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Phoenix Raceway working with traffic app Waze to guide fans to fastest routes during NASCAR Championship Weekend, Nov. 3-5

PHOENIX (Nov. 2, 2023) – NASCAR fans visiting Phoenix Raceway this week are encouraged to use the popular crowd-sourced traffic app Waze to guide them to the fastest routes to and from NASCAR Championship Weekend events.

Fans with parking passes can simply scan the QR code on the back of their passes to open Waze and guide them through the fastest routes possible to their specific lots. Those with general parking can also download and utilize the app to discover the smoothest traffic and parking experience possible.

The app is continually monitored and updated by the dedicated Waze community of users, allowing race fans to reach their destination swiftly.

“This technology makes it even easier for our fans to arrive and depart NASCAR Championship Weekend and have a more enjoyable experience,” said Phoenix Raceway President Latasha Causey. “We’re thrilled to incorporate Waze into our traffic plan as we welcome all of our fans for an unforgettable weekend.”

The following links will direct fans to their designated parking areas via Waze:


Fans can also view and download printable inbound and outbound traffic maps at Once parked, a tram route running the length of Harvick Lane will shuttle fans to and from their vehicles with multiple stops along the way.

NASCAR Championship Weekend begins Friday with a power-packed doubleheader. The ARCA Menards Series West will crown its champion in the Desert Diamond Casino West Valley 100, followed by the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Race.

On Saturday, the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship Race highlights a day that also includes qualifying for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race.

Fans are encouraged to arrive as early as possible on Sunday to enjoy NASCAR’s season finale to the fullest. They will be treated by live entertainment and driver appearances throughout the facility and a Q&A with the NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4 on the Championship Stage. A full pre-race concert with Diplo presents Thomas Wesley will set the festive tone at 11:45 a.m. Parking lots open at 6 a.m. and gates open at 8 a.m., with the NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race starting shortly after 1 p.m.

A limited number of grandstand seats are available for Friday and Saturday’s action. Fans can secure their tickets now at

About Phoenix Raceway

Home to NASCAR Championship Weekend since 2020, Phoenix Raceway has been the premier motorsports venue in the Southwest since 1964 and hosts two NASCAR race weekends each year. In 2023, the spring event weekend, March 10-12, kicks off the race season at Phoenix Raceway and features the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and ARCA Menards Series. Phoenix Raceway will once again host NASCAR Championship Weekend, November 3-5. During the action-packed, three-day event, champions will be crowned in the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series and ARCA Menards Series West. Phoenix Raceway also hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including concerts, corporate meetings and conferences, charity events, weddings, holiday events, sport and endurance competitions, and driving schools. For more information, visit and download the new NASCAR Tracks App at


Celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2023, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR sanctions races in three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series™), four international series (NASCAR Brasil Sprint Race, NASCAR Mexico Series, NASCAR Pinty’s Series (Canada), NASCAR Whelen Euro Series), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour) and a local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series). The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races annually in 12 countries and more than 30 U.S. states. For more information visit and, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).