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.

– PhoenixRaceway.com –

Related PIR News

  • 1/13/15

    PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY LAUNCHES FAN-FOCUSED WEBSITE REDESIGN

    In an effort to enrich communication with fans, Phoenix International Raceway launched a new design for its website, PhoenixRaceway.com, to kick off the 2015 season. Featuring a data-driven, more engaging user experience, the new site includes a crisp, vibrant design as well as streamlined navigation and enhanced fan content.

  • 11/12/14

    QUICKEN LOANS RACE FOR HEROES 500 A WINNER ON AND OFF TRACK

    Kevin Harvick drove his No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet car to Gatorade Victory Lane in Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500, but the race itself was a winner for Phoenix International Raceway. The track sold out of grandstand seats a week before the race and sold out of reserved camping spots more than two months early.

  • 11/09/14

    HARVICK TAKES CHECKERS AT QUICKEN LOANS RACE FOR HEROES 500

    Kevin Harvick dominated Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500, leading 264 of the 312 laps in his No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet on the way to Gatorade Victory Lane to conclude Phoenix International Raceway’s 50th anniversary season. The win clinched a place for Harvick in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Round next Sunday in Miami.

  • 11/08/14

    KESELOWSKI STEALS DAV 200 WIN: ELLIOTT YOUNGEST NATIONWIDE CHAMP

    Brad Keselowski, a second-place runner nearly all afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway, flew by Kyle Busch on the beginning of the last lap of an unexpected green-white-checkers finish to steal victory in the DAV 200 Honoring America's Veterans, NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday.

  • 11/08/14

    JONES DOMINATES LUCAS OIL 150 AT PIR

    Erik Jones dominated from the pole in the Lucas Oil 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday night. Leading 114 of 126 laps, Jones made his way through the night under a full moon and won for a second straight time at “ZOOMTOWN USA.”

Facebook

© 2015 Phoenix International Raceway

FacebookTwitterLinkedInDiggDeliciousNewsvineRedditStumbleTechnorati

ISC Track Sites