Set the Chase with PIR!
Avondale sports bar bash featuring pace car, NASCAR giveaways as Chase field is set
With NASCAR stars like Kyle Busch and Mark Martin among the 11 drivers battling for the eight remaining spots to join Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, and others in NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup, the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 from Richmond International Raceway qualifies as a major race to watch – and even NASCAR fans in the Phoenix area have the chance to immerse themselves in all of the intense action. Avondale sports bar Wendy Jack's Hideaway will host a "Set the Chase" NASCAR viewing party on Saturday, September 12, airing the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 from Richmond as the top 12 drivers in the Sprint Cup Series are determined for the 10-week Chase for the Sprint Cup. Television coverage of the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 begins at 4 p.m., and that’s when the fun will begin at Wendy Jack’s. Home to NASCAR fans from throughout the West Valley and located just six miles from Phoenix International Raceway, Wendy Jack's Hideaway is a great stop before and after races for NASCAR fans. The friendly neighborhood spot is located at 1235 N. Dysart, just south of I-10 at Exit 129. More information is available on the Web at www.wendyjackshideaway.com. The Phoenix International Raceway pace car will be on site as the Chase dozen is set, and those attending the viewing party will have the chance to win exclusive NASCAR memorabilia and prizes, including tickets to the Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 Presented by Pennzoil at PIR on Sunday, November 15. Tickets to 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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Phoenix International Raceway participated in the inaugural NASCAR West Coast Media day at the Peterson Automotive Museum in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday. The event, which highlights the second season of back-to-back races at Las Vegas, Phoenix and Fontana, featured NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Aric Almirola, Kurt Busch, Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski. In addition to the upcoming 2016 season, the drivers as well as track presidents discussed the return of “NASCAR Goes West” including the Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday, March 13.
NASCAR star Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Great Clips Chevy SS for Hendrick Motorsports, attended Wednesday’s Phoenix Suns home game versus the Charlotte Hornets at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Kahne was in the Phoenix area to promote the start of the 2016 NASCAR season, the Daytona 500, and the Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, which is scheduled for Sunday, March 13.
For people looking for that perfect gift for the race fan in their life, Phoenix International Raceway has extended its Black Friday and Cyber Monday special offers through the end of the week.