PIR receives six races in four NASCAR series
Phoenix International Raceway announces complete 2011 NASCAR schedule
Following NASCAR’s 2011 schedule announcement Wednesday, Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber confirmed today that the track will host a total of six races in 2011, including two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, two NASCAR Nationwide Series races, a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race and the season finale NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race.
2011 Phoenix International Raceway NASCAR Schedule
Friday, Feb. 25 – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Saturday, Feb. 26 – Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series
Sunday, Feb. 27 – SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Saturday, Nov. 12 – NASCAR K&N Pro Series West
Saturday, Nov. 12 – WYPALL* 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series
Sunday, Nov. 13 – Kobalt Tools 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
*Event names are subject to change
The SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ will kick off PIR’s 2011 event season, featuring races in NASCAR’s three top series. The SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race will take place Sunday, Feb. 27 – the series’ second stop of the season following the Daytona 500. The SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ event weekend will also feature the Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday, Feb. 26 and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, Feb. 25.
NASCAR returns to Phoenix for its traditional fall weekend in November, featuring the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series semi-final race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup – the Kobalt Tools 500 – on Sunday, Nov. 13. The Kobalt Tools 500 event weekend will also feature the WYPALL*200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season finale race on Saturday, Nov. 12.
Race fans can secure 2011 PIR Season Tickets before they go on sale to the general public. Fans can make a $50 deposit to reserve 2011 seats online at www.PhoenixRaceway.com or by calling 877-PIR-XTRA (747-9872). 2011 Season Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, Oct. 29, with prices starting at just $99. 2011 SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ individual tickets go on sale Thursday, Nov. 11 and start as low as $25.
Tickets for this year’s exciting Nov. 11-14 Kobalt Tools 500 NASCAR event weekend are also still available with prices starting at just $25. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.phoenixraceway.com/tickets or call 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.