PIR Rolls Out April Event Weekend Schedule

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Wednesday, January 24, 2008
Three days of speed on tap for fans
The on-track schedule for Phoenix International Raceway's April 10-12 NASCAR event weekend is set, and with action taking place in the Camping World Series, Nationwide Series, and Sprint Cup Series, there's something for everyone to enjoy at all times of the day. The gates open at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 10, as on-track action kicks off for fans at the same time with the opening practice for the Camping World Series. The highlights of the day are Camping World Series and Sprint Cup Series qualifying in the afternoon, followed by the Camping World Series Phoenix 150 at night. The green flag drops on PIR's season opener at 7:15 p.m. The track opens at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, and Nationwide Series qualifying takes place at 2:05. A pair of Sprint Cup Series practices - including Happy Hour - follow that, and the second day of racing finishes with the exciting evening running of the Nationwide Series Bashas' Supermarkets 200. The weekend hits its peak on Saturday afternoon, with gates opening again at high noon before the first night race of the 2008 Sprint Cup Series season, the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ at 5:30 p.m. The complete schedule follows:

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Tickets to see the weekend's action at PIR can be purchased online at www.racetickets.com or over the phone at 1-866-408-RACE (7223).

 

Phoenix International Raceway
SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ Event Weekend Schedule

April 10-12, 2008

Key:

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS)
NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS)
NASCAR Camping World Series (NCWS)

Thursday, April 10

8:00 a.m.

Spectator Gates open

8:00 a.m.

NCWS Practice

9:15 a.m.

NCWS Final Practice

10:15 a.m.

NNS Practice

12:15 p.m.

NSCS Practice

2:00 p.m.

NCWS Qualifying (two laps, all

positions)

4:10 p.m.

NSCS Qualifying (two laps, all positions)

5:45 p.m.

NNS Final Practice

7:15 p.m.

Phoenix 150
NASCAR Camping World Series Race

(150 laps, 150 miles)

Friday, April 11

12:00 p.m.

Spectator Gates open

2:05 p.m.

NNS Qualifying (two laps, all positions)

3:45 p.m.

NSCS Practice

5:00 p.m.

NSCS Final Practice

6:45 p.m.

Bashas' Supermarkets 200
NASCAR Nationwide Series Race

(200 laps, 200 miles)

Saturday, April 12

12:00 p.m.

Spectator Gates open

SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race

(312 laps, 312 miles (500 kilometers))

This schedule is tentative and subject to change. All times are listed in Mountain Standard Time.

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