Shriners Childrens 500

Phoenix Raceway’s NASCAR Cup Series race on March 10, 2024, will become the Shriners Children’s 500

PHOENIX (Nov. 4, 2023) – Phoenix Raceway announced today that the NASCAR Cup Series race on March 10, 2024, will become the Shriners Children’s 500. The green flag for the Shriners Children’s 500 will fly at 1:30 p.m. MST on Sunday, March 10, and be broadcast live on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. 


Previously a NASCAR Xfinity Series entitlement partner at Darlington Raceway and Watkins Glen International, Shriners Children’s continues to expand its presence throughout NASCAR by partnering with Phoenix Raceway. With locations throughout North America, including several on the West Coast, Shriners Children’s is eager to expand its reach and pursue its mission of providing high-quality medical care to more children in more places, in the United States and around the world.


“We are excited to welcome Shriners Children’s to Phoenix Raceway as the entitlement partner for our NASCAR Cup Series race in March,” said Phoenix Raceway President Latasha Causey. “Shriners Children’s is dedicated to changing and improving the lives of children, and we are happy to help magnify their important work throughout the region.” 


Shriners Children’s is a special, one-of-a-kind healthcare system with a reputation for finding answers and giving families hope for their child’s future. Since opening their first pediatric specialty hospital in 1922, Shriners Children’s has made it their mission to provide  specialized care for children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and craniofacial conditions, regardless of the families’ ability to pay or insurance status.  


Throughout the last century, the healthcare system has been devoted to providing hope and healing – backed by expertise and innovation – to every child they treat. Their three-part mission has one goal: to change and improve lives. Shriners Children’s does this by caring for their patients, conducting research to gain knowledge and develop new treatments, and providing educational opportunities for physicians and other healthcare professionals.  


“We are excited to team up with NASCAR in support of our mission to change and improve the lives of children,” said Ed Stolze, CEO of Shriners Children’s and Imperial Potentate of Shriners International fraternity. “Since our founding in 1922, our healthcare system has helped more than 1.5 million children receive high-quality specialty medical care. Shriners Children’s is proud to sponsor the Sunday NASCAR Cup Series race in Phoenix on March 10 and spread the word about the amazing care offered at Shriners Children’s. The Shriners Children’s 500 at Phoenix Raceway will enhance our efforts to provide hope and healing to children around the world.”

The Shriners Children’s 500 will be the finale of an exciting tripleheader race weekend at Phoenix Raceway, March 8-10. The action starts with the ARCA Menards Series on Friday, March 8, followed by the NASCAR Xfinity Series on Saturday, March 9, at 2:30 p.m. MST. 


Tickets for the spring NASCAR weekend will go on sale at a later date, but season tickets are available now, and the best way to secure seats for all of the NASCAR action at Phoenix Raceway in 2024. For the latest ticketing information, news, and updates, please visit  


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 2024, the spring event weekend, March 9-10, 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 8-10. 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, driving schools and Segway tours. For more information, visit and download the new NASCAR Tracks App at 



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’). 


About Shriners Children’s

Shriners Children’s is a leader in providing care for orthopedic conditions, burn injuries, spinal cord injuries and other spine disorders, rehabilitation, sports injuries and craniofacial conditions. We also offer specialized services, including orthotics and prosthetics and motion analysis. We strive to provide the care and support our patients need to reach their goals and discover their full potential. All care and services are provided regardless of the families’ ability to pay or insurance status. To view our full range of specialties, please visit Shriners Children’s is a nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. For more information, please visit