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PIR Upgrade Could Raise Profile Of Valley's Expanding Sports Scene

Published: Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 4:20pm
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This week, Phoenix International Raceway announced details of $178 million in planned upgrades to the 52-year-old Avondale facility that hosts both NASCAR and Indy Car events.

The improvements are expected to be completed by the fall of next year. We find out why the raceway’s parent company is making this large investment and how it could raise the profile of the Valley’s ever-expanding sports scene.

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