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Phoenix International Raceway

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Much improved

Attended the spring NASCAR race at the ism raceway. The improvements to the track greatly enhanced... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Interesting novel experience

We were in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area over a long weekend. We had an open day and wanted to try a... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2019
San Mateo, California
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Since 1964, Phoenix International Raceway has been the premier motorsports venue in the Southwest. Founded as an open-wheel racing mecca, PIR was proud to host the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix Verizon IndyCar Series race under the...more
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7602 South Avondale Boulevard, Avondale, AZ 85323
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the spring NASCAR race at the ism raceway. The improvements to the track greatly enhanced the experience. All seats are now individual instead of bench seats. From our seats in sec154 row41 we could see the entire track. The jumbo tron was also easiky...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took spouse to see IK9 200 race at now the International Motor Speedway on Sat March 9, 2019. This was her first time to a NASCAR event. The good: free parking (yes its a bit of a walk (1/2 mile) but not a problem for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we came here to is m raceway this weekend to camp Friday Saturday and Sunday and to see the Sunday race. It was part of a special package that they sold us for the Boy Scouts. When we went up to eat this afternoon we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

We were in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area over a long weekend. We had an open day and wanted to try a novel event. We were virgin novices to speedway races. We bought tickets for great seats from a scalper in the parking lot. Since we didn’t...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank BillF698
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Let me tell you what their website doesn't, you have to pay just to go to the souvenir/food area which is on the outside part of the grandstands. NASCAR is doing enough to kill the sport and the tracks don't help. The track is clean...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Krista K
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Was at the track all three days for opening weekend of the new track. I was here a few years ago and the changes are impressive. Grandstand seating is very good, vendor area and infield track experience was first class. You felt like you were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Greg B
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Attended my first NASCAR race on Veterans Day Nov 11, 2018. What an experience! The facility is designed with fan comfort and enjoyment in mind. Free parking. I didn't mind the walk but I could see where it may be difficult for some. There are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank kathyp578
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Phoenix international Raceway, or PIR, is now ISM Raceway. After dumping millions of dollars into the facility, it is now a first class facility for the fans. If you were here before the upgrades, you'll really appreciate what they did. Much better seats, new and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rick C
Reviewed November 12, 2018

178 MILLION DOLLARS has transformed this race track from just a basic race facility to a World Class Entertainment Complex. Every improvement kept the fans in mind. They not only built all new grandstands with comfortable individual seating, but they moved them to the side...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed November 12, 2018

This was the first time I was out here and I enjoyed it. Nice facility with lots of fan favorite things to see and do. Lots of food choices and easy to move around. Parking was easy, but be prepared to walk good distances if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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DeDe P
January 26, 2019|
Response from Greg B | Reviewed this property |
I found Canyon Two, Sections 148-152 to be exciting. I have also sat in Section 115 - 120 in Canyon One to be good. You will have full sun in Canyon One where in Canyon Two you will get some shade if you are watching an... More
Susan H
February 27, 2018|
Response from SMCreo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We were there for the NASCAR race in November '17. I didn't notice any public transportation, but we had rented a car. There were some off site parking lots that appeared to have a bus to the race track. Traffic wasn't... More