Hank Baskett Named Honorary Starter for Royal Purple 300 at Auto Club Speedway
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. (March 23, 2012) - NFL and reality star Hank Baskett will serve as Honorary Starter for the Royal Purple 300 NNS race at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday, March 24.
As Honorary Starter, Baskett will wave the green flag to get the Royal Purple 300 underway. The event will be televised at 2 p.m. PT on ESPN.
Baskett, who has played for three NFL teams including the Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and Indianapolis Colts, is currently a free agent but he’s not lacking for work. Married to Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson since 2009, Basket has co-starred with his with his wife in the reality series “Kendra” on E! Just this week it was announced the show is moving to the WE network and will be called “Kendra On Top.” The couple have a son, Little Hank, born in December of 2009 and reside in Los Angeles.
To see Hank Baskett get racing underway at Auto Club Speedway or to purchase tickets to the Auto Club Speedway race weekend 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.