Auto Club Speedway Salutes Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement Appreciation ticket package to benefit National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. (Feb. 10, 2012) – Auto Club Speedway and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and have teamed up to offer all law enforcement officers, employees, friends and families a full day of NASCAR racing while honoring officers that have lost their lives in the line of duty.
A special Law Enforcement Appreciation ticket package for the March 25th Auto Club 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway is available to all law enforcement officers, employees and their friends and families. For every Law Enforcement Appreciation ticket sold, $10 will be donated to the Memorial Fund, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C.
"This is a great opportunity for the law enforcement community to get together and have some fun, while also remembering those officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty," said Craig W. Floyd, Chairman and CEO of the Memorial Fund. "We're thrilled to partner with the Auto Club Speedway to offer this special package to the law enforcement community. It should be a great day of camaraderie and entertainment for law enforcement professionals and those who support them."
The Memorial Fund’s mission is to generate increased public support for the law enforcement profession by permanently recording and appropriately commemorating the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers, and to provide information that will help promote law enforcement safety.
The Law Enforcement Appreciation ticket package is just $59 (a $109 value) and includes:
• Reserved Grandstand Ticket rows 1-14 (upgrade available)
• Pre-Race Pit Pass
• $10 donation to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
• A special edition NLEOMF Challenge Coin
In addition to the Law Enforcement Appreciation ticket package, Auto Club Speedway offers free parking and allows fans to bring in their own food, making race weekend an incredible value full of fun and entertainment.
To purchase this special offer, visit www.autoclubspeedway.com/law, visit the Auto Club Speedway Ticket office at 9300 Cherry Ave., Fontana, CA 92335 or call (888) 849-RACE (7223). This package expires on March 16.
About the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund: Established in 1984, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is a private non-profit organization dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of America's law enforcement officers and to promoting officer safety. The Memorial Fund maintains the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC, which contains the names of 19,298 officers who have died in the line of duty throughout U.S. history. The Memorial Fund is now working to create the National Law Enforcement Museum, which will tell the story of law enforcement through high-tech, interactive exhibitions, historical artifacts and extensive educational programming. For more information, visit www.LawMemorial.org.
About Auto Club Speedway: Auto Club Speedway, is a two-mile oval located in Fontana, California and is home to a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race each March. The track also hosts the IZOD IndyCar Series, Historic Sports Car Festival, NHRA drag racing on the track’s Auto Club Dragway, and community events including Red White & Cruise, the annual Fourth of July celebration. In addition to auto racing and community events, the Speedway is home to numerous movies, television and commercial productions, photo shoots, new car testing, club racing and a variety of racing schools. The track is active for more than 320 days every year.
Tickets to NASCAR and INDYCAR Weekend at Auto Club Speedway are on-sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 1-800-944-RACE (7223) or visit www.autoclubspeedway.com. For more information on event lodging, visit the Hilton Garden Inn, Fontana, the official hotel partner of Auto Club Speedway and Auto Club Dragway.