Fontana, Calif.  (Oct. 17, 2016) – The Inland Empire’s largest Hispanic festival, Festival Cardenas, returns to Auto Club Speedway to offer the community a full day of live entertainment, food and festivities on Sunday, October 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hosted by Cardenas Markets, the popular music festival will be headlined performances by Larry Hernandez, Luis Coronel, Los Horoscopos De Durango, and Clave Nueva.  Every year, thousands of fans visit the speedway to sample some of the newest and best food offerings from brands like Cacique, Monster Energy, Goya, Jarritos and Bimbo Bakeries.

In addition to the food and live musical entertainment, fans will have the chance to take tram tours of the speedway offered in both English and Spanish languages and take selfies with the Auto Club Speedway Stock Car and Official Toyota Camry Pace Car. Lefty, the Speedway’s mascot, will also be making an appearance encouraging kids to participate in Lefty’s Reading Challenge.

“We feel that Cardenas Markets does a fantastic job at thanking their customers by putting on this great event.  We’re happy to be part of the festivities and look forward to helping host their event in the future,” said Dave Allen, President of Auto Club Speedway.

The annual festival attracts more than 40,000 attendees. Two FREE tickets to the event are available with the purchase of $50 or more in merchandise (excludes: liquor, tobacco, tax and CRV) at any Cardenas Markets, kids 10 and under are free.

For more information, visit or call 909-923-7426.


Cardenas Markets is a family owned business in operation since 1981 and headquartered in Ontario, California with 30 store locations in San Bernardino County, Imperial County, Riverside County, Los Angeles County and Las Vegas Nevada.

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 24-26, 2017. The two-mile D-shaped oval is one of the fastest tracks on the circuit.  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