Paducah International Raceway

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Paducah International Raceway
PIR
Location 4445 Shemwell Lane Paducah, KY
Time zone Central Time Zone
Coordinates 36°58′08″N 88°33′32″W / 36.969°N 88.5589°W / 36.969; -88.5589Coordinates: 36°58′08″N 88°33′32″W / 36.969°N 88.5589°W / 36.969; -88.5589
Owner Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Ken Schrader, Bob Sargent, Tony Stewart
Opened 1972
Major events USA World 50, ATV Nationals, UMP Dirt Car Summer Nationals
Oval
Surface Clay
Length 3/8 mi (6/10 km)
Turns 4

Paducah International Raceway (PIR) is located in Paducah, Kentucky, built in 1972. It is a 3/8 mile, clay oval track. UMP Super Late Models, CARS Crate Late Models, UMP Open Wheel Modified, UMP Pure Streets, Warrior, and Mini Sprints have raced at PIR. PIR also hosted Demolition Derby events. The track closed in September 2016. Future plans are unknown at this time.

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