Welcome to Auto Club Speedway
On behalf of Auto Club Speedway, we would like to welcome the media to Southern California’s premier motorsports facility. It remains our goal to make your job in covering the events here as easy and as pleasant as possible. Whether it's covering our NASCAR, INDYCAR or dragway events, our class-act staff will provide you with information and accommodations to make your job here unforgettable.
Media credentials are issued to working media only. All credentials are non-transferable, and any unauthorized use will subject the bearer to removal from the premises and confiscation of the credential. The credential building, which is located on the southwest side of the track near the tunnel entrance. All media must check in, with proper ID, at the credential building to acquire credential or access sticker(s).
Credentials are good for admittance to Auto Club Speedway, while special access stickers regulate the accessibility to a number of areas at the speedway, including Media Center (located on the front stretch near the pit area), Skybox Press Box (located above the grandstand), Terrace Suite Press Box (located above the Media Center and Victory Lane.
Photo credentials are issued in the same manner as other passes. A photographers media center is located on the front stretch near the pit area and is equipped with a dark room, phone lines and plenty of counter space for computers. All photographers will be issued a vest daily upon checking in at the photographer's media center. Photo vest must be worn at all times.
Auto Club Speedway's communications team handles all public relations, media relations, community affairs, and souvenir program publications. Our staff includes:
David Talley, Director of Communications
Joann D. Young, Manager of Communications
Frank Bachinski, Credentials Coordinator
Communications Department Phone Number: 909-429-5205/5206
Department Fax: 909-429-5299
Credential Office Phone (race weekend only): 909-429-5620
Credential Fax: 909-429-5621
Media Center Phone (race weekend only): 909-429-5970
Media Center Fax: 909-429-5975
Skybox Press Phone (race weekend only): 909-429-5222
Skybox Press Fax: 909-429-5223
Terrace Suite Press Phone (race weekend only): 909-429-8309
Terrace Suite Press Fax: 909-429-5479
A media only website is available for working media. For access, please contact the Auto Club Speedway Communications Department.