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A New Home: Off-Road Expo heads to Phoenix Raceway

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | July 1, 2021 The Off-Road Expo Arizona will have a new home in 2021 as the event heads to Phoenix Raceway in Avondale Saturday, September 11, and Sunday, September 12. Phoenix Raceway,...

Return to Racing: NASCAR Championship Weekend coming back to Avondale

By Grant Greabell | June 11, 2021 For the third consecutive year, Phoenix Raceway will be home to the NASCAR Championship Weekend. The tradition started in 2020 and will continue this fall from November 5 to...

Representing the State: Fan favorites gear up for the Cup Series

By Jordan Rogers | March 10, 2021 The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series has begun, and after an action-packed race at the Daytona 500, Arizona natives and fan favorites are off to a great start. Drivers like...

Championship Series: NASCAR speeds into Avondale—with restrictions

By Nicholas Barker Nearly 55 years after becoming an official racetrack, Phoenix Raceway will host the NASCAR championship series from November 6 to November 8. Obviously, things have changed quite drastically, and the experience for fans...

Safety First: Phoenix Raceway to limit fans for NASCAR Championship Weekend

By Phoenix.org staff When the green flag drops for race cars, fans will be in yellow flag/caution mode. For the Nov. 6-8 NASCAR Championship Weekend, Phoenix Raceway in Avondale will allow a reduced number of fans...

Drag Racing to Win: Matt Hagan looks to repeat at the NHRA Arizona Nationals

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Matt Hagan has raced throughout the country, but the Valley is one of the few places he feels comfortable. “I love the Scottsdale area. I’d even consider getting a winter home there,” Hagan...

Moves Like Jagger: Scottsdale teen set to make his hometown debut at ISM Raceway

By Natalie Urquiza Most 17-year-old high school students are working, playing sports or preparing for college. Jagger Jones does all that plus is a race car driver in the Arizona Lottery 100, K&N Pro Series...
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7 fast facts about Phoenix International Raceway

Phoenix International Raceway provides a fast fix for those with a need for speed. A popular attraction for local race car fans and visitors to Arizona, PIR was built in 1964 around the Estrella Mountains...

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