NASCAR Championship Taste Event Debuts at Homestead

By: Jill Martin


NASCAR fans, how’d you like to spend an evening enjoying great food, sipping cocktails and hobnobbing with NASCAR drivers, all for a great cause?

Championship Taste is an all-new event happening on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, just two days before the Ford Championship Weekend.

Just imagine the excitement. You’ll be at the track itself, sampling cuisine from about 20 different South Florida restaurants and right beside you could be one of your favorite NASCAR drivers, a celebrity chef or even Jon Landau, the award-winning producer of blockbuster movies like Titanic and Avatar. He’ll be your celebrity host that evening.

Tickets are on sale now at or you can order by phone at 704-348-9685. Prices range from $50 to $100 per person. All proceeds benefit the NASCAR Foundation’s Speediatrics program at Homestead Hospital. This is where I take my own kids when they’re sick or injured; we’ve been here so many times, I’m the mayor on Foursquare. It’s a wonderful facility with outstanding doctors and nurses.

About Ford Championship Weekend

This is the eleventh consecutive year that Homestead-Miami Speedway will host NASCAR’s Ford Championship Weekend, when NASCAR crowns its Champions in all three of its top national divisions — the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series. Race weekend is Nov. 16-18, 2012.

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