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Ground Break:

Aug. 24, 1993

   

Dedication Date:

Nov. 3, 1995

   

Inaugural Race:

Jiffy Lube Miami 300 - Nov. 5, 1995

Busch/Nationwide Series

Winner: Dale Jarrett

 

Pole Winner: Joe Nemechek

   

Inaugural Race:

Pennzoil 400 – Nov. 14, 1999

Winston/Nextel/Sprint Cup

Winner: Tony Stewart

 

Pole Winner: David Green

   

Inaugural Race:

Florida Dodge Dealers 400 – March 17, 1996

Craftsman Truck:

Winner: Dave Rezendes

 

Pole Winner: Geoff Bodine

   

Inaugural Race:

Infiniti Grand Prix of Miami – April 8, 2001

Indy Racing League

Winner: Sam Hornish, Jr.

 

Pole Winner: Jeff Ward

   

Current Capacity:

65,000 Grandstand seats

   

Property Size:

600 acres

   

Tower Building:

5 levels; equivalent in height to a 12-story building

   

Course:

1.5 mile oval, 2.21 mile road course

   

Surface:

Asphalt

   

Length of front straight:

1,760 feet

   

Length of back straight:

1,760 feet

   

Banking in turns:

18-20 degree variable banking

   

Banking in straights:

3 degrees

   

Width of Track:

55 feet

   

Pit Road:

1,900 feet long; 50 feet wide

   

Garage Area:

30 stalls (spaces for 120 cars)

   

Garage Suites:

30 suites available for viewing above garages

   

TV Monitors:

750 monitors (15,140 inches of monitors)

   

Press Areas:

A new 18,000 square-foot, two-story media facility was completed in October 2008. The current accommodations include an Infield Media Center seating 61; an adjacent Meeting Room seating 48; an Infield Media Tent with 80 seats; the Tower Building’s 5th-floor press box with 156 seats; and a 6th-floor area with seven TV/radio booths. Three auxiliary infield media areas can be added to accommodate 100 media members.

   

Fencing:

The oval fencing/cable barrier system includes more than 33 miles of high-strength steel cable, and more than 9000 clamps are used to hold this cable in place. The cable is long enough to stretch from Miami to Ft. Lauderdale.

   

Palm Trees:

1005 palm trees of 15 different varieties.

   

Tunnels:

Two tunnels, both below sea level. The back tunnel is the southernmost tunnel in the continental United States and is large enough to hold two tractor-trailer trucks.

   

Water:

The facility's water tower has a capacity of 1 million gallons (enough water to fill 20,000 bathtubs).

   

Lakes:

Four lakes were created, providing more than 2.5 million cubic yards of lime rock fill to create the banking. Three of the four lakes are located on the Speedway's property, with two lakes in the infield. The largest of the lakes is 18 acres and stocked with rare Peacock Bass. This lake is deep enough to submerge an entire six-story building.

   

Parking:

Spaces for over 30,000 cars

   

RV Parking:

1300 RV parking spaces

   

Weight:

The entire speedway landscape weighs an estimated 10 billion pounds.

   

Lights:

Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2005 installed state-of-the-art lighting throughout the facility, making it feasible for the first time that Ford Championship Weekend be held after dark.

   

Electrical System:

2.4 millions watts of power per hour are necessary to illuminate the Speedway. Equal to the amount of power needed to light 17,143 blocks with residential street lighting in South Florida

   

Champions Club Tower:

This luxurious facility, located outside Turn One, includes 16 skyboxes that seat 32 people each and offer amenities including an air-conditioned club area with buffet and full-liquor bars; plasma televisions; outdoor chair-back seating; a private elevator; pre-race track-pass access and a spectacular view of the Speedway.

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