Phoenix International Raceway, also known as
PIR, is a one-mile, low-banked tri-oval race track located in
Avondale, Arizona. The track opened in 1964 and currently hosts two
NASCAR race weekends annually. PIR has also hosted the Indycar Series,
CART, USAC and the Rolex Sports Car Series. The raceway is currently
owned and operated by International Speedway Corporation.
Location: 7602 S Avondale Boulevard, Avondale, Arizona 85323
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The raceway was originally constructed with a 2.5 miles road course
that ran both inside and outside of the main tri-oval. In 1991 the
track was reconfigured with the current 1.51 miles interior layout. PIR has an estimated grandstand seating capacity of around 67,000. Lights were installed around the track in 2004 following the addition
of a second annual NASCAR race weekend.
The Grilled Green Chile
Phoenix Raceway Tailgate Menu
Chile Steak - Santa Fe Style
Ingredients: Sauce: olive oil, medium onion (finely chopped), cans
chopped green chiles, (4 ounces), Mexico oregano, cilantro, ground pepper,
and Chipotle sauce. Large mushrooms, butter, (about 8 ounces each) sirloin
steaks (also 2 16 ounces steaks are fine, just cut in half), and Kosher
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and Avocado Salsa
Ingredients: can (15 ounces) black beans, medium oranges, peeled,
medium ripe avocado, Roasted Garlic & Bell Pepper Seasoning
Blend, orange juice, and Ground Cumin.
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Beans w/Green Chiles
Ingredients: dried navy beans, pinto beans, bacon slices, medium
onion, brown sugar (packed), molasses, salt, prepared mustard, pepper, and
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Ingredients: all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, ground
cinnamon, eggs, sugar, vegetable oil, vanilla, apples, and pecans. Lemon
Glaze: confectioners� sugar, milk, and lemon juice.
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Pass Spiced Apple Cider
Ingredients: apple cider, brown sugar, whole allspice, whole cloves,
cinnamon sticks, thin slices gingerroot, Orange, and raisins.
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