Articles tagged ‘ACS’

Mar 12

Auto Club Speedway President Dave Allen Update on Facilities’ SAFER Barriers

Auto Club Speedway FONTANA, Calif. (March 12, 2015) – Following a full track review with NASCAR and ISC, Auto Club Speedway will add additional safeguards to those already in place in advance of its Auto Club 400 Weekend March 20-22.  Auto Club Speedway will install tire pack barriers inside Turn 1 prior to the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive4Clots and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400. Following our upcoming race weekend, Auto Club Speedway will begin installation of SAFER barrier along the frontstretch and backstretch walls. Once completed, the entire frontstretch and backstretch will have SAFER barriers for 2016 events at Auto Club Speedway . In preparation for the 2016 racing season, we will continue to collaborate and evaluate additional safety enhancements ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Packs Up and Heads West – Literally

Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, leads a group of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images #NASCARGoesWest Takes Fans on the Road, Behind the Scenes DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 6, 2015) — Switching gears from previous seasons, the NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series™ will run three consecutive races on the west coast – and NASCAR has loaded up ... FULL STORY »

Auto Club 400 Tickets on Sale Monday, Oct. 13

Auto Club Speedway Save Now with Early Bird Pricing FONTANA, Calif. (Oct. 9, 2014) – On Monday, Oct. 13, race fans can take advantage of early bird pricing for NASCAR’s 2015 return to Southern California by purchasing tickets to the Auto Club 400 weekend, ... FULL STORY »

INDYCAR Driver Mikhail Aleshin Upgraded to Stable Condition

INDYCAR Logo Medical update from Dr. Terry Trammell, INDYCAR Medical Consultant: Mikhail Aleshin was upgraded to stable condition following a procedure for a chest injury at Loma Linda University Medical Center on Aug. 30. The Verizon IndyCar Series driver will remain hospitalized while ... FULL STORY »

Castroneves claims pole for championship-deciding MAVTV 500

Helio Castroneves of Brazil driver of the #3 Team Penske Dallara Chevrolet celebrates after earn g pole position during qualifying for the Verizon IndyCar Series MAVTV 500 IndyCar World Championship Race at the Auto Club Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images FONTANA, Calif. (Friday, Aug. 29, 2014) - Helio Castroneves earned the Verizon P1 Award for the Verizon IndyCar Series championship-deciding MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway. The pole was the 41st of Castroneves' career, breaking a tie with four-time Indianapolis ... FULL STORY »

2014 VICS MAVTV 500 Qualifying Results

MAVTV 500 Logo 2014 INDYCAR, Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) Auto Club Speedway Fontana, California MAVTV 500 FONTANA, Calif. - Qualifying Friday for the MAVTV 500 Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway, with qualifying position, car number in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, ... FULL STORY »

Cody Coughlin is Excited to Return to JEGS / CRA All-Stars Tour Competition This Weekend

Cody Coughlin Defending Champion Comes Back to Race This Saturday Night (DELAWARE, OH - August 6, 2014) - Cody Coughlin and the Team JEGS crew looked at his schedule for this weekend and noticed that it was an open weekend on ... FULL STORY »

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No. 39 NASCAR Nationwide Series Team Penalized For Rules Violation at Auto Club Speedway
Posted 03.25.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Mar. 25, 2014) — The No. 39 team that competes in the NASCAR Nationwide Series has been penalized as a result of a rules violation committed during last week’s event at Auto Club Speedway. During post-race inspection on March 22, the No. 39 car committed a P3 ...FULL STORY »
Parker Kligerman, driver of the #30 Swan Energy Toyota, speaks with his crew chief Steven Lane during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Auto Club 400 Ends Early for Kligerman: The Bad Luck Continues
Posted 03.25.14
Fontana, CA - March 25, 2014 - What started out as a promising run under the afternoon sun at Auto Club Speedway ended in disappointment and a 42nd place finish for Parker Kligerman on Sunday. Kligerman was 32nd on the starting grid, his highest qualification result of the season so far. ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Truex in car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Truex overcomes handling challenges to record season-best finish
Posted 03.25.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 24, 2014) - Ryan Truex and the No. 83 Borla Exhaust Toyota Camry team finished in the 31st position on Sundayafternoon at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.  Despite being challenged by their car's handling throughout the afternoon, the team was able to fight back to record their best finish ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Alex Bowman (BK Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Bowman secures season-best finish at Auto Club Speedway
Posted 03.25.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 24, 2014) - Alex Bowman and the No. 23 Dr Pepper Toyota Camry team finished 22nd on Sunday afternoon at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.  After racing inside the top 20, Bowman recovered to finish 22nd despite incurring slight damage in a pit road incident during the Dr Pepper team's ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Cartwheel Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series TREATMYCLOT.COM 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Kyle Larson didn’t arrive at Fontana; he was already there
Posted 03.24.14
FONTANA, Calif.— Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick both realized how special the moment was. Busch, who typically is disgusted when he runs second, seemed happy with third. Harvick, another hard-nosed racer with a first-or-bust mentality, took his runner-up finish in stride. Busch and Harvick, whose uneasy relationship on and off the track has ...FULL STORY »
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Tire Management Yields Solid Finish for Sorenson
Posted 03.24.14
Consistency is key in California and after a 21st place finish, Reed Sorenson and the No. 36 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet have hit their stride early into the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Qualifying in 36th, Sorenson and Crew Chief Todd Parrott made adjustments throughout the race to get the car ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett on track in the No. 7 Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Annett Rallies from Late Penalty for 19th-Place Finish in Fontana
Posted 03.24.14
FONTANA, Calif. (March 24, 2014) - Michael Annett secured the best outing of his 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season Sunday at Auto Club Speedway when he wheeled his No. 7 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet SS to a 19th-place finish, which came as a result of a frenzied rally following a late-race pit ...FULL STORY »
Casey Mears, driver of the #13 GEICO Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Resilient Mears Rallies Back in Fontana to Score Top-15 Finish
Posted 03.24.14
Fontana, CA (March 23, 2014) - When Germain Racing loaded up the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet SS and headed out west for the third time in four weeks, they were looking to rebound from tough races in Las Vegas and Bristol.  After posting a top 10 finish at the Daytona 500, they ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Post-Race Report
Posted 03.24.14
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 Post Race Report Auto Club Speedway Sunday, March 23, 2014 Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates Paul Menard, Austin Dillon and Ryan Newman finished ninth, 11th and 20th, respectively. Ryan Newman ranks eighth in the Sprint Cup Series championship point standings, trailing current leader Carl Edwards ...FULL STORY »

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