Gayle Anderson was live in Fontana where the world’s fastest drivers return to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana for the annual MAVTV 500 Verizon INDYCAR Series to race on one of the fastest tracks on the INDYCAR circuit. Qualifying Day is TODAY, Friday. Race Day is SATURDAY, June 27th at 1:30 p.m. P.T.
The Verizon INDYCAR Series is the premier open-wheel series in North America, competing on a challenging combination of superspeedways, short ovals, permanent road courses and temporary street circuits. In 2015, the Verizon IndyCar Series will conduct races in the United States and Canada and all its events are available in high-definition worldwide through comprehensive, long-term agreements with ABC, NBCSN, ESPN International, Rogers Sportsnet and TV Bandeirantes. The Verizon IndyCar Series continues to be the fastest, most diverse and most competitive racing series that features an international cast of star drivers and venues. A leader in motorsports technology, the Verizon IndyCar Series will utilize aerodynamic bodywork kits supplied by corresponding engine manufacturers Chevrolet and Honda beginning in 2015. For more information about the Verizon IndyCar Series, click HERE.
The world’s speed record for the fastest lap of over 241 miles an hour was set in 2000 and still stands today at Auto Club Speedway.
Fans attending the race will enjoy an action-packed day of racing, live entertainment and family-friendly activities.Tickets start at $20 on Qualifying Day and at $35 on Race Day. Children 12 and under are admitted FREE with a FREE Lefty’s Kids Club membership*. Parking is FREE. To purchase tickets, call (800) 944-RACE (7223) or buy them online
* Sign up for Lefty’s Kids Club online
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 August. 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 click HERE.
Qualifying Day: Friday, June 26th
Race Day: Saturday, June 27th, 1:30 p.m. PT
INDYCAR MAVTV 500
Auto Club Speedway
9300 Cherry Avenue
Fontana, CA 92335