O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone is Epicenter of Fun for NASCAR Auto Club 400 weekend

FONTANA, Calif.  – Fans attending the NASCAR Auto Club 400 race weekend, March 17-20, at Auto Club Speedway will enjoy an array of activities planned in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone.

Race fans will have the opportunity to see their favorite NASCAR stars, enjoy live entertainment and take in all that Southern California’s premier motorsports facility has to offer.
Thursday, March 17
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.                      St. Paddy’s Day FanFest presented by Bubba Burger
Free Community event (no race ticket required)

5 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.                   The Relatives Perform
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.              Q&A – NASCAR Sprint Cup & Xfinity Series Drivers
7:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.              NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hauler Parade
7:30 p.m. –  8:30 p.m.             The Joshua Tree Performs (U2 Tribute Band)

Friday, March 18
9:40 am.                                  Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony – Kyle Busch, 2014 Auto Club 400 winner – outside Gate B
10:00 a.m.                               Gates open to ticket holders
1:00 p.m.                                 Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony – Brad Keselowski, 2015 Auto Club 400 race winner – outside Gate B
4:15 p.m.                                 NASCAR Xfinity Series Autograph Session – Main Stage

Saturday, March 19
8:00 a.m.                                  Gates open to ticket holders
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.                 The Aviators – Main Stage
9:00 a.m.                                 NonSense Motocross Exhibition
9:00 a.m.                                 Lucha Libre Wrestling – Viva La Fiesta Area
9:00 a.m.                                 Mariachi Los Reyes – Main Stage
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.             The DOSE – Main Stage
9:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.           Stage Games/Balloons at Lefty’s Fun Zone
9:30 a.m.& 11:00 a.m.            Q & A w/ Lefty at Lefty’s Fun Zone
10:30 a.m.                               Mariachi Los Reyes – Viva La Fiesta
10:40 a.m.                               NonSense Motocross Exhibition
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.          Bobby McClendon – Main Stage
11:00 a.m.                               Mariachi Los Reyes – Main Stage
11:15 a.m.                               Lucha Libre Wrestling Exhibition – Viva La Fiesta
12:30 p.m.                               NASCAR Xfinity Series 300 Race

Sunday, March 20
7:00 a.m.                                 Gates open to ticket holders
7:00 a.m. – 7:45a.m.               Sonrise Service with Switchfoot and NASCAR drivers Matt Kenseth and Trevor Bayne
8:30 am                                   Q & A w/ Lefty – Lefty’s Fun Zone
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.              Kevin Ortiz – Main Stage
9:00 a.m.                                 Mariachi Los Reyes – Main Stage
9:00 am                                   Driver Story Time with David Ragan – Lefty’s Fun Zone
9:30 a.m.                                Lucha Libre Wresting Exhibition with Blue Demon Jr – Viva La Fiesta
9:30 a.m.                                 Mariachi Los Reyes – Viva La Fiesta
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.         Switchfoot – Headliner – Main Stage
10:15 a.m.                               Stage Games/Balloons – Lefty’s Fun Zone
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.          Lucha Libre with Blue Demon Jr. – Viva La Fiesta
12:30 p.m.                               NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 Race

Fans attending can park free of charge, making race weekend an incredible value full of fun and entertainment. Fan Zone schedule is subject to change.

Race tickets start at $45. To purchase tickets to the NASCAR Auto Club 400 Weekend at Auto Club Speedway, call 1-800-944-RACE (7223) or purchase tickets online at www.autoclubspeedway.com.

About Auto Club Speedway:
Located 50 miles east of Los Angeles in Fontana, Auto Club Speedway is California’s premier motorsports facility, hosting over 320 days of track activity each year including the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 weekend March 18-20, 2016.  The two-mile D-shaped oval is one of the fastest tracks on the circuit.  The Speedway is also home to numerous movies, television and commercial productions, photo shoots, new car testing, club racing and a variety of racing schools. For more information on events at Auto Club Speedway call 1-800-944-RACE (7223) or visit www.autoclubspeedway.com.

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