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Post Last Modified – February 03, 2024 ¦

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Phoenix International Raceway Camping For Everyone

If you’re heading for a major race event at 🏁 PIR, then be sure to check out the … 

🏕 Phoenix International Raceway Camping, 🏕

facilities set up for race fans.  

Phoenix, the 🏜 Land of Sun, is an ideal destination to attend a weekend of exciting auto racing!

You are almost guaranteed beautiful ☀ sunshine, warm temperatures and a thrilling weekend of racing. If you and your family have not been to a 🏁 NASCAR Race yet,  then it’s definitely an event worth checking out.

You can pack up the 🚌 RV and camp right at this amazing race track. You don’t know what you’re missing, until you actually experience this type of sporting event in person. Check out this older, but very cool short 📹 video clip, giving you an idea of just what to expect at the races.

Phoenix Raceway Good Sam 500 – YouTube Video


Phoenix Speedway is located in 🌵 Avondale, Arizona. The race track is easily accessible and located within 20 miles west of downtown Phoenix. 
It is situated in a beautiful setting, surrounded by the nearby 🌄 Estralla Mountains.

What other race track in the country is surrounded by beautiful 🏜 cactus and gentle rolling hills?

PIR is a perfect one-mile, low banked, tri-oval race track. It’s not too big and not too small. Fans get to experience the sounds and thrills of stock car racing up close!

One of the great things about attending a race in Arizona, is the likelihood of getting 🌧 rained out is very slim, in this hot and sunny State. You are almost guaranteed beautiful 🌞 sunshine each visit! 🙂

Our family have been coming to and 🏕 camping at these race events here for many years. We travel all the way from …

🍁 British Columbia Canada. 🍁

Phoenix averages 85% annual sunshine, with as little as 8 inches rainfall annually.

Catch An Exciting Race Event At Phoenix Raceway

Night Setting In At PIR (Old Photograph)

Phoenix International Raceway NASCAR Events (PIR)

If you choose to; 🚗 drive, 🛬 fly or take your 🚌 recreational vehicle to the track, it’s very easy to get to either way, and there are plenty of places to stay as well!

There are great; 🏨 hotels, motels and recreational vehicle parks, all within a short distance from the race track.

Enjoy Camping Right At The Track

Thousands of Campers at PIR

Camping at Phoenix Raceway

The facilities are ideal, from rustic ⛺ camping sites, paved camping stalls, to first class reserved sites with complete hook ups right at track side. This race track has it all! 

You can camp for a full seven days in either reserved or unreserved camping spaces, inside or just outside the race track for very reasonable prices.

What a bargain! 💰

Other than the few premier track side sites, these are dry camping sites, so your unit must be self-contained. Propane, water and waste dumping services are available for a 💵 fee, should you require these extra services during your stay.

There are plenty of on site🚻 portable toilets to use if needed, as well.:)

Phoenix International Raceway Camping Map

Phoenix International Raceway Camping Map

This map just gives you an idea of the size and choices for camping out at PIR. 
From more rustic camping, to first class parking spaces for your camper or motorhome, the choice is yours and the facilities are excellent!

Special Note

The track now has a limited number of {⛺ Glamping Tents} available for rent. Check out the tracks website for those wishing to rent a recreational vehicle for race weekend events. T
here’s also free 📶 wi-fi for use in the common areas of the track for your convenience.

Grocery Market at PIR

Phoenix Raceway Grocery

So you can pick your campsite, purchase 🍩 groceries at the track and enjoy your weekend!

💰 Prices in the grocery are as competitive as if you were shopping in town, all for the convenience of race fans at PIR.  

🏕 This is great for us campers!


As it has been a few seasons now since we last camped at the track, I am not sure if a grocery outlet is still available for campers.
If you have an update on this, please do send me an email and I will be sure to update this for everyone.

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Safeway at PIR

Safeway had taken over providing grocery items for race fans in recent years.

Update 2024

It was announced that {Walmart} will be the grocery provider starting in the 2023 season.
They are located in the campground area and will open for the Spring race weekend.

Great news for campers!

Courtesy Shuttle Trams For Campers

As well, there are continuous courtesy shuttle 🚍buses to taxi you from your campsite to the main gates of the race track.
There’s also a number of golf carts available to shuttle you for a small gratuity. 

Another bonus and added great feature for campers, is the complimentary 🚿 shower trailers provided for the entire weekend.
These conveniences are so great, that the facility provides for the thousands of campers attending the races each year!

Nascar Premier Series Set to Test the Track

Nascar Racing Phoenix Arizona

PIR Hosts Two Premier NASCAR Events Each Year

In addition to the two premier races held each year, the race track holds other great race events throughout the season.

ISM Raceway logo

Phoenix International Raceway had officially changed their name to ISM Raceway a few seasons ago, along with their new look and new track configuration.
The race track looks outstanding. What a great job they’ve done with the entire facility!

For complete race and detailed track information, be sure to their official website at …

🌵  Phoenix Raceway.

🗺 Be sure to check out the {Google Map} box at the bottom of this post for the tracks exact location. 🗺

Previous Phoenix International Raceway Seating View

Phoenix International Raceway Map

The picture above give you a general idea of the layout of the race track and where the grandstands are situated.
Choose where you would like to seat and book that ticket for the next race!

Phoenix Raceway Newsletter

I would also recommend signing up for Phoenix Raceways periodic 📧 email newsletter. 

The track will send you the occasional 📰 newsletter that’s filled with up to date news, upcoming events and much more.
They will also notify you when 🎫 ticket sales become available for each event. 🙂

“Family Fun at Phoenix Raceway!”

Phoenix International Raceway

This area is a great place to visit anytime of the year!

Previous Phoenix International Raceway Seating Chart

Phoenix International Raceway Seating Chart

I have also included a map above showing the grandstand seating around the race track.

ISM Raceway New Track Layout

ISM Raceway Seating Chart

Track Updated

We attended the November 2019 NASCAR weekend race event and as the new {ISM Raceway}.
The grandstands and new track layout is excellent!

ISM Racway NASCAR Race

What a wonderful job they have done with this facility!

Safe Travels & See You At The Track!

PIR Celebrated 50 Years in 2014

Phoenix International Raceway 2014Phoenix Raceway 50 Year Anniversary

 Update 2020

Fans were excited to hear the track has returned to its original name {🏁 Phoenix Raceway}. Check out their newest logo below.
In 2020, Phoenix Raceway hosted their inaugural; Championship race weekend!

Final Thoughts Banner

My brother and I ✈ flew down from 🍁 BC, Canada for the 2021 Championship Race Weekend that was held; November 05-07, 2021. What a fabulous race weekend it was, with 4 great races!

My only complaint was the price of 🍺 beer – holy crap!! Especially converted from 💵 Canadian to U.S. dollars. Yikes!

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2024 Season Update

The first premier NASCAR race weekend event for 2024 will be held on March 08th-10th, with 3 great races throughout the weekend.

I attended this Spring race weekend for the first time. The 3 race weekend event was outstanding!
Since 1995, we’ve always attended the Fall races.

The {NASCAR Cup Championship Weekend} will be held; November 08rd-10th, 2024.

Phoenix Raceway Logo 2020

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It’s been a few seasons since we’ve camped at the track, so if you have any new information to add, please do {📧 Contact Me} and I will be sure to update any new information for others to see.
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✨   Did You Know …

“The First NASCAR Competition Race Held Outside Of The United States Was In Canada Back In 1952.”

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