VETERANS DAY SALUTE DURING ADVOCARE 500
(Phoenix) – Phoenix International Raceway and NASCAR fans in attendance at the AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race will celebrate Veterans Day by paying tribute to the generations of men and women who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces during the pre-race show beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 11.
All drivers from the four series’ racing at PIR throughout the weekend have teamed up in support of Veterans Day weekend and will feature a commemorative decal honoring those who have served.
The AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pre-race show will feature a Veterans Ceremony honoring past members of each branch of the military.
The spectacular pre-race show will also include:
- Newly unveiled patriotic paint scheme on the Official Grand Marshal Car
- Special tribute video with messages from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers
- SkyHawks Jumping Team
- Current military members holding flags on the hillside
- America the Beautiful
- National Anthem
- Fly over by Luke Air Force Base
- Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard
The AdvoCare 500, the semi-final race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup starts at 1 p.m. and will be televised nationally on ESPN.
Tickets to the exciting Nov. 8-11 AdvoCare 500 NASCAR event weekend are still available with prices starting at just $25. For information or to purchase tickets, visit www.phoenixraceway.com or call 866-408-RACE(7223).
About Phoenix International Raceway
Since 1964, Phoenix International Raceway has served race fans as the premier motorsports venue in the Southwest. Watch the AdvoCare 500 on Sunday, Nov. 11. Tickets for the entire Nov. 8-11 NASCAR event weekend at Phoenix International Raceway can be purchased online at PhoenixRaceway.com/Tickets or by calling 1-866-408-RACE (7223). For more information, visit PhoenixRaceway.com, Facebook.com/PhoenixRaceway and Twitter.com/PhoenixRaceway.
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