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Fast Facts About ISM Raceway

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Fast Facts About ISM Raceway

Check out some facts about ISM Raceway, formerly known as the Phoenix International Raceway, and home to the Can-Am 500 NASCAR Cup Series Semi-Final Playoff Race.

Curious about how ISM Raceway (formerly known as the Phoenix International Raceway) first started earning its reputation as a one-mile desert oval that challenges drivers and delights audiences nationwide? It all started in the year 1964. Learn more about how this “Jewel of the Desert” and “Hot Mile” track near Phoenix has been creating fantastic race history for over 54 years.

ISM Raceway infographic featuring various statistics about the history and logistics of this racetrack.

Now that you’re up to speed on the history of ISM Raceway, are you ready to experience it firsthand at an upcoming race? If so, check out our helpful guide to the Phoenix area to learn about what local attractions and activities await you.