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Feb 10, 2014
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Fan Schedule Announced for Big NASCAR Weekend at PIR
Press Release

Phoenix International Raceyway 50th Anniversary Logo
Phoenix International Raceyway 50th Anniversary Logo
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Phoenix International Raceway will kick off its 50th anniversary season with four big days of NASCAR action Feb  28 – March 2, headlined by The Profit on CNBC 500, Presented by Small Business Fueling America NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on March 2.

The event schedule, which occurs one week after the DAYTONA 500, showcases a different NASCAR series race each day: Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series, Camping World Truck Series and the K&N Pro Series- West.

The green flag will drop on the second NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the season, The Profit on CNBC 500, at 1 p.m. local time on Sunday, March 2. Spectator gates open will open at 8 a.m.

Set to begin at 1:45 p.m. on Saturday March 1 is the Blue Jeans Go Green™ 200 presented by Cotton, The Fabric of Our Lives® Nationwide Series 200. Spectator gates will open at 9:00 a.m., giving fans the chance to view the NASCAR Nationwide qualifying at 10:10 a.m. and the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at Noon.

On Friday, Feb 28, the second stateside running of the Toyota 120 NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series begins under the lights at 7 p.m. Gates will open at 10 a.m. so fans will have the chance to watch the NASCAR Nationwide Series practice at 11 .m. and NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying at 4:40 p.m.

Race weekend action will begin on Thursday, Feb 27 with the Talking Stick Resort 75 NASCAR K&N Pro Series- West season opener at 5:00 p.m.  Spectator gates will open at 9:00 a.m., giving fans the opportunity to check out the NASCAR K&N Pro Series- West practice at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., with qualifying at 1:30 p.m.

A full copy of the weekend fan schedule is attached.

Tickets to the exciting Feb 27-March 2 The Profit on CNBC 500 NASCAR event weekend are available with prices starting at just $25. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.phoenixraceway.com or call 866-408-RACE (7223).

About Phoenix International Raceway:

Since 1964, Phoenix International Raceway has been the premier motorsports venue in the Southwest. Host to some of the most notable moments in motorsports history, PIR will celebrate its 50th Anniversary throughout the entire 2014 season. As the only track in the West to have two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekends a year, PIR will help kick off the 2014 NASCAR season with its traditional March date and round out the year with the semifinal race for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup in November. Season tickets for 2014 are available by visiting PhoenixRaceway.com or calling 866-408-RACE (7223).

Source: Phoenix International Racewuy




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