PIR OFFERING ACCESS TO ‘3 AMIGOS 125’
Daytona 500 Champ Michael Waltrip scheduled to compete in K&N Pro Series West finale
Phoenix International Raceway’s “3 Amigos Tequila 125” – the season finale for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West – will offer unprecedented West Series garage access to race fans on Nov. 12. While the race itself will be part of double-header action following PIR’s WYPALL* 200 in the NASCAR Nationwide Series on Nov. 13, the open garage is an unprecedented fan offering that will be open to fans – free of charge – prior to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 150 at PIR.
Teams from the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West will qualify for the 3 Amigos Tequila 125 on Thursday, Nov. 11. After qualifying, the entire West Series garage will move into PIR’s interactive midway behind Turn 2 for the West Series Garage Open House from 12-5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12. As part of this first-ever midway garage open house at PIR, all fans in attendance that day will have an opportunity to see K&N Pro Series West cars up close and will be able to interact with teams and drivers. All PIR patrons will also be able to take in the official pre-race inspection process, autograph sessions, driver/team Q&A’s and more. PIR Season Ticket holders will be granted early entry to the open house at 11:30 a.m.
Included in preliminary entry lists for the 3 Amigos 125 is two-time Daytona 500 Champion Michael Waltrip. Waltrip, a popular NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team owner and TV personality, retired from driving full-time following the 2009 season.
On Saturday, Nov. 13, the WYPALL* 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race is set to get underway at 2:30 p.m., followed by the 3 Amigos 125 at 6 p.m. Spectator gates will open at 9 a.m. and fans will have the opportunity to view NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying at 10:05 a.m., along with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practices at 11:30 a.m. and 12:50 p.m.
Competition on Friday, Nov. 12, will feature the Lucas Oil 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race beginning at 6 p.m., with qualifying at 2:30 p.m. Gates will open at 10 a.m. and fans will also have the chance to watch the NASCAR Nationwide Series practices at 10 a.m. and 1:40 p.m., as well as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at 12 p.m. and qualifying at 3:45 p.m. The aforementioned K&N Pro Series West Garage Open House also takes place from 12-5 p.m. on Friday.
Spectator gates will open to fans at noon on Thursday, Nov. 11 for the opportunity to watch NASCAR K&N Pro Series West practice and qualifying, as well as NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice. NASCAR K&N Pro Series West practice will be at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., with qualifying at 6:40 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice will held at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Tickets for the exciting Nov. 11-14 NASCAR event weekend are 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) today.