Auto Club Speedway announces WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio, as the Honorary Pace Car Driver for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 race at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday, March 17. The WWE Superstar is hopping out of the ring to get behind the wheel of the Official NASCAR 2019 Toyota Supra Pace Car where he will lead the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers before the start of the Auto Club 400 at 12:30 p.m. PT/3:30 p.m. ET, televised on FOX.
New this year, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will line up for a “Five Wide Salute” during the pace laps to pay homage to Saturday night short tracks and to celebrate Auto Club Speedway’s signature racing style of flat out and five wide.
The San Diego native is known for his high-flying style and signature masked look, which has made him one of the well-known and beloved competitors of all-time.
Mysterio is one of the most decorated Superstars in history, becoming a Triple Crown Champion in 2011. Mysterio has won the WWE Championship, World Heavyweight Championship (2x), Intercontinental Championship (2x), Cruiserweight Championship (3x) and Tag Team Championships (4x) during his illustrious career. He also won the Royal Rumble in 2006.
With a race ticket and pre-race pit pass, fans will be able to see Rey Mysterio participate in the pre-race ceremonies, and will also receive access to the O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone featuring live entertainment, NASCAR driver appearances, Monster Energy Smoke Shows, Lefty’s Fun Zone, celebrity appearances and motorsport displays.
To purchase tickets to Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Club 400 race, call 800-944-RACE (7223), log on towww.autoclubspeedway.com, or visit the Auto Club Speedway ticket office at 9300 Cherry Avenue, Fontana.
Auto Club Speedway PR