About the track
ISM Raceway is a one-mile, low-banked tri-oval race track located in Avondale, Arizona, just outside of Phoenix. Opened in 1964 with a currently-estimated grandstand seating capacity of around 67,000. Lights were installed around the track in 2004. One of the signature features of the is the "dogleg" at the exit of Turn 2, to which in 2019 will see the start-finish line moved to the "dogleg". A.J. Foyt won the track's first oval race, a 100-mile USAC event at an average speed of 107.536 mph.