Slater’s 50/50 Burgers by Design Teams up with Lefty’s Reading Challenge

48 Hour Ticket Specials, Free Samples, Lefty’s Reading Challenge Fundraiser and more, all part of Auto Club Speedway and Slater’s 50/50 partnership


SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif.  (Sept. 17, 2013) – Auto Club Speedway and Slater’s 50/50 Burgers by Design are grilling up a partnership that race fans will surely enjoy! 

The delicious fun starts with Auto Club Speedway’s 48 Hour Ticket Special.  For every MAVTV 500 INDYCAR World Championships ticket purchased between Sept.18-20 race fans will receive a $10 Slater’s 50/50 Meal Pass (good at all Slater’s 50/50 locations: Anaheim Hills, Huntington Beach, Lake Forest, Pasadena, Rancho Cucamonga and San Diego).  For more information or to purchase MAVTV 500 tickets, click here.

During Lefty’s Track Day on Thursday, Oct. 3, Slater's 50/50 Burgers by Design will be onsite grilling samples of their signature 50/50 burgers - 50% ground bacon, 50% ground beef - for everyone to try! In addition to sampling Slater’s 50/50 burgers, this is the first time fans are able to drive on the track under the lights for just a $10 donation per vehicle! For $20 per person, race fans can also experience speeds over 100 mph with a ride in the official Speedway Pace Car. 

All proceeds from Lefty’s Track Day will benefit the Auto Club Speedway Foundation and The NASCAR Foundation which supports Lefty’s Reading Challenge, a program that encourages reading excellence from Southern California elementary school children and provides grants to school libraries. Click here for more information on Lefty’s Track Day.

Race fans can also support Lefty’s Reading Challenge by dining at Slater’s 50/50 on Tuesday, Oct. 15.  For every race fan that brings the attached flyer and dines at Slater’s 50/50 in Anaheim Hills or Rancho Cucamonga on Tuesday, Oct. 15, Slater’s 50/50 will donate 20% of their bill (excluding alcohol) to Lefty’s Reading Challenge. 

The delicious fun doesn’t stop there!  The first 50 Race fans that bring their MAVTV 500 INDYCAR World Championships ticket to Slater’s 50/50 in Rancho Cucamonga on Saturday, Oct. 26 for the Backyard Brewfest will receive a free Slater's 50/50 T-Shirt. Try exclusive beers you've never experienced before, meet the Slater's 50/50 Beermonger and sample some of Slater's specialty dishes. Find out more and purchase tickets for the Backyard Brewfest at!

For information on the MAVTV 500 INDYCAR World Championships at Auto Club Speedway call 800-944-RACE (7223), log on to or visit the Auto Club Speedway ticket office.  Tickets start as low as $30 and AAA members receive Show Your Card & Save discounts.


About Auto Club Speedway:  Located 50 miles east of Los Angeles in Fontana, California, Auto Club Speedway is California’s premier motorsports facility, hosting over 320 days of track activity each year including the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 weekend in March and the MAVTV 500 INDYCAR World Championships Finale weekend in October.  The two-mile D-shaped oval is one of the fastest tracks on the INDYCAR and NASCAR circuits.  The Speedway is also home to numerous movies, television and commercial productions, photo shoots, new car testing, club racing and a variety of racing schools. For more information on events at Auto Club Speedway call 1-800-944-RACE (7223) or visit .  For more information on event lodging, visit the Hilton Garden Inn, Fontana, the official hotel partner of Auto Club Speedway.

About Slater’s 50/50:  Southern California native and bacon aficionado, Slater’s 50/50 founder Scott Slater, started off his career in the restaurant industry with string of successful concessions stands. Inspired by his love of bacon, Slater set out to make his next endeavor one that would capture the essence of a great neighborhood eatery where he would like to frequent: home to good beer, great food and a bar staff that is never surly.  In 2009, Slater teamed up with college buddy and chef Brad Lyons to open the first Slater’s 50/50 in Anaheim Hills, California. Named after a Charger’s tailgate party dare to create an all-bacon burger, Scott and Brad’s creative juices flowed as they developed the restaurant’s namesake 50/50 patty which, alongside their larger-than-life burger creations, has taken Southern California by storm. In the past four years, subsequent locations have opened in San Diego, Huntington Beach, Pasadena, Lake Forest and Rancho Cucamonga, much to the delight of bacon, burger and beer worshipers everywhere.

About the Auto Club Speedway Lefty’s Kids Club:  Lefty’s Kids Club offers a free Green Flag membership for children 12 years old and under that offers children the exclusive opportunity to special events including free general admission seats on Friday and Saturday of NASCAR and INDYCAR weekends at Auto Club Speedway.  Not only will Lefty’s Kids Club members attending NASCAR and INDYCAR weekends at Auto Club Speedway enjoy world-class racing, but they’ll also experience fun filled Kids Club activities in the all new LEFTY’S Fun Zone. This new children’s area offers everything from hands on educational programs, to photo opportunities, to kid-favorite foods and many more activities.  For more information, visit or call 800-944-RACE (7223).


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