Monday, November 12, 2018

Travel Tips: Homestead-Miami Speedway – Nov. 16-18, 2018

credit: NASCAR Media

The championships for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, and Camping World Truck Series will be decided this weekend, Friday through Sunday, Nov. 16-18, during Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida. Four drivers in each division will be vying for their respective titles as the 2018 season comes to a close.

On Friday, Nov. 16 beginning at 7:30 a.m. ET, the Hot Rods and Reels Charity Fishing Tournament takes place on the infield lake at HMS. The event, which benefits the Darrell Gwynn Quality of Life Chapter of the Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, allows fans to spend quality one-on-one time with top NASCAR personalities; past participants have included Tony Stewart, Martin Truex Jr., Ryan Newman, and Clint Bowyer. Find out more about the tournament here.

Check out the Ford Car Show on Sunday, Nov. 18 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. ET on Speedway Blvd. near Gate 1. Only 150 spots are available for the show, and NASCAR celebrities will be on hand to judge the cars – find out more here.

Key on-track times:

Friday, Nov. 16
  • Camping World Truck Series practice – 8:45 and 10:05 a.m. ET
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 1:35 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series practice – 2:35 and 5:05 p.m. ET
  • Camping World Truck Series qualifying – 3:45 p.m. ET
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying – 6:10 p.m. ET
  • Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 – 8 p.m. ET
Saturday, Nov. 17
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 11:35 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 12:35 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series Ford EcoBoost 300 – 3:30 p.m. ET
Sunday, Nov. 18
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 – 2:30 p.m. ET
Find a complete weekend schedule here.

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