FONTANA, Calif. (March 6, 2017) – Auto Club Speedway announced today that Kaitlin Olson, star of FOX’s hit comedy, THE MICK, will be behind the wheel of the Official NASCAR 2017 Toyota Camry Pace Car as she leads the field before the start of the Auto Club 400 airing Sunday, March 26, at 12:30 p.m. PT/3:30 p.m. ET, on FOX.
As the official pace car driver, Olson will lead the top Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers to the green flag to kick off the Auto Club 400.
THE MICK, airing Tuesdays (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX and has been renewed for a second season. Olson also stars on the critically acclaimed cult hit “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” which entered its 11th season in January 2016. Additionally, Olson was seen in Pixar Animation’s “Finding Dory,” in which she voiced the role of “Destiny,” a whale shark that taught “Dory” to speak whale.
Olson also appeared in FOX’s hit feature comedy, “The Heat,” opposite Melissa McCarthy and Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock, and directed by Paul Feig. Additional feature credits include Universal’s romantic comedy, “Leap Year,” with five-time Academy Award nominee Amy Adams; and the festival darling “Weather Girl,” alongside Jane Lynch and Mark Harmon.
To see Olson during pre-race ceremonies and drive the Toyota Camry Pace Car, purchase tickets by calling 800-944-RACE (7223) or visit www.autoclubspeedway.com. (Story and Photo Courtesy ACS)