NASCAR is the acronym for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. There are various series of races and drivers/teams accumulate points in the standings. For instance, in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series, there are more than 30 scheduled races throughout the year. Likewise in the NASCAR Busch Series. The horsepower of the vehicles varies from series to series. Some NASCAR drivers compete in every race in the series, and races take place at tracks all over the country.
What is Phoenix International Raceway like?
Phoenix International Raceway, or "PIR," is located in the southwest part of the Valley at the base of the Estrella Mountains. It is a one mile paved oval on a 650 acre facility. It seats 78,000 people and is operated by the same company that operates the Daytona International Speedway.
Where do people stay nearby?
PIR has RV parking which is right next to the track. Call 1-866-408-7223 for reservations. There are showers and restrooms and a general store. More about PIR RVs and camping.
Check the Better Business Bureau for other RV Parks. Search for 'RV Parks' and then zip code. Use the zip code 85253 to search, and then filter for distance. Check the nearest cities on the west side of the greater Phoenix area: Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Buckeye, Phoenix, Glendale, Peoria, Surprise. Phone numbers with 623 or 602 area codes will be the closest. Area code 480 will be Scottsdale or the East Valley (Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Apache Junction, Queen Creek) and will be a bit farther away from PIR.
If you are looking for a place to stay in the area, check here for the hotels closest to PIR.
What else is there to do in the area?I'm so glad you asked. When there's a break in the NASCAR action, there's lots more to see. Check out these sections on area attractions including casinos, sports and recreational activities, special festivals and events, and concerts and shows. There's so much to do and so little time!
All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.