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Mar 17
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Goodyear Racing 2015 Auto Club Speedway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 5 – Auto Club 400 NASCAR Xfinity Series -- Race No. 5 – Drive4Clots.com 300 Auto Club Speedway (2.0-mile oval) – Fontana, Calif. Fast Facts for March 20-22, 2015 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 12 sets for the race; Xfinity: 8 sets for the event Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4636; Right-side -- D-4408 Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.56 in. (2,224 mm); Right-side -- 88.43 in. (2,246 mm) Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 22 psi; Left Rear -- 20 psi; Right Front -- 45 psi; Right Rear -- 42 psi Notes: Teams in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series will run the same tire set-up at Fontana this week . . ... FULL STORY »

Joey Logano pulls out wild overtime win in Martinsville Truck race
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Joey Logano (right), driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, poses with team owner Brad Keselowski in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va.—Race runner-up Matt Crafton said Joey Logano barreled into Turn 1 on the final restart "like he was shot out of a cannon." Ducking to the inside with the accelerator mashed was the move Logano, the Coors Light Pole Award winner, had to make to vault from third to first and win Saturday's Kroger 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway in an event that went eight circuits past its posted distance of 250 laps. Logano led 150 laps in winning the first NCWTS race of his career and becoming the 26th driver to take a checkered flag in each of NASCAR’s top three national touring series. After Crafton led the field to green on Lap 257, Logano and ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Drivr Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Greg Biffle – California Advance Team: No. 16 Clean Harbors Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia; @mpuccia16 Twitter: @16RFRCup, @gbiffle ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at California     Biffle has 20 Sprint Cup Series starts at Fontana, earning one win, four top-five and seven top-10 finishes, while ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Home Game for Sponsor Haas Automation

2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch on track in the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Grace Wyant Krenrich for Catchfence KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (March 17, 2015) –  For many, the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California is just another West Coast race to start the season. But for 2004 Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch, driver of the ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Fontana Advance Team: No. 17 NOS Energy Drink Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler Twitter: @PR17RFR, @stenhousejr and @roushfenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Auto Club Speedway Stenhouse has two Sprint Cup starts at Auto Club with an average starting position of 26.5 ... FULL STORY »

David Ragan Circling the Calendar

David Ragan (Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images) HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 17, 2015) – When David Ragan first got the assignment as fill-in driver for the injured Kyle Busch, he likely had a few races circled on his calendar. The first of those would be Sunday’s Auto Club ... FULL STORY »

Trevor Bayne 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images Trevor Bayne – Fontana Advance Team: No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Bob Osborne Twitter: @Tbayne6, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway Auto Club 400 – Sunday, March 22 at 3:30pm EST. on FOX ADVANCE NOTES Bayne at Fontana Trevor Bayne will make his second career NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Carl Edwards / No. 19 Subway Toyota Preview Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway No. 19 Subway Toyota News and Notes: Subway reunites with Edwards and Joe Gibbs Racing for their first race in 2015 at Auto Club Speedway. Auto Club Speedway is ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Strength at Intermediate Tracks Gives Almirola Confidence in California
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No. 43 Smithfield Team Feel They Can Climb into Top-10 in Points with Good Finish this Weekend Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Smithfield Ford team have shown strength at the intermediate tracks this year. They scored an 11th-place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway and looked poised to tally another Top-15 at ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
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Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Auto Club Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 504 in Sunday's Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. This No. 31 Chevrolet SS is a brand new car and will take to the track ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Paul Menard 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
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Paul Menard No. 27 FVP/Menards Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's FVP/Menards Chevrolet at Phoenix International Raceway ... Paul Menard will pilot chassis No. 487 for this weekend's 400-mile event in Fontana., Calif. This No. 27 Chevrolet SS has already seen NASCAR Sprint Cup Series action in 2015 at Atlanta Motor ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon on track in the No. 3 DOW Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Grace Wyant Krenrich for Catchfence
Austin Dillon 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
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Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Auto Club Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 481 in the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. Dillon raced this Chevrolet to a 39th-place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway in March, after spending time ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
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Race: Auto Club 400     Date: Sunday, March 22, 2015                      Location: Auto Club Speedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Auto Club Speedway ... In 76 overall NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Auto Club Speedway, RCR Chevrolet teams have earned one win (Kevin Harvick - 2011), one ...FULL STORY »
Eric Stonestreet - star of “Modern Family” to drive Official NASCAR Pace Car for Auto Club 400 – Sunday, March 22.
Eric Stonestreet to Lead Field at Auto Club Speedway
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Star of Modern Family to drive Official NASCAR Pace Car for Auto Club 400, Sunday, March 22 FONTANA, Calif. (March 17, 2014) – Auto Club Speedway announced today that two-time Emmy Award winner Eric Stonestreet will be behind the wheel of the Official NASCAR 2014 Toyota Camry Pace Car as he ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 DeWALT Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
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Matt Kenseth / No. 20 DEWALT Toyota Preview Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway No. 20 DEWALT Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 22 Sprint Cup Series starts at Fontana, Kenseth has completed 5,188 of 5,190 laps (99.9 percent) and has led for a total of 526 laps.  Kenseth ...FULL STORY »
2015NSCS Driver Brian Scott - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Brian Scott 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
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Circle Sport Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Race: Auto Club 400 Date: Sunday, March 22, 2015 Location:  Auto Club Speedway Brian Scott No. 33 Whitetail Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Whitetail Chevrolet SS at Auto Club Speedway ... Brian Scott is scheduled to pilot chassis No. 441 in Sunday's Auto Club 400. ...FULL STORY »


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