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      02-10-2009, 06:07 PM   #1
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Exclamation Koni Challenge Race - Homestead-Miami Speedway March 14-15 FREE Admission



http://grand-am.com/koni/

Thats right!

March 14-15, 2009

Grand-Am is trying to promote the Koni Challenge Series by making the second race of the season at Homestead FREE to all spectators.

Here is the website to download your FREE ticket: http://grand-am.com/koni/news/index.cfm?cid=20735
Print as many as you want for friends and family.

Also, infield parking will be available for car club corals. The price for this is FREE! I just need a car count for each group.

SATURDAY is the best day. Although both days are filled with racing.

VENDORS: You can set up a tent and table with parts, a show car or anything else you can imagine. I only need to know the space requirements you will be needing. As further details arise I will pass them on. Oy yea its FREE for you too.

The track will have its concession stands open selling food, drinks and beer. However you can bring your own beer in a soft sided cooler. :beer:

Basically we need you to help spread the word. The more people the better. Homestead-Miami Speedway is looking for 5000 people. Hopefully this will encourage them to do this event next year with greater benefits to you.


Weekend Schedule:
http://grand-am.com/assets/2009HomesteadPrelimSched.pdf

Fan Interaction Activities Schedule
http://www.grand-am.com/assets/HMSFa...on(02011a).pdf

Some of the fan activities:

• Fan access to all garage and paddock areas

• Racing Series tech talks and garage tours

• Racing tire and shock absorber fan talks

• Pit stop demonstrations

• Starting grid fan walk - you can walk out on the track just before the race!

• Car club displays

• Exotic car displays

• Vendor display areas


For this race Koni Challenge will have its 2 classes split and each run their own race. Giving you 2 races to watch instead of 1. ST will race Saturday and GS on Sunday.
The Grand Sport (GS) class features large-displacement 6-cylinder or 8-cylinder rear-wheel drive sports cars.

The Street Tuner (ST) class is for smaller 4-cylinder or 6-cylinder compact sedans, coupes, or convertibles.

GS
e92 BMW M3
e46 BMW M3
Dodge Challenger
Ford Mustang GT
Porsche 997 GT3

ST
Acura TSX
Audi TT
BMW 3 series
BMW Z4
Chevrolet Cobalt SS
Honda Civic Si
Mazda MX-5
Mazda RX-8
Mini Cooper S
Subaru Legacy
Volkswagen GTI


The Mustang Challenge will also be racing at Homestead.


2009 Schedule
January 22-23 — Daytona
March 13-15 — Homestead (split classes)
May 1-2 — New Jersey
May 15-16 — Laguna Seca
May 22-25 — Lime Rock (split classes)
June 4-5 — Watkins Glen
June 19-21 — Mid-Ohio (split classes)
July 17-18 — Barber (split classes)
August 14-16 — Trois-Rivieres (split classes)
September 18-20 — Miller
October 2-4 — Virginia


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Pics from Race 1 at Daytona.

http://www.motorsport.com/photos/sel...ace&Y=2009&O=0














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Here is the website to download your FREE ticket: http://grand-am.com/koni/news/index.cfm?cid=20735

Print as many as you want for family and friends.
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no 1/2 die hard bmw fans?
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Kinetic Motorsports brand brand new e92 M3. It was never run in neither of the 2 pre-season tests. 1st lap, 1st race, exiting turn 1 a Mustang taps it in the rear and sends Nick Johnson head on into the pit exit concrete wall at 80 mph. Car is presumed to be TOTALED! cost of a new e92 from BMW Motorsports is $200,000. ouch

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To downlaod your free tickets: http://www.grand-am.com/konitickets/

SATURDAY
Be there by 9am if your late you will have to wait to be sent in.


for those who have never driven inside the speedway here is a simple map of how to get there and where the car corals will be.

- Take Turnpike South
- Get off on Exit 6 - Speedway Blvd. (SW 137th Ave.)
- Make a left at the light and go all the way down.
- Pass in front of the speedway, and make a left at the stop sign (Palm Dr. - SW 334th St.)
- Make a left towards the building behind the speedway.
- PARK on the grass in front of the credentials office. I will be there handing out the parking passes and organizing your entrance as a group into the paddock.





RED circle is the Credentials office. You will park on the grass across from thIS building to receive your parking pass.

BLUE circle is the security gate, if your late and try to get in without a parking pass, they will stop you.

YELLOW circle is where the car corals will be.


SUNDAY if you are not there by 9am, you will not be able to park your car inside. There will not be any leeway like Saturday.

Looks like its going to be a great weekend!
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are u going to be staying in a hotel or driving down each day?

anyone got info on hotels, don't wanna drive down both days from Broward, rather just stay down there sat night
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are u going to be staying in a hotel or driving down each day?

anyone got info on hotels, don't wanna drive down both days from Broward, rather just stay down there sat night

On US 1 and Carribean blvd. you have 3 hotels. one of them is a howard johnson. You should try them. Its not too far. Id say about a 15 minute drive. And best of all its off the turnpike. literally.
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I have an E36 m3 4-door. Can I still be part of group parking inside. I just got it repainted, and re-did my wheels as well. This would be its first public appearance.
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thanks for the tip, didn't figure plans out early enough so i'm just going to go tomorrow and then head home in the night. not going back on sunday.

hit me up if anything, i sent u my cell number rising sun
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should be a great day. LOTS and LOTS of spins going into turn 1 over the past 2 days of practice should be a great place to watch. Or if you make the journey out to turn 8 hairpin, always a great spot.
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I know its kind of late to be asking this but is everyone just meeting there? There is a turnpike service plaza at sw 120st, maybe we can meet there and drive down??
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