AZ TRACKS

ISM RACEWAY TO HONOR VETERANS DAY WEEKEND WITH NATIONAL ANTHEM PERFORMERS, HONORARY POSITIONS, FLYOVER & MORE

  Sunday to feature Gen. David L. Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force & Maj. Gen Jeannie M. Leavitt, Commander, Air Force Recruiting Service  PHOENIX – ISM Raceway is proud to celebrate Veterans Day Weekend during the Bluegreen Vacations 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Semi-Final Weekend, November 8-10. Throughout the weekend, veterans and…

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AZ TRACKS

ISM RACEWAY TO HOST OPEN HOUSE EVENT FOR NASCAR K&N PRO SERIES WEST CHAMPIONSHIP, NOVEMBER 9

FREE!              FREE!              FREE! Free admission provided following the conclusion of Desert Diamond Casino West Valley 200; Fans encouraged to donate non-perishable food and new toys   With the return of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Championship on Saturday, November 9, ISM Raceway will host an Open House providing race fans and the local community with free…

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AZ TRACKS

WIN THIS 2019 Z06 CORVETTE COUPE OR $75,000 CASH DRAWING DATE: AUG 10, 2019

JULY 11 – 15, 2019 USE PROMO CODE: SUM20 FOR 20% MORE TICKETS WHO COULD RESIST THIS TORCH RED 2019 Z06 CORVETTE COUPE WITH CARBON FLASH FULL-LENGTH DUAL RACING STRIPES? The 2019 Z06 Corvette Coupe, with the 650-hp LT4 6.2LSupercharged V8, along with the 7-speed transmission, is the perfectcombination of speed and performance. PERFORMANCE FEATURES INCLUDE: Supercharged 650-hp 6.2 L V8…

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MINUTIAE

Roger Penske to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom award

By Jerry Bonkowski NASCAR, IndyCar and IMSA team owner Roger Penske will receive one of the nation’s highest civilian honors, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. “He’s very thrilled to be getting it,” Trump said of Penske during an appearance with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House. Penske will…

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AZ TRACKS

ISM RACEWAY PRESIDENT JULIE GIESE NAMED ONE OF AZ BUSINESS MAGAZINE’S MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN ARIZONA

PHOENIX– ISM Raceway’s president, Julie Giese, has been recognized as one of Arizona’s most influential women by AZ Business magazine. The honorees were selected for their impact on their organizations, the region’s business climate and in the community. The entire list of the 2019 class may be found here. “I am honored to be recognized alongside so…

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DRAG RACING

Why Is Drag Racing Called Drag Racing?

BY:  Jason Torchinsky I have a lot of respect for the sport of drag racing, partially because I believe there’s a lot more nuance and complexity to it than most people think, and also because I once almost crashed a dragster because I’m a moron. One thing I’ve never fully understood, though, is the name: why is called drag racing?…

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DRAG RACING

WILKERSON, SALINAS, BUTNER AND HECTOR JR. EARN PROVISIONAL NO. 1 QUALIFYING POSITIONS AT DENSO SPARK PLUGS NHRA FOUR-WIDE NATIONALS

·    Tim Wilkerson looks for first No. 1 qualifier in Funny Car since Bristol 2017 ·    Mike Salinas earns Top Fuel provisional No. 1 on Friday ·    Bo Butner looks for second Pro Stock No. 1 qualifying position of the season ·    Hector Arana Jr. searches for third career Pro Stock Motorcycle No. 1 qualifier at Las Vegas  LAS VEGAS…

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ISM

2020 NASCAR schedule released BY:  Shane Walters

The NASCAR championship finale is set to head to a short track for the 2020 racing season; Double-header race weekend announced The highly anticipated 2020 NASCAR schedule has just made it’s debut. Officials announced the upcoming schedule via a live broadcast on various channels. View the full 2020 NASCAR schedule below. The biggest change involves…

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MINUTIAE

iK9 Knows Hailie Deegan is Fur’real

  Global Leader in Canine Security Services and Training Backs Hailie Deegan’s Six-Race Campaign in 2019 ARCA Menards Series Will Serve as Primary Sponsor May 31 at Pocono, Associate Sponsor at All Other ARCA Races; iK9 Sponsorship Debuts with Deegan’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Race April 6 at Bristol iK9, a global leader in…

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DRAG RACING

RACING ON TV: WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

Where to find racing action, on TV and online  BY:  MIKE PRYSON   Email Racing on TV listings: SATURDAY, MARCH 16 — Formula 1 qualifying, Melbourne, Australia; 1:55 a.m., ESPN2 (L) — IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, Sebring, Fla.; 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., CNBC (L) — IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1…

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DRAG RACING

UTAH VOTES $5 MILLION TO RESTORE BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS

  Media contact: Louise Ann Noeth 805.312.0893 |  louise@savethesalt.org Salt Lake City, UT—Pop the champagne!  Rattle your salt shaker!  It’s time to celebrate!  The Utah State Legislature approved a $5 million appropriation to restore the Bonneville Salt Flats as part of the state budget. In the past few weeks, Utah legislators received upwards of 1,000 emails…

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