KEVIN HARVICK TO APPEAR AT BUD ROLL-BAR
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet, is scheduled to appear at Phoenix International Raceway’s Budweiser ROLL-BAR Club for a question-and-answer session with NASCAR fans before The Profit on CNBC 500 Presented by Small Business Fueling America NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, March 2.
The Budweiser ROLL-BAR Club, located on the west side of the track behind the Bobby Allison Grandstands, features the best in live entertainment each day throughout the entire The Profit on CNBC 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend at PIR, as well as appearances by some of NASCAR’s top personalities.
Harvick is a four-time winner on the oval at PIR, tying him for the track record for most wins in NASCAR’s elite series. Harvick has won the November NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at PIR each of the last two years, capturing the AdvoCare 500 last fall after leading a race-high 70 laps. In addition to his two AdvoCare 500 victories, Harvick swept both Sprint Cup Series races at Phoenix in 2006, becoming the first driver to accomplish that feat at PIR.
Overall, Harvick is a nine-time winner in Phoenix, with four Sprint Cup Series wins, four victories in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and one race win in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. His nine wins are tied with Kyle Busch for the second-most ever at the track across all competitions, trailing only Ken Schrader, who won 15 races across four series at PIR.
Single-day tickets to the Budweiser ROLL-BAR Club are available for $99 on Saturday, March 1 and for $149 on Sunday, March 2. Additional purchase of grandstand ticket is required for track admission.
Tickets to all events throughout The Profit on CNBC 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend at Phoenix International Raceway are available on PhoenixRaceway.com or by calling 1-866-408-RACE (7223).
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