Fans Invited To Join Daytona 500 Champion Jamie McMurray, To Celebrate “Auto Club Speedway Day In L.A.”

Fans invited to stop by City Hall, L.A. Live and King Taco to celebrate

Jamie McMurray

San Bernardino County, Calif. (Feb. 15, 2010) – Fans are invited to join Jamie McMurray, the Daytona 500 Champion and Auto Club Speedway as Los Angeles city officials proclaim  “Auto Club Speedway Day in L.A.” from the steps of L.A. City Hall on Thursday.

Auto Club Speedway Day in L.A. will start (approx. 11:00 a.m. PT) at Los Angeles City Hall (200 N. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA) where McMurray will be available for a fan Q & A before he and Gillian Zucker, President of Auto Club Speedway receive a proclamation from L.A. City officials declaring Thursday, Feb. 18 “Auto Club Speedway Day L.A.” throughout the city of Los Angeles.

Following the proclamation ceremony, McMurray will board a double-decker tour bus with an exclusive group of Auto Club Speedway season ticket holders on his tour of Los Angeles.  First stop (approx. 12:20 p.m. PT), the newest entertainment campus, L.A. Live (800 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA).  Here, McMurray will have a sit-down conversation on ESPN radio with two-time Los Angeles Lakers NBA Champion Mychal Thompson and his radio partner Andrew Siciliano.

McMurray will then travel to East Los Angeles to visit L.A.’s #1 favorite authentic Mexican food chain, King Taco.  At King Taco, (4504 E. 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA) he will enjoy a lunch and chat with fans and media (approx. 1:00 p.m. PT). 

Other stops and surprises are in the works and the tour will conclude with a return to L.A. City Hall.  Fans are invited to show up at any of the stops to show support for McMurray as he gets ready for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race – the Auto Club 500 at Auto Club Speedway.

To see McMurray race at Auto Club Speedway, fans can take advantage of many Auto Club 500 weekend ticket packages starting as low as $35 and fan hospitality packages to have breakfast with Dale Jr. or brunch with the “King” Richard Petty and so much more!

For more information or to purchase tickets call 800-944-RACE (7223), or visit

Be a part of history when Danica Patrick makes her West Coast NASCAR debut in the Stater Bros. 300 NNS event on Saturday, Feb. 20 for as low as $30.   Then come back for the West Coast Premiere of NASCAR – the Auto Club 500 NSCS event on Sunday, Feb. 21, for as low as $35, to witness four-time consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson attempt his record breaking fifth win at Auto Club Speedway.

With free admission for children 12 and under in effect for events on Friday and Saturday of race weekend, families experiencing Auto Club Speedway can also take advantage of free parking, bring in their own food, or partake in the unbelievable menu items on site as well as other cost-savings opportunities while enjoying a full weekend of entertainment and fun at the Speedway’s Opportunity, California FanZone.

For more information or to purchase tickets to the West Coast Premiere of NASCAR at Auto Club Speedway call 1-800-944-RACE (7223) or visit and be part of NASCAR history in Southern California.



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