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2003 Florida calendar

By Times staff
© St. Petersburg Times
published February 21, 2003
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Major events around the state:

SUNDAY: CART Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, 1, Downtown street course. Tickets: 1-888-347-7333. Web site: www.gpstpete.com.

MARCH 1: Grand American Grand Prix of Miami, Homestead-Miami Speedway. Tickets: (305) 230-7223. Web site: www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com.

MARCH 2: IRL Miami Indy 300, Homestead-Miami Speedway. Tickets: (305) 230-7223. Web site: www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com.

MARCH 13-16: NHRA Gatornationals, Gainesville Raceway. Tickets: 1-800-884-6472. Web site: www.gainesvilleraceway.com.

MARCH 15: American Le Mans Series 12 Hours of Sebring, between 10-10:30 a.m., Sebring Raceway. Tickets: (800) 626-7223. Web site: www.sebringraceway.com.

JULY 3: Grand American Paul Revere 250, Daytona International Speedway. Tickets: (386) 253-7223. Web site: www.daytonaintlspeedway.com.

JULY 4: Busch Grand National , 7, Daytona International Speedway. Tickets: (386) 253-7223. Web site: www.daytonaintlspeedway.com.

JULY 5: Winston Cup Pepsi 400, 7, Daytona International Speedway. Tickets: (386) 253-7223. Web site: www.daytonaintlspeedway.com.

SEPT. 27: American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of the Americas, Miami downtown street circuit. Tickets: 1-888-248-7223. Web site: www.miamirace.com.

SEPT. 28: CART Grand Prix of the Americas, Miami downtown street circuit. Tickets: 1-888-248-7223. Web site: www.miamirace.com.

NOV. 2: Grand American Daytona Finale, TBA, Daytona International Speedway. Tickets: (386) 253-7223. Web site: www.daytonaintlspeedway.com.

NOV. 14: Craftsman Trucks Ford 200, Homestead-Miami Speedway. Tickets: (305) 230-7223. Web site: www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com.

NOV. 15: Busch Grand National Ford 300, 1:30, Homestead-Miami Speedway. Tickets: (305) 230-7223. Web site: www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com.

NOV. 16: Ford 400, 1, Homestead-Miami Speedway. Tickets: (305) 230-7223. Web site: www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com.


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