AZ TRACKS

Julie Giese becomes the only current female president of an ISC track Michael Knight, Special for azcentral sports

(Photo: ISM Raceway) ISM Raceway’s new president should feel right at home since she’s been deeply involved in the $178 million, two-year transformation of the Avondale oval, which has its Grand Opening weekend Nov. 9-11, headlined by the Can-Am 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event. Until her promotion was announced Tuesday, first reported by…

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AZ TRACKS

Bryan Sperber stepping down as ISM Raceway president after November NASCAR race Michael Knight, Special for The Arizona Republic

A one-on-one talk with PIR President Bryan Sperber (Photo: Sean Logan/azcentral sports) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Bryan Sperber’s last act as president of ISM Raceway could be to figuratively spike the ball in Gatorade Victory Lane after the Nov. 11 Can-Am 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. It turns out that celebration will include not only the…

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AZ TRACKS

NASCAR’s exciting Kyle Larson has knack for pushing limits BY:  Michael Knight, Special to Arizona Republic

    CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE With the retirements of Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR is quickly introducing to fans its next generation of Monster Energy Cup Series drivers. The most exciting, arguably, is Kyle Larson. “He’s constantly trying to find more speed, push the limits, find the edge,” four-time champion Jeff Gordon said.…

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ISM

Phoenix International Raceway to become ISM Raceway starting in 2018  BY:  MICHAEL KNIGHT

(Photo: Ben Moffat/azcentral sports) What’s in a name? For Phoenix International Raceway to become ISM Raceway starting in 2018, a total investment that could approach $100 million over 10 years, including installation of leading-edge digital technology designed to enhance the at-track experience for fans and corporate partners alike. ISM – Ingenuity Sun Media – will…

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AZ TRACKS

Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus stick together to chase NASCAR history BY:  MICHAEL KNIGHT

(Photo: Daniel Shirey, Getty Images) Jimmie Johnson is in a long-term relationship. Yes, Johnson has often spoken of the support he’s received from wife Chandra, married since 2004. But for all of his statistical accomplishments, including a record-tying seven Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championships and 80 victories heading into Sunday’s Camping World 500 at…

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AZ TRACKS

Major PIR upgrade approval said to be imminent BY: MICHAEL KNIGHT

(Photo: Rob Schumacher/azcentral sports) It appears the long-awaited renovation of Phoenix International Raceway is at hand. Directors of International Speedway Corp., PIR’s parent company, met in recent days and are believed to have approved plans to modernize the Avondale facility, azcentral sports was told exclusively by two motorsports industry sources with knowledge of the situation.…

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Camaros@Bondurant

On December 6th, you will have the chance to show-off your  skills by bringing your Camaro out for this inaugural one day high performance event. The event will feature track lapping, timed autocross, and super karts on the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving track. The entry fee is $200 per Camaro if your bringing…

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Racing Roundup WI tonight features RRAZ host Jamie Reynolds

The Racing Roundup WI Annual Wisconsin State Fair pilgrimage is tonight  INSIDE STATE FAIR PARK AT RUPENA’S, Pepe, Kurt Davis w/his Sprint Car on display, World Challenge Racer PD Cunningham, Badger Midget Racing’s Quinn McCabe, Bobby & Ryan Gutknecht w/Oak Creek Automotive, Jamie Reynolds w/Racing RoundUp Arizona, House Band “VERN & THE ORIGINALS”, Dave Hohensee with…

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AUDIO

Happy HARVICK Hour

Kevin Harvick was in town thanks to our friends at Phoenix International Raceway  in advance of this falls AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race weekend. Hosted by Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill at the Biltmore, Kevin chatted with fans, the media and any one else that would listen. Alpha Kitty, Betsy Reynolds sits down for…

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NEWS

Dale jr foods in Phoenix

Running bars, racing cars and podcast hosting wasn’t enough for Dale Jr. The Dale Jr food brand of chips a subsidiary of 4flavors will be available locally at Fry’s stores. Check out our special broadcast live from PIR for more information and a full review of the chips.  

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LIVE From PIR NOW

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