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Julie Giese will be the Grand Marshal for Saturday night's festivities at Tucson Speedway. (ISM Raceway)

ISM Raceway President Julie Giese To Serve as Grand Marshal for NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Event at Tucson Speedway

PHOENIX — ISM Raceway President Julie Giese will be on hand at Tucson Speedway this Saturday to give the command for drivers to start their engines prior to the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Port of Tucson Twin 100s. The races will be the third and fourth events of the 2019 season for NASCAR’s top developmental series.

“I am honored to serve as Grand Marshal at Tucson Speedway this weekend,” said Giese. “I’m a big
supporter of the K&N Pro Series West and enjoy watching the future stars of our sport compete at this level. Grassroots racing is important all of us at ISM Raceway, and I look forward to seeing the series
again when we host their championship race in November.”

For the second year in a row, Tucson Speedway will host twin 100-lap races for the series this Saturday, May 11. The first race will begin at 7:00 p.m. and the second is scheduled for 9:30 p.m.

The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West will return to Arizona when ISM Raceway hosts the 2019
championship race on Saturday, November 9. The event will be part of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Semifinal Weekend, featuring four races in three days.

About ISM Raceway

Home to the 2020 NASCAR Championship Weekend, ISM Raceway has been the premier motorsports
venue in the Southwest since 1964. As part of a $178 million modernization project, the track officially
became ISM Raceway in 2018 as a result of a naming rights partnership with ISM Connect, a pioneer in smart venue technology bringing the digital fan engagement experience to Phoenix. Phoenix hosts two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekends each year. The 2019 season at ISM Raceway began with the TicketGuardian 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race weekend on March 8, 9 and 10. The 2019 ISM Raceway schedule is anchored on Nov. 8, 9 and 10 with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Semifinal Playoff Weekend after which the field is reduced to the final four championship contenders. For more information, visit www.ISMRaceway.com.