The Auto Club 400 Weekend officially gets underway tomorrow when the annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hauler Parade makes its way through Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga and Fontana before ending at the Auto Club Speedway.
The nearly one-mile stretch of hauler trucks will leave Citizens Business Bank Arena at 6 p.m.
Paul Vincent Avila, the newest councilman, had a little fun recounting his experience in Ontario’s annual Reindeer Run /Walk at the Citizens Business Bank Arena and feature a 5K “Reindeer Run” on Dec. 8.
Avila, Mayor Paul Leon and Councilwoman Debra Dorst-Porada all participated in the run. According to Avila, he was quickly challenged by the mayor.
“When I was in the military I was their champion in the brigade, in long distance,” he recalled. “I wasn’t carrying this hardware I was carrying now.”
During the course of the race, Avila told those in attendance at the meeting Tuesday night that he was looking for the mayor because he wanted to beat him but he couldn’t find him. Continue reading