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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Helping Community Causes: Martin Truex Jr. steers support to cancer patients

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | November 4, 2021 To Martin Truex Jr., racing in the NASCAR circuit means more than jockeying between competitors. The New Jersey native and his longtime partner, Sherry Pollex, use his position to...

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