~Todd Hoffman Named Grand Marshal and Superfan Curtis Templeton Named Honorary Starter ~
FONTANA, Calif. (March 6, 2019) – Production Alliance Group will serve as the title sponsor for Auto Club Speedway’s NASCAR XFINITY Series 300 race on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The event, which will air on FS1 at 2PM (PT), will be known as the “Production Alliance Group 300.” The official race hashtag will be #PAG300.
Production Alliance Group is a world-wide premium live-event and creative development company based in Tustin, CA. Their passion for their craft has allowed them to work with top names and brands in both corporate and entertainment industries.
“Production Alliance Group has been involved with race weekend over the past couple of years, and we are excited this partnership has elevated to title sponsorship of the NASCAR XFINITY Series 300 race,” said Auto Club Speedway President Dave Allen. “We want to partner with companies that share the common goal of producing engaging and top-notch events for guests.”
Production Alliance Group’s television company, 3rd Rail Productions, produces original content and just launched its latest reality show about iconic films from the 70s, 80s and 90s called Beyond the Backlot on YouTube and Facebook Watch. Together, both companies create experiences that move and impressions that last.
Television star and producer, Todd Hoffman, will serve as Honorary Starter for the Production Alliance Group 300 on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Hoffman star and creator of Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush, now serves as executive producer on original content for ZUM Media.
“I love NASCAR! What an awesome opportunity to stand in front of such great fans and wave the flag that gets the engines roaring and feel the rumble!” said Todd Hoffman.
Todd Hoffman is excited to team up with Production Alliance Group and kick off the race with the green flag and race into another year of amazing adventures.
Superfan Curtis Templeton, host of the new YouTube and Facebook Watch show Beyond the Backlot, has been named Grand Marshal and will give the command for “Drivers, Start Your Engines,” on March 16, 2019 for the Production Alliance Group 300 race.
Beyond the Backlot, is made by fans for the fans, focusing on movie nostalgia from the 70s, 80s, and 90s, explores real life locations and sits down with filmmakers and stars from films such as The Goonies, Back to the Future, Jaws, Sandlot, and more!
“Ferris Bueller said it best; if you had access to a car like this, would you take it back right away? Neither would I. For me, it’s always been about movies and fast cars. I’m so excited to be Grand Marshal and start the show!” said Curtis Templeton.
With a race ticket, fans get access to the O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone for driver appearances, live music performances, autograph sessions, Monster Energy Smoke Show, Viva La Fiesta Zone, Lefty’s Fun Zone, sponsor activations and other family fun.
General admission tickets start at $35.00 and Kids 12 and under are free with Lefty’s Kids Club Membership to attend the NASCAR XFINITY Series Production Alliance Group 300 race.
Purchase online at www.autoclubspeedway.com, call 800-944-7223 or visit the Auto Club Speedway Ticket Office at 9300 Cherry Avenue, Fontana.
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 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 weekend – March 15-17, 2019. 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 www.autoclubspeedway.com