Thursday, April 15, 2010
Tickets are on sale now for NASCAR’s semi-final race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup -- the inaugural Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on Nov. 14. Tickets start at just $25 and can be purchased online at: PhoenixRaceway.com. In addition to $25 tickets to the Kobalt Tools 500, PIR has two very special multi-race packages for the November NASCAR weekend. For $40 fans can purchase the Best Value in NASCAR Package, which includes tickets to attend the Kobalt Tools 500 and the WYPALL 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series event. The Xtreme NASCAR Package allows fans to attend the Kobalt Tools 500, the WYPALL 200 and the Lucas Oil 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event for just $47. The WYPALL 200 runs at PIR on Nov. 13 and the Lucas Oil 150 runs on Nov. 12. Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber recently announced tthat Lowe's and Kobalt Tools have joined the track's team of corporate partners as title sponsor for the Nov. 14 event. Lowe's and Kobalt have seen their No. 48 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team make plenty of headlines in Phoenix. Four-time defending Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson -- driver of the No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports -- is a PIR record-holder with four Sprint Cup wins, including the last three November Sprint Cup events in Phoenix. "We are thrilled to be working with Lowe's and Kobalt Tools for NASCAR's semi-final race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup here in Phoenix," Sperber said. "Trusted brands like Lowe's and Kobalt Tools line up perfectly with the quality of racing and overall quality of event that race fans have come to expect at PIR each November." As the Semi-Final Race in the Chase, the Kobalt Tools 500 will begin at 1 p.m. MST on Sunday, November 14, with television coverage provided by ESPN and radio coverage by the Motor Racing Network. Tickets for the Kobalt Tools 500 and all other events throughout NASCAR's Semi-Final Weekend at Phoenix International Raceway are available for purchase now at PhoenixRaceway.com or by calling 866-408-RACE.