Fans Invited to Interact with Chase Drivers
Fans Invited to Interact with Chase Drivers in Phoenix on September 10
|Kyle Busch||No. 18 Toyota (currently 1st in points)||11:45 a.m.|
|Tony Stewart||No. 20 Toyota (currently 8th in points)||12:00 p.m.|
|Jeff Gordon||No. 24 Chevrolet (currently 10th in points)||12:15 p.m.|
|Carl Edwards||No. 99 Ford (currently 2nd in points)||12:30 p.m.F1 Race Factory is located at 317 S. 48th St. in Phoenix. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and go-kart discounts will be available to those in attendance until 6 p.m. Fans will have the chance to take the driver’s seat for themselves and take on the F1 Race Factory track in a go-kart simulation of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, with four races of 12 NASCAR driver-themed karts deciding a virtual series champion. Also open for fans will be the PIR Pit Crew Challenge, where participants will have the chance to perform a pit stop against the clock on a PIR-branded race car. Fans can register for participation in the Chase simulation and the Pit Crew Challenge until 11:30 a.m. Fans may purchase tickets for the November 9 Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Presented by Pennzoil at PIR - the Semi-Final race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Tickets for the November NASCAR event weekend at PIR can also be purchased online at www.racetickets.com or over the phone at 1-866-408-RACE (7223).|
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