CAMPING WORLD NAMED OFFICIAL PARTNER
Nation’s largest RV retailer to provide on-site store during NASCAR event weekend
Camping World joins PIR's family of corporate partners.
Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber announced Camping World has joined the PIR family of corporate partners as the NASCAR facility’s official provider of RV rentals, sales and service. The Camper's Choice since 1966, Camping World will provide the thousands of campers who make ZOOMTOWN, U.S.A. their home for the Kobalt Tools 500 NASCAR weekend, with on-site products and service located at Cotton 3 RV parking lot at PIR.
“Camping World is proud to partner with Phoenix International Raceway as the official provider of RV and camping accessories, parts, service, sales and rentals,” said Camping World Chairman and CEO Marcus Lemonis. “It’s our chance to give back to the racing community, allowing us the privilege of providing the gear and supplies that race fans need when they are at this premier racing venue in their RVs.”
“Race fans are loyal to their driving teams and to their RV lifestyle,” added Lemonis. “That’s the kind of passion that Camping World has for meeting their needs, whether they are camping at the track or on their way to the next racing event with their family and friends.”
General admission tickets and infield passes remain available for the November13, Kobalt Tools 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and can be purchased by calling 866-408-RACE (7223) or by clicking here. Hillside tickets do not allow access into the main PIR gates including the Fan Midway.
Phoenix International Raceway's corporate partners include: Amkus Rescue Systems, Anheuser Busch, Banner Health , Bashas' Supermarkets, Bennett Lane Winery (Turn 4 Wine), Camping World, Casino Arizona, Chevrolet (General Motors), Coca-Cola, Fed-Ex, Ford Motor Company, Gatorade, GEICO, La Mesa RV, Lowe’s Home Improvement Retailer, Lucas Oil, Miller Industries Towing, New Holland, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Perky Jerky, Safety-Kleen, Service Master Clean, Sprint, SUBWAY, Sunoco, Toyota, UPS, WypALL (Kimberly-Clark Professional).
About Camping World
Camping World is the world’s largest retailer of recreational vehicles and provides outdoor enthusiasts over 10,000 RV parts and accessories, service and collision centers along with other products and services to enhance the RV and outdoor lifestyle. Today the company serves RV enthusiasts with over 80 RV lifestyle retail locations engaging in the retail sale, finance, service and rental of recreational vehicles, with over $300 million of new and used recreational vehicle inventory representing more than 13 RV manufacturers and 150 brand names.
In addition, Camping World currently operates in 33 states including Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. Today the company serves over four million RV enthusiasts. Visit www.campingworld.com for more details.
About Phoenix International Raceway
Since 1964, Phoenix International Raceway has served race fans as the premier motorsports venue in the Southwest. Be there for the Kobalt Tools 500 on November 13 to watch the brightest stars in NASCAR take on PIR’s brand new one-mile oval in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Tickets for the entire Kobalt Tools 500 weekend at Phoenix International Raceway can be purchased online at www.PhoenixRaceway.com/Tickets or by calling 1-866-408-RACE (7223). For more information, visit www.PhoenixRaceway.com, www.facebook.com/PhoenixRaceway.com, and www.twitter.com/PhoenixRaceway.
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