Articles tagged ‘Auto Club 400’

Mar 18

RPM and Ambrose Go West with Confidence After Bristol

2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (DeWalt) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images Team is Ready to Start a Streak of Good Finishes, Position Themselves for The Chase Coming off his best finish of the season and 16th top-five finish of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career, Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports team will bring the logo of DEWALT on the hood with them to the Auto Club Speedway in California this Sunday. Ambrose raced the STANLEY Ford to a fifth-place finish Sunday in Bristol and now is looking to get back-to-back top five finishes, this time with DEWALT as his primary sponsor. In the summer of 2012, Ambrose rallied off three consecutive top-five finishes and is looking for that streak again. Ambrose is now 15th in Sprint Cup standings, and ... FULL STORY »

Almirola and No. 43 Farmland Team Ride Momentum to California

2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Farmland) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Team Worked Hard to Improve Car Setup after Vegas; Ready to Compete for Win After a taste of victory at Bristol Motor Speedway, Aric Almirola is ready to head west and compete for the win at Auto Club Speedway. Posting his ... FULL STORY »

Reutimann Has Unfinished Business in No. 35 MDS Ford

2014 NSCS Driver David Reutiman on track in the No. 35 MDS Transport Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Driver Makes Second Appearance for Front Row after Narrow Miss in Bristol STATESVILLE, MARCH 18, 2014 - David Reutimann, driver of the No. 35 MDS Transport Ford, comments on racing at Auto Club Speedway: "We were more than just a little disappointed ... FULL STORY »

Gilliland Takes Love’s Travel Stops to His Home Track

2014 NSCS Driver David Gilliland (Love's Travel Stops) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Auto Club Speedway Is Site of Driver's Front Row Motorsports Debut STATESVILLE, MARCH 18, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford, comments on racing at Auto Club Speedway: "Fontana's a different racetrack. It's a two-mile track, ... FULL STORY »

Ragan Looks for ‘Superman’ Boost at Auto Club Speedway

2014 NSCS Driver David Ragan on track in the No. 34 Taco Bell Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images No. 34 Taco Bell Team Needs Change of Luck for Race No. 5 STATESVILLE, MARCH 18, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Taco Bell Ford, comments on racing at Auto Club Speedway: "California is a fun racetrack. It loses ... FULL STORY »

Hundreds of Students to Take Part in Auto Club Speedway Math And Science Day

Auto Club Speedway FONTANA, Calif. (March 17, 2014) – Over 500 students, representing 11 schools in San Bernardino and Riverside counties, will be on the fast track to learning at a hands-on Math & Science Day on March 21 as part of the ... FULL STORY »

2014 March Auto Club Speedway NASCAR Weekend Track Event Schedule


Mindy Kaling
Emmy-Nominated Mindy Kaling to Lead Field of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Drivers at Auto Club Speedway
Posted 03.14.14
Star of The Mindy Project to drive Official NASCAR Pace Car for Auto Club 400, Sunday, March 23 FONTANA, Calif. (March 14, 2014) – Auto Club Speedway announced today that Mindy Kaling will be behind the wheel of the Official NASCAR 2014 Toyota Camry Pace Car as she leads the field of 43 stock cars before the ...FULL STORY »
The Great Gonzo
The Great Gonzo Adds Grand Marshal To An Already Impressive Resume
Posted 03.13.14
~ Muppets’ Resident Daredevil to get Auto Club 400 underway with the most famous words in motorsports ~ FONTANA, Calif. (March 13, 2014) – Already a daredevil in his own right, the Great Gonzo will spend Sunday, March 23 among his peers in NASCAR, just two days after his new movie, ...FULL STORY »
Speedway Water Tower Cylinders
Limited Commemorative Water Tower Souvenirs Available Race Weekend
Posted 03.12.14
~ $10 donation to benefit Auto Club Speedway Foundation ~ FONTANA, Calif. (March 12, 2014) – Auto Club Speedway will make available a limited number of souvenirs commemorating the Speedway Water Tower, which stood for more than 75 years before being removed in late 2013. A very limited number of ...FULL STORY »
Auto Club Speedway
Last Chance For Early Bird Pricing
Posted 03.11.14
FONTANA, Calif. (March 11, 2014) – Time is running out for NASCAR fans looking to save a few bucks during the Auto Club 400 Weekend March 21-23 at Auto Club Speedway. Beginning this Friday, event pricing goes into effect. Tickets prices are set to increase $5 in the following areas for ...FULL STORY »
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Hangar 24 Craft Brewery Named Auto Club Speedway’s “Official Craft Beer”
Posted 03.11.14
FONTANA, Calif. (March 11, 2014) – Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, founded on a true passion for good beer, the absolute love of flying and the pure enjoyment of being around great friends, will serve as “The Official Craft Beer” of Auto Club Speedway for 2014. Located in nearby Redlands, Hangar 24 products ...FULL STORY »
Auto Club Speedway
Team Fastrax, America’s Skydiving Team, to Perform Prior to Auto Club 400
Posted 03.11.14
FONTANA, Calif. (March 10,  2014) –   Team Fastrax, America’s Skydiving Team, will perform its renowned patriotic aerial flag display above Auto Club Speedway on March 23, prior to the Auto Club 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Southern California’s premier motorsports facility. Made up of military veterans  from the  Rangers, Special ...FULL STORY »
The Press-Enterprise Pole Day Logo
The Press-Enterprise in Riverside to Serve as Title Sponsor for NASCAR Pole Day at Auto Club Speedway
Posted 03.07.14
FONTANA, Calif. (March 7, 2014) – The Press-Enterprise in Riverside, Calif. has partnered with Auto Club Speedway as the title sponsor of NASCAR’s Pole Day on March 21.  NASCAR’s new “knockout” elimination qualifying will set the pole sitter for the Auto Club 400 scheduled to run Sunday, March 23. “The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto ...FULL STORY »
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Vons to Provide Infield Service During Auto Club 400 NASCAR Weekend
Posted 03.07.14
Three-year deal means race fans can find their race weekend needs in the 5,000-square-foot store FONTANA, Calif. (March 6, 2014) – Southern California supermarket Vons, will be on site during NASCAR’s Auto Club 400 Weekend to provide an array of grocery needs to infield guests. And if that ...FULL STORY »
Auto Club Speedway
Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Make Special Appearance During Auto Club 400
Posted 02.18.14
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. (Feb. 18, 2014) – Auto Club Speedway is offering a special ticket package for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 race at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday, March 23 that includes a scheduled question and answer session with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet. A ...FULL STORY »

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