting experiences. And coming up over the course of the next month, we will be playing host to two such events that are special for South Florida.

Posted: July 21, 2017
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Excitement Builds as Training Begins for Football Season in South Dade

Hudson & Hundreds Foundation holds clinic for 350 youth athletes

Posted: July 21, 2017
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Friday 07/14/2017
Homestead Champions at First Tee Miami

Angela Corrostieta and Connor Zanti each take 1st place in Drive, Chip and Putt Contest

Updated: July 14, 2017 - 1:43 pm
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The Rise of Truex Jr. - Becoming a Household Name

Martin Truex Jr.
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Posted: July 14, 2017
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Friday 07/07/2017
"The Big Event" - South Florida Welcomes MLB All-Star Game

South Florida is a special place. The wonderful weather, beautiful beaches, year-round events, thrilling nightlife and vibrant culture, makes it like no other place in the entire country or even the world. Not to mention there are more than six million people from all different walks of life who call South Florida home, making it an even more fascinating wonder to enjoy every day.

Posted: July 07, 2017
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Friday 06/30/2017
Championship Cup Series Motorcycle Racing Returns to Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend

Local riders highlight Florida Region competition

Posted: June 30, 2017
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Racing Across NASCAR - Competition in all three national series

Winning doesn’t come easy in sports. In team sports, at best, you’ll find yourself having a 50/50 chance of coming out on top when you only have a single opponent that you’re competing against. And even though there are a plethora of factors that go into a game, at the most basic level, it is difficult to earn a win.

Posted: June 30, 2017
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Fast Lane Friday presented by Ticket Clinic - July 7th - Homestead Miami Speedway

50/50 raffle to benefit FIU SAE and Homestead-Miami Speedway’s Driving for a Cause

Posted: June 30, 2017
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Friday 06/23/2017
Raising the Bar...Bell

Last month, the American Powerlifting Federation (APF) held its National Competition in Orlando, Florida and Homestead residents, Dickie Spiroff and Kent Spires competed at the event.  The APF is the American affiliate of the International World Powerlifting Congress (IPF).

Posted: June 23, 2017
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The Future is Now - NASCAR's Young Talent on Full Display

In this space we have had the opportunity to cover a plethora of NASCAR topics that are prevalent in the sport. Of those subjects, there is one that has been referenced several times, especially over the course of the last year, and that is the continual rise of the up-and-coming drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

Posted: June 23, 2017
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Friday 06/16/2017
NASCAR Next Class of ‘17 - The Future of the Sport

Matthew Becherer, president, Homestead-Miami Speedway

Updated: June 16, 2017 - 11:50 am
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Friday 06/09/2017
Halfway There - Getting Ready for the Playoffs

With the first 13 races of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in the books, we have officially hit the halfway mark of the regular season. So far, the series has treated us to a number of intriguing events and storylines that include NASCAR’s top drivers, their teams and frenzy-filled action on the track.

Posted: June 09, 2017
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