Auto Club Speedway Plays Host to NBC Hit Show "The Biggest Loser"
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. (March 17, 2009) – NBC’s hit show “The Biggest Loser” showed up at Southern California’s “Biggest Speedway” – Auto Club Speedway recently and got a little help on track from someone familiar with speedways.
NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer was on set, invited to have a special part in the episode through his primary Sprint Cup sponsor General Mills. The Auto Club Speedway taping of the show will air March 24 at 8 p.m. on NBC.
“With a new sponsor like General Mills, a lot of opportunities are going to present itself,” said Bowyer of the show which challenges and encourages overweight contestants to shed pounds in a safe and recommended manner through comprehensive diet and exercise. “Being on the set of ‘The Biggest Loser’ really opens your eyes to how big this show really is. It’s a great honor to be here and see the sacrifices these guys have to go through to be part of this.”
Bowyer will return to Auto Club Speedway when the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup races to Auto Club Speedway for its inaugural debut in California on October 11, 2009 for the Pepsi 500. To purchase tickets for the Pepsi 500 weekend call 800-944-RACE (7223), or visit the new www.autoclubspeedway.com for more information.