November 6 NASCAR Championship Weekend
Bryan Sperber

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

From Show Release

Bryan Sperber, president of Phoenix International Raceway, will be the Newsmaker of the Week on The Race Reporters radio show, Wednesday, March 24, at 7 p.m. EDT (4 p.m. Arizona), on

Sperber has been in charge of the Arizona one-mile oval since March 2002. Prior to that, he was president of Watkins Glen International, and served in various management and marketing positions with International Speedway Corp.

He'll discuss a variety of Business of Racing and NASCAR industry issues. This will be Sperber's second appearance on The Race Reporters, the top-rated program on the Power Up Channel.

Host Michael Knight will be joined for the journalists' roundtable by Mark Armijo of The Arizona Republic and Bob Pockrass of

The Race Reporters can be heard "live," downloaded into an iPod, or accessed for listening on a delayed basis by clicking on the show icon at Listeners can bookmark the show and sign-up to receive a free "E card" with news on upcoming guests, at the show’s page, linked here. The show also will re-air several times later in the week (check PowerUp's daily programming listing.)

Knight is a 40-year motorsports industry insider and award-winning publicist and journalist. The one-hour show's format is a "good, hard, honest, Constitutionally-protected conversation on the issues of the day." Previous Newsmaker guests have included Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty, John Force, Ashley Force Hood, Dario Franchitti, Joey Logano, Gil de Ferran, Tony Schumacher, Brad Keselowski, Scott Pruett, Adrian Fernandez, Graham Rahal, Larry Dixon, Ron Capps, Antron Brown, Robby Gordon, Hurley Haywood, A.J. Allmendinger, Bob Tasca III, Terry Angstadt, Scott Atherton, John Daly and Chris Economaki. was launched last June by, the country’s leading producer and distributor of Internet radio programming. There are over 1,000 hours of weekly programming on its VoiceAmerica and WorldTalk Radio Networks.

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Tickets for 2010 at Phoenix International Raceway can be purchased online at or by calling 1-866-408-RACE (7223). The PIR Ticket Office is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 125 S. Avondale Blvd., just south of I-10 at Exit 131 in Avondale.

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