NASCAR Rewards PIR With Two Dates in 2010
First night race, Chase for the Sprint Cup event highlight schedule
In line with NASCAR’s release this week of the 2010 season schedule, Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber announced that the track will maintain its position as host for the first evening race on the Sprint Cup Series schedule, as well as the Semi-Final Race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
Friday, April 9 – NASCAR Nationwide Series – Bashas' Supermarkets 200
Saturday, April 10 – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™
Friday, November 12 – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – Lucas Oil 150
Saturday, November 13 – NASCAR Nationwide Series – Able Body Labor 200
Sunday, November 14 – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 Presented by Pennzoil
Event names are subject to change and additional races for each weekend are to be announced.
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