Able Body Labor Joins PIR for November
Company focusing on comprehensive staffing solutions at track
Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber has announced that Able Body Labor has joined PIR’s team of corporate partners and will be the title sponsor of the track’s November NASCAR Nationwide Series race - the Able Body Labor 200. The race entitlement is the first such partnership for Able Body Labor in NASCAR. The Able Body Labor 200 is scheduled as the feature event for the third day of racing in PIR’s November NASCAR race weekend. The green flag drops on the Able Body Labor 200 at 2:30 p.m. MST on Saturday, November 14, as Carl Edwards will look to defend his victory in the race from 2008. Tickets for the Able Body Labor 200 can be purchased by clicking here. “Our team is extremely pleased to welcome Able Body Labor into PIR’s family of corporate partners,” Sperber said. “We are excited to work with the great people at ABL to put on a thrilling event for NASCAR fans at Phoenix International Raceway this November.” Able Body Labor is a family-owned and operated company that originated more than 23 years ago from a single location in Largo, Florida. Today, Able Body and its affiliated companies employ more than 125,000 workers each year while providing comprehensive staffing solutions for thousands of customers across many industries including construction, light industrial, manufacturing, distribution, event staffing, hospitality, and disaster recovery. With more than 170 locations in 25 states, Able Body Labor has made its mark as being an industry leader in temporary staffing for workers across the United States by maintaining their commitment to their clients, their employees, and the community. “We are very excited to be a part of this great event in partnership with Phoenix International Raceway and International Speedway Corporation,” said Able Body co-chair Frank Mongelluzzi. “As a sport, NASCAR has always been about their fans. We are a company whose heart and soul is our people, so naturally it seems like a great fit.” More information on Able Body Labor can be found at www.ablebody.com. Tickets for the Able Body Labor 200 and all events throughout the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Presented by Pennzoil weekend at Phoenix International Raceway are available at the newly-designed www.phoenixraceway.com or by calling 1-866-408-RACE (7223).
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