Bowyer's No. 07 Fastest in Afternoon
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J.J. Yeley’s Toyota was sixth in the afternoon session, followed by Roush Fenway Racing Ford teammates David Ragan and Greg Biffle. The last two Daytona 500 winners, Ryan Newman and Kevin Harvick, were ninth and tenth, respectively. Juan Pablo Montoya was 11th, and morning session leader Paul Menard posted the 12th-fastest best lap of the afternoon run. Click here for the top morning session speeds.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series may just be testing now, but they’ll be at PIR fighting for points before you know it: the April 12 SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ is just 40 days away! Tickets to witness another season of fast PIR action can be purchased over the phone at 1-866-408-RACE (7223). More information can be found online at www.racetickets.com and at www.phoenixraceway.com.
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High speeds, strategic pit stop gambles, unexpected mechanical problems and amazing car control came into play Saturday night in the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix. When the dust settled, it was reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon, driver of the No. 9 Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing, who scored his first victory at Phoenix International Raceway.
It’s official - Helio Castroneves, driver of the No. 3 Chevy for Team Penske, is the new “Speed King” of Phoenix International Raceway.
Phoenix International Raceway will celebrate its rich history of IndyCar competition by saluting many legendary drivers and team owners Saturday, April 2 before the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix, the first Verizon IndyCar Series event at the one-mile desert oval since 2005.
Phoenix International Raceway is encouraging fans to prepare for race day traffic by arriving early and enjoying the full racing experience during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix event weekend, April 1-2. In addition to the Verizon IndyCar Series race on Saturday, April 2 at 6:15 p.m. (local), the race weekend at PIR will also include the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires race on Saturday, April 2 at 1:30 p.m., and practice and qualifying for both races on Friday, April 1.
Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber today announced newly-opened Desert Diamond West Valley as the title sponsor for the Verizon IndyCar Series’ return to the Valley of the Sun this spring. The Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix takes place under the lights Saturday evening, April 2, 2016.