PARK ‘N RIDE PROGRAM EASES TRAVEL TO PIR
Patrons encouraged to take simple route to SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™
Phoenix International Raceway has announced the operating schedule for its Park ‘N Ride program – encouraging race fans to take advantage of the shuttle service when traveling to and from the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, Feb. 27.
A popular and easy way to avoid race day traffic, the Park ‘N Ride program returns to Cricket Pavilion – located just two blocks north of I-10 on 83rd Avenue (Exit 135). All NASCAR fans heading to PIR are advised to enter at the 83rd Avenue entrance and park on Pavilion grounds. From there, a shuttle from First Student Charter of Phoenix will transport patrons to the vicinity of Gate 7 at the track. Cost for parking and shuttle services to PIR will remain $7 per car.
With the green flag dropping on the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ at 1 p.m., “Park ‘N Ride” services will be available for 12 hours – from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. – Sunday, giving all NASCAR fans an alternate transportation option before and after the race. The first shuttle will depart at 7:30 a.m. and the raceway opens to the public at 8 a.m.
Guests with PIR-issued parking passes can park and ride at no charge. Shuttle buses will escort guests to PIR via preferential traffic routes, offering guests an easy and earlier arrival to the facility.
Tickets for the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ on Feb. 27 are available now and start at just $25. For Phoenix International Raceway tickets and information, call 866-408-RACE (7223) or visit PhoenixRaceway.com. Let the GO begin.
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