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Ford, Homestead-Miami extend contract

Published 10:37am Sunday, June 15, 2014

BROOKLYN — For 13 years, the Ford Motor Company has sponsored NASCAR’s Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November.

That deal was extended Sunday.

Ford and Homestead-Miami announced an extension through 2019 with an option to continue Championship Weekend though 2024 as the Sprint Cup Series made its stop at Michigan International Speedway.

Homestead-Miami President Matthew Becherer made the announcement along side Ford Executive Vice President and President of the Americas’ Joseph Hinrichs.

“Ford is our longest running partner,” Becherer said. “We are incredibly proud to continue our mutually beneficial long partnership with Ford Motor Company and look forward to many thrilling moments on and around the track in years to come.”

“Extending this long-term sponsorship agreement with Homestead Miami Speedway is great for Ford,” Hinrich said. “The Ford Championship Weekend has been a very successful event for us over the past 12 years, especially chance for fan to take part in our interactive consumer display with our latest production cars and trucks.

“With the exciting changes to NASCAR’s Chase playoffs this year, we know this should be a big weekend for all of us.”

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