The idea of NASCAR fans at races is getting closer with the upcoming race at Homestead-Miami Speedway on June 14 for the Cup Series.
It is reported that Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has approved the proposal to host “1,000 military personnel, first responders and their household members, according to NBC Sports.
NBC Sports also state that they received a copy of the proposal.
The news was first reported by Fox Sports 640 reporter Andy Slater, who said that the Mayor informed him about the plan to host 500 military personnel through a tweet.
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He updated the news through another tweet explaining that 1000 fans would be in the stands Homestead-Miami Speedway for the NASCAR Cup Series race.
UPDATE: Miami-Dade County will allow up to 1,000 fans in the stands at Homestead-Miami Speedway next weekend.
This would include the families of military personnel and first responders, @MayorGimenez's office tells me.
NASCAR has yet to say if they will go ahead with the plan. https://t.co/TM9gffiaZo
— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) June 5, 2020
Bob Pockrass of Fox Sports shed more light on the requirements for the spectators who will be in the stands through a tweet.
If plan goes thru for 1,000 spectators at Homestead, everyone over 3 years old must wear a mask, no tailgating, no infield access, separation in stands by household w/everyone at least 6' apart, everyone "non-contact" temperature check, no coolers, no at-track merchandise sales
— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) June 5, 2020