Fans can kick off one of the Phoenix area's biggest party weekends by celebrating the start of the 2012 NASCAR season and the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway's annual Night of Champions charity event. Festivities begin March 1 at 7 p.m. at Frank & Albert's, located at the Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E. Missouri Ave.

Fine food and friendly people will highlight the night in which attendees will mingle with celebrity guests. Tickets can be purchased at

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