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11/11 2017

JOHNNY SAUTER SURVIVES WILD RACE TO WIN LUCAS OIL 150 Defending series champion sets the stage for championship finale at Homestead-Miami   BY:  AMY DULEBOHN

    Johnny Sauter, driver of the No. 21 ISM Connect Chevrolet Silverado for GMS Racing, didn’t need to win at Phoenix Raceway to advance to championship finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but he still made a statement to his fellow Championship 4 competitors by taking home the victory in the Lucas Oil 150.   “It […]

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07/27 2017

Phoenix Raceway (aka PIR) Engaging In Naming-Rights Negotiations As Part Of Track Renovations BY:  ADAM STERN

Phoenix Raceway is engaged in naming-rights talks as the ISC-owned track is in the midst of a $178M renovation that is slated for completion late next year. Sources said that the track has been looking at selling naming rights as part of moving into a new era. An asking price/range was unclear at presstime, as […]

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05/01 2017

FORTUNATE PIT STOP HELPS SIMON PAGENAUD WIN FIRST INDYCAR OVAL RACE AT PHOENIX RACEWAY BY:  Aimee Dulebohn

  PHOENIX – Simon Pagenaud, the 33-year-old Frenchman who won the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship, was fortunate with a yellow flag that came out while his strongest rivals were in the pits and scored the first oval track win of his career Saturday night at Phoenix Raceway. Pagenaud, driver of the No. 1 Menard’s […]

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04/29 2017

CASTRONEVES SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS ‘SPEED KING’ CROWN AT PHOENIX RACEWAY

Brazilian sets new track record of 194.975 mph on Beach Whiskey Outback Steakhouse Qualifying Day  PHOENIX – For the second-straight year, Helio Castroneves showed his intricate knowledge of the fastest way around Phoenix Raceway’s 1.022-mile oval during Beach Whiskey Outback Steakhouse Qualifying Day. The 41-year-old Brazilian and driver of the No. 3 REV Group Team […]

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04/13 2017

VINTAGE AUTOGRAPH SESSION SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 29 AT PHOENIX RACEWAY

    IndyCar legends to participate in free autograph session to kick off full day of open-wheel racing PHOENIX – Fans attending the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix Raceway can receive an autograph from some of their favorite former IndyCar drivers at the Vintage Autograph Session Presented by Classic Racing Times […]

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04/04 2017

VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES STAR GRAHAM RAHAL TO APPEAR AT ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS GAME ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5 

  PHOENIX – Verizon IndyCar Series star Graham Rahal will enjoy a night out at the ball game when the Arizona Diamondbacks take on the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, April 5 at 6:40 p.m. The driver will attend batting practice and swap a racing helmet for a Diamondbacks jersey before the game. Rahal is […]

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03/29 2017

VINTAGE DESERT CLASSIC ADDED TO PHOENIX RACEWAY SCHEDULE ON SATURDAY, APRIL 29

  Classic Racing Times showcases vintage Indy cars on Super Saturday of open-wheel racing in Phoenix   PHOENIX – Phoenix Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber announced today that Classic Racing Times will present the Vintage Desert Classic as part of the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix weekend on April 28-29. The addition to […]

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03/20 2017

LATE RACE PIT STRATEGY GIVES RYAN NEWMAN WIN IN CAMPING WORLD 500 AT PHOENIX RACEWAY  BY:  AMY DULEBOHN

  PHOENIX – Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 31 Grainger Chevrolet, snapped a 127-race winless streak on Sunday by taking the checkered flag at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 500 at Phoenix Raceway.  Although Newman led just six laps of the 314-lap race, a late-race pit strategy by crew chief Luke […]

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