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NASCAR in Arizona

Phoenix International Raceway Hosts NASCAR


NASCAR in Arizona
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Phoenix International Raceway is home to NASCAR Sprint Cup, NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and the NASCAR Camping World Series. In both the fall and the spring, NASCAR fans flock to Phoenix to catch the action.

The upcoming event is the The Profit on CNBC 500 Presented by Small Business Fueling America race weekend. Whew! That's a mouthful!

When is the next race at Phoenix International Raceway?

Here are the upcoming dates:

Thursday, February 27, 2014: NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series Practice, NASCAR K&N Pro Series - West Practice and Qualifying

Friday, February 28, 2014: NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series Final Practice, NASCAR Nationwide Series Practice, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice, NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series Qualifying, Toyota 120, NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series Race

Saturday, March 1, 2014: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice, NASCAR Nationwide Series Qualifying, Blue Jeans Go GreenTM 200 presented by Cotton, The Fabric of Our Lives®, NASCAR Nationwide Series Race

Sunday,March 2, 2014: The Profit on CNBC 500 Presented by Small Business Fueling America, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race

Where is Phoenix International Raceway, or PIR?

The actual address of PIR is 7602 S. Avondale Blvd., Avondale, AZ 85323. Here's a map and directions to Phoenix International Raceway. There is no public transportation that gets you to Phoenix International Raceway. You have to drive. Special directions for driving/parking are on the third page of this article.

The Arizona Department of Transportation usually provides detailed motorist information, including any travel or road restrictions, for NASCAR at PIR. Call 5-1-1, then *7. The call is free.

How do I get tickets and how much are they?

1. At the PIR Box Office, located at 125 S. Avondale Blvd. Suite 200 in Avondale. The phone number is 866-408-RACE (7223).
2. Tickets can be purchased at the track during race weekends at the Ticket Offices at Gate 3 and Gate 7.
3. Online through PIR.
4. From a ticket broker like TicketsNow.com (Buy Direct), or from scalpers/ticket exchanges.

Tickets are very affordable. They start at $5 each on the early race days, increasing in price to a minimum $10 for the Sunday race. Package deals are available.

Are discounts available?

Local sponsors, like Bashas' or Casino Arizona, may offer special savings on tickets and packages.

What else should I know?

Here is the detailed schedule of events for the next NASCAR event at PIR.

There are strict rules about what you can bring into PIR, what gates are used for which purposes, and what happens at the various parts of the track.

Some general information:

  • one small soft bag (purse, cooler, whatever) is allowed.
  • cameras are allowed but photos taken may not be used for commercial purposes.
  • no strollers.
  • on reserved grandstand days, general admission seating is grass only. Bring a chair or blanket.
  • most practice and qualifying days are general admission.

Traffic can be a challenge on NASCAR days. Be early, and be patient.

What if I have more questions?

For more information, contact the Phoenix International Raceway at 1-866-408-7223 or visit Phoenix International Raceway online .

Page 1 >> Schedule and Tickets
Page 2 >> Track, Hotels, Nearby Attractions
Page 3 >> Directions and Special Traffic Instructions

All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.

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