Bruce Jenner to Serve as Grand Marshal for Royal Purple 300 at Auto Club Speedway
TV personality, Olympic Medalist to give the most famous command in motorsports
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. (March 22, 2012) – Bruce Jenner, reality television star and U.S. Olympic Medalist will serve as Grand Marshal for NASCAR’s NNS Series race – the Royal Purple 300 – at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday, March 24. As Grand Marshal, Jenner will give the most famous command in racing, “Gentlemen, Start Your Engines.” The NASCAR NNS Royal Purple 300 will be televised at 2:30 p.m. PT on ESPN.
Jenner captivated audiences during the 1976 Olympic Games winning a Gold Medal in the Decathlon Event. He graced magazine covers, Wheaties boxes and was hailed as the World’s Greatest Athlete, yet it’s the story behind his continuing success that keeps him on the road as one of America’s best motivational speakers.
Working as an insurance salesmen during his training to starting and running his own aviation company, Bruce identifies with businessmen and sales corporations of all experience levels.
As Reality-TV’s favorite Dad, Bruce’s audience now extends to fans of America’s favorite reality E! Network hit show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.” With completion of the 6th season, Bruce tries to keep up with his family as they have become some of the most popular people in the industry.
When he isn’t busy with fathering his 10 kids, the Kardashian- Jenner family are quite the entrepreneurs. Bruce is involved in a variety of business ventures with the family, including their own production company, Jenner Communications.
Bruce has always been competitive. To field that competitive drive on a regular basis, Bruce is an avid golfer. When he isn’t busy being a father, running businesses or speaking around the country, you can find him on the golf course or flying motorized helicopters.
To see Bruce Jenner live at Auto Club Speedway, tickets to the Royal Purple 300 NNS race on Saturday, March 24 start as low as $30. For more information or to purchase tickets call 800-944-RACE (7223), log on to www.autoclubspeedway.com or visit the Auto Club Speedway ticket office.
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About Auto Club Speedway: Auto Club 400 tickets start at $30 and AAA members receive Show Your Card & Save discounts, including a special section with half-priced tickets for kids 12 and under. In addition to 5-wide racing, free parking, unbelievable menu items and a full weekend of entertainment, live music and fun await fans in the Speedway’s DiscoverIE FanZone. And don’t forget children 12 and under can sign up for the FREE Auto Club Speedway Lefty’s Kids Club membership to receive FREE admission on Friday and Saturday. 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.