SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (Aug. 25, 2011) – The celebrities have been announced for the celebrity autograph session at the 22nd Annual Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous®, being held September 15 – 18, 2011.
On Saturday, September 17, 2011 Luc Robitaille, National Hockey League Hall of Famer and Tanner Foust, the professional racing and stunt driver will be signing autographs at the Stater Bros. Court St. Stage from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
During Luc Robitaille’s 19-season National Hockey League career, he won a Stanley Cup in 2001-02 with the Detroit Red Wings. He has played with the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers, but is most known for his fourteen seasons with the Los Angeles Kings. He retired after the 2005-06 season as the highest-scoring left winger in NHL history.
Tanner Foust is a three-time X Games gold medalist and a two-time Formula Drift champion. His racing experience includes open wheel competition, the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, rally racing and sports car racing. As a stunt driver his driving credits include Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift, Dukes of Hazzard, Bourne Ultimatum, Iron Man 2 and the remake of Red Dawn. Tanner is an on-air host for Top Gear USA and Battle of the Supercars.
Paul LeMat, the legendary celebrity from American Graffiti will be signing autographs during the event. He drove the ’32 Yellow Roadster in the ever-so-popular movie about high school friends cruising in their cars before heading off to college.
The Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous is California’s hottest cruisin’ classic car show that transforms the 35-blocks of historical downtown San Bernardinointo an automotive extravaganza with 1,700 hot rods, classics and custom cars cruising. This event is free to the public who will enjoy the classic cars, music and entertainment, sponsor displays, legendary guests, contests and vendors. Tickets for entertainment at the California Theatre of Performing Arts can be purchased at www.californiatheatre.net
Charitable contributions made by The Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous include: the Elks Lodges of San Bernardino andRedlands; the Route 66 Museums of Victorville andBarstow; the San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps; and Fontana High School Marine Corp. Junior ROTC. The San Bernardino Convention & Visitors Bureau (SBCVB), producers of the Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous©, is a private, non-profit corporation providing destination sales and marketing services for the City of San Bernardino.