Reality television star and U.S. Olympic Medalist Bruce Jenner will serve as Grand Marshal for Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series Royal Purple 300 at Auto Club Speedway. As Grand Marshal, Jenner will give the most famous command in racing, “Gentlemen, Start Your Engines.”
Jenner captivated audiences during the
1976 Olympic Games, winning a Gold Medal in the Decathlon event. He graced
magazine covers, Wheaties boxes and was hailed as the World’s Greatest
Athlete, yet it’s the story behind his continuing success that keeps him on the
road as one of America’s best motivational speakers. After working as an
insurance salesman during his Olympic training, then starting and running his
own aviation company, Jenner now speaks to businessmen and sales corporations
of all experience levels.
reality TV’s favorite dad, Jenner’s audience now extends to fans of the E!
Network hit show, “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.” Having recently completed the
sixth season of the show, the father of 10 oversees a Kardashian-Jenner family that
features a number of entrepreneurs. Jenner himself is involved in a variety of
business ventures, including his own production company, Jenner Communications.
He is an avid golfer, and spends much of his leisure time on the golf course or
flying motorized helicopters.
to the Royal Purple 300 start as low as
$30. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call 800-944-RACE
(7223), log on towww.autoclubspeedway.com or visit the Auto
Club Speedway ticket office.