For Immediate Release:
October 9, 2012
Jenn Jepson, Manager of Communications



(PHOENIX, Ariz.) – Phoenix International Raceway announced today that tickets for the 2013 season are now available for purchase. Following the prestigious Daytona 500, PIR’s March 1-3 SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ event weekend is the first of two appearances for NASCAR’s top series at the famed one-mile oval. As the only facility in the west with twp Sprint Cup series events, PIR will host the first and last appearances on the west coast for NASCAR’s top series. 

PIR will host a total of eight races in 2013, including two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, two NASCAR Nationwide Series races, one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, two NASCAR K&N Pro Series West races and the inaugural NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series race. 

The same great individual pricing options are still available for both 2013 race weekends with Sprint Cup tickets starting at just $25, Nationwide Series for $15, Camping World Truck Series for $7 and the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series for $20. Free daily on-site parking, combined with regular tram service, live music entertainment and interactive fun throughout PIR’s Midway delivers fans the “best value in NASCAR.”

 Fans will receive extra savings by purchasing tickets for the 2013 SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ early. The value pricing period takes place now through December 31, 2012. Regular pricing will begin on Jan. 1 and run through the start of the event weekend.

 Season tickets will remain at the same low price as last season, with packages starting at $99. By purchasing a season ticket, buyers will receive significant savings over the regular ticket prices along with all the benefits that come with being season ticket holder- fan appreciation events, the option to purchase additional seats at season prices, first opportunity to upgrade seats and a dedicated phone line to a PIR Customer Relationship Manager.

 The SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ will kick off PIR’s 2013 event season, featuring races in NASCAR’s three top series. The SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race will take place Sunday, March 3. The event weekend will also feature the Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series and Talking Stick 50 K&N Pro Series- West races on Saturday, March 2, as well as the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series 75 on Friday, March 1.

 NASCAR returns to Phoenix for its traditional fall weekend in November, featuring the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series semi-final race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup – the AdvoCare 500 – on Sunday, Nov. 10. The AdvoCare 500 event weekend will also feature the Great Clips 200 Nationwide Series race, the Lucas Oil 150 Camping World Truck race and the K&N Pro Series- West Championship race.

 About Phoenix International Raceway

Since 1964, Phoenix International Raceway has served race fans as the premier motorsports venue in the Southwest. Watch the Semi-Final Race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at PIR on Sunday, Nov. 11. Tickets for the entire Nov. 8-11 NASCAR event weekend at Phoenix International Raceway can be purchased online at or by calling 1-866-408-RACE (7223). For more information, visit, and

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