PIR TO HOST EXCLUSIVE AUTOGRAPH SESSION
Phoenix International Raceway fans will have an unprecedented opportunity for autographs with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers, including 5-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin, Kasey Kahne, Clint Bowyer, Martin Truex Jr., Regan Smith, Bobby Labonte and JJ Yeley during the Kobalt Tools 500 weekend at PIR on Saturday, November 12.
Fans who have tickets to the Kobalt Tools 500 and WYPALL* 200 events at PIR can participate in this very special race weekend event by calling a dedicated phone number – 877-473-7223 –on Saturday, October 29,starting at 8 a.m. Calls will be taken as they are received and will be answered until the maximum capacity for the autograph session has been reached (700 attendants total).
Answered callers will have the opportunity to select one wristband color (up to two of the same color) in order to designate which pair of drivers to receive autographs from. Driver assignments will be made at random and will be assigned in pairs, thus each lucky fan will receive two autographs. All selected fans will receive their driver assignment prior to the autograph session at PIR on November 12.
Tickets for the Kobalt Tools 500 on November 13 start at just $25. Tickets for the WYPALL* 200 on November 12 start at just $15. For Phoenix International Raceway tickets and information, call 866-408-RACE (7223) or visit PhoenixRaceway.com.
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