Monday, March 13, 2017

Travel Tips: Phoenix International Raceway –March 17-19, 2017

credit: NASCAR Media
The fourth race of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season and the second race of the “Western swing” is this weekend’s Camping World 500 at Phoenix International Raceway in Arizona. The race weekend, Friday through Sunday, March 17-19, also features the Xfinity Series.

The Budweiser ROLL-BAR, one of PIR’s fan hospitality areas, is located behind the Bobby Allison Grandstands and hosts appearances by NASCAR drivers and personalities, in addition to live entertainment, a game area, catered meals, drink vouchers and more. Currently scheduled to appear at the ROLL-BAR on Sunday (subject to change) are Ruben Garcia (8:45 a.m. MT), Michael McDowell (9 a.m. MT), Daniel Suarez (9:15 a.m. MT), Kevin Harvick (9:30 a.m. MT), Jimmie Johnson (9:45 a.m. MT) and Jeffrey Earnhardt (10 a.m. MT). Find out more about the ROLL-BAR here.

Key on-track times:

Friday, March 17
  • Xfinity Series practice – 10 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. MT
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 11 a.m. MT
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying – 4:45 p.m. MT
Saturday, March 18
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 9 and 11:30 a.m. MT
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 10:05 a.m. MT
  • Xfinity Series DC Solar 200 – 1 p.m. MT
Sunday, March 19
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 500– 12:30 p.m. MT
A list of race day FAQs and their answers can be found here.

Purchase tickets and get more information about the weekend at


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