Events 500 Race Weekend

Phoenix, get ready to start your engines as NASCAR takes over the Phoenix International Raceway, 7602 South Avondale Boulevard in Tolleson, the weekend of Friday, March 13. Whether you’re going all out and camping in an RV or bringing your lawn chairs and blankets to take over a spot on the Hillside, racing fans won’t want to miss the kick off day to the 500 Race Weekend. While there are practice races throughout the day, the real action starts Friday night at 7 p.m. with the Toyota 120. General admission tickets start at $20 for adults and can be purchased by calling 1-866-408-7223 or through the PIR website. For more information, including a schedule for the entire weekend, visit

Fri., March 13, 7 p.m., 2015
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