ISM Raceway project now underway, redesigned infield to open late 2018

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ISM Raceway has officially started its infield renovation with a bang, after a wrecking ball demolished the 6,000-square foot media center this morning. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) ISM Raceway has officially started its infield renovation with a bang, after a wrecking ball demolished the 6,000-square foot media center this morning. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
The 31-year-old media center will quadruple in size, expanding to 24,000-square feet, giving reporters, photographers and public relations representatives 201 work stations to use. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) The 31-year-old media center will quadruple in size, expanding to 24,000-square feet, giving reporters, photographers and public relations representatives 201 work stations to use. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

ISM Raceway has officially started its infield renovation with a bang after a wrecking ball demolished the 6,000-square foot media center Monday morning.

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The 31-year-old media center will quadruple in size, expanding to 24,000-square feet, giving reporters, photographers and public relations representatives 201 workstations to use.

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Along with this, the new-and-improved space will have five interview rooms, a conference room and a 1,300-square foot lounge with a kitchen.

It will also have 11 garage offices for drivers' meetings in a 4,000-square foot space with large windows, where fans can get an up-close look.

The media center is a key part of the ISM Raceway Project to redesign the infield of the track entirely. The completed project is expected to better accommodate media, partners and fans, giving them a close look at their favorite drivers. 

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