The world of racing collides head on with the world of sand and surf when Coca-Cola Fuels NASCAR Championship Drive hits Miami Beach for two full days of fun under the sun. Championship Drive consists of a two day fan fest, free concert on the beach with Grammy®-award winning Zac Brown Band & a grand arrival parade.
NASCAR FAN FEST
Thursday, Nov. 18 & Friday, Nov. 19
Lummus Park, Ocean Drive between 7th & 9th Streets
12:00PM – 6:00PM
• Driver appearances
• Coca-Cola Refreshment Center
• Coors Light Beer Garden
• Interactive fan areas from Camping World, Chevrolet, Dodge, Drive for COPD, Ford, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Kraft, Nationwide Insurance, Sprint, Sunoco and Toyota
• Stage giveaways and contests such as “Fast Lane Trivia”
• “NASCAR Hot and Spicy Cook-off” competition featuring chefs representing fire departments throughout Miami-Dade County
• All three National Series Trophies on display
• Race car simulators, “Gran Turismo 5 Racing Challenge”, tire changing at the “Pit Crew Challenge” & much more
GRAND ARRIVAL PARADE
Thursday, Nov. 18 4:00PM
NASCAR arrives in Miami Beach in grand fashion with a parade of the sport’s haulers and associated vehicles heading from downtown Miami, over the MacArthur causeway and ending at Coca-Cola Fuels NASCAR Championship Drive on Ocean Drive and 8th St.
CONCERT ON THE BEACH
Thursday, Nov. 18th 7:00PM
The first day of Coca-Cola Fuels NASCAR Championship Drive goes out with a roar when the Grammy®-award winning Zac Brown Band perform a free concert on Miami Beach, and all of South Florida is invited.
Zac Brown Band will perform fan favorites and songs from their new album You Get What You Give, which was released on September 21 and earned the No. 1 spot on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Country Albums charts.
NASCAR fans are familiar with the Georgia-based Zac Brown Band following performances at the October 2009 Talladega race and the 2010 Daytona Shootout. “We’re excited to be a part of NASCAR Championship Drive,” said Zac Brown.
Nearby Parking Areas:
• 7th & Collins (Garage)
• 10th & Collins (Garage)
• 11th & Collins (Flat lot)
• 13th & Collins (Garage)
CHAMPIONSHIP RACING AT HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY
November 19 – November 21
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series all return to South Florida in 2010 to crown Champions. Lock in your tickets NOW to see Championship racing at Championship value: Tickets start at $55 and are available by calling (866) 409-RACE or by logging on to THEChampionshipTrack.com.
NASCAR STREET TOUR
November 12 – November 20
Two tricked-out NASCAR interactive Ford vehicles are scheduled to appear all week throughout the city with dynamic street teams, interactive video games and free giveaways.
Schedule as follows:
Nov. 12 – Florida Panthers vs. Minnesota Wild
Nov. 13 – Florida Atlantic University vs. ULL Football Game
Nov. 14 – To be announced
Nov. 17 – Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Nov. 18 – Coca-Cola Fuels NASCAR Championship Drive
Nov. 19 – Coca-Cola Fuels NASCAR Championship Drive
Nov. 20 – University of Miami vs. Virginia Tech Football Game
2010 SAILFISH CUP
November 15 – November 17
The fourth annual Sailfish Cup, held in beautiful Miami Beach on November 15-17, 2010, will be an exclusive tournament aimed at race fans and sport fishing enthusiasts alike. The tournament celebrates the last race of the NASCAR season and serves as the kick off to sailfish season.
This one-of-a-kind, elite event will include VIP parties with NASCAR owners and drivers, anglers, celebrities and some of corporate America’s most influential executives. The Sailfish Cup Gala, hosted by Honorary Chairman and NASCAR President, Mike Helton, will include live and silent auctions benefiting The NASCAR Foundation and Speediatrics, a racing-themed pediatric unit. In just three short years The Sailfish Cup has raised $318,000.00 for The NASCAR Foundation and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation.