Media Advisory: Auto Club Speedway Teams With Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Auto Club Speedway

Dave Allen
Auto Club Speedway President

Dr. Richard Van Etten          
Director, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine and Biological Chemistry, University of California, Irvine

Evelyn Erives, KGGI 99.1 FM - Morning Radio Show Host and LLS Board Member

Press conference announcing a partnership between Auto Club Speedway and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Orange County Inland Empire Chapter.

Several new LLS events including Light The Night Walk at Auto Club Speedway are planned to bring thousands of people to together to help speed the development of cures and treatments for blood cancers including over the NASCAR Auto Club 400 race weekend, March 18-20, 2016.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 11 A.M.  – 12:30 p.m.
Press Conference: 11:15 a.m.
Lunch provided by BJ’s Restaurants and LLS Presentations: 11:45 a.m.

Auto Club Speedway
9300 Cherry Avenue, Fontana, CA 92335
800-944-RACE (7223)

Media will be directed to infield for press conference.

Media availability and photo opportunities with Dave Allen, Dr. Van Etten, Evelyn Erives, and survivors.

About Auto Club Speedway
Located 50 miles east of Los Angeles in Fontana, 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 – March 18-20, 2016.  The two-mile D-shaped oval is one of the fastest tracks on the NASCAR circuit.  The Speedway is also home to numerous movie, 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


About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care. Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit Patients should contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET.


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