Avondale, AZ 85323
Progressive 10-11 degree banking in turns 1 and 2
Progressive 8-9 degree banking in turns 3 and 4.
Important Track Dates:
1988: First NASCAR Race
1988: Phoenix sees first ever "polish victory lap"
2005: Two Sprint Cup Races
2005: Spring race becomes first night NASCAR race at the track
2011: Track Reconfigured with Progressive Banking, wider frontstretch, tighter "kink"
First NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Winner:
These challenging specs means that your car has to handle well in order to survive a long 500 kilometer race there.
Phoenix International Raceway burst on the NASCAR scene in 1988 as Alan Kulwicki won the first race of his career and did his famous "Polish Victory Lap" for the first time.