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Mar 23
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Denny Hamlin 18-Place Finish at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana

Denny Hamlin, No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) Box Score Info: RACE: NASCAR XFINITY Series; DRIVE4CLOTS.com 300 TRACK: Auto Club Speedway in Fontana DRIVER: Denny Hamlin CAR: No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry START: 3rd FINISH: 18th LAPS: Completed 150 of 150 laps RACE WINNER: Kevin Harvick of JR Motorsports Post-Race Highlights: • NASCAR’s XFINITY Series entered week five of the 2015 season at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Saturday, for the DRIVE4CLOTS.com 300 race event. Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) veteran Denny Hamlin and the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota team started from row two, a third-place qualifying run at 177.480mph. The JGR entry took the lead early and looked like a strong contender for the race win when mid-race Hamlin battled a loose-handling car condition that wouldn’t correct, then endured a hot engine from ... FULL STORY »

Promising starts end badly for Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth

NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (Sport Clips) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images FONTANA, Calif.— At the track closest to Toyota Racing Development’s headquarters in Costa Mesa, Toyota drivers Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin had their most promising runs of the season—until the promises were broken, that is. In Kenseth’s case, it was a ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS Drive4Clots.com 300 Starting Lineup

Erik Jones, driver of the #20 Game Stop Toyota, poses with the Coors Light pole award after qualifying on the pole for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive4Clots.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2015 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images Erik Jones, with a qualifying lap speed of 178.288 MPH, captured his first NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) career pole for this afternoon's Drive4Clots.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway (ACS). Jones, who is making his eighth NXS start and has two NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards Crashes In Final Minutes Of Practice In Fontana; Backup Pulled

Members of the Joe Gibbs Racing team work on the damaged No. 19 Subway Toyota Camry after Carl Edwards crashed near the end of the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at Auto Club (Calfi.) Speedway Fontana, Calif. – In the final five minutes of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice Friday at Auto Club (Calif.) Speedway, Carl Edwards lost control of his No. 19 Subway Toyota Camry and slammed the Turn 4 wall. The damaged was ... FULL STORY »

Erik Jones 2015 NXS DRIVE4CLOTS.com 300 Race Preview

Erik Jones / No. 20 GameStop Nyko Toyota Camry Preview DRIVE4CLOTS.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway No. 20 GameStop Nyko Toyota Camry News and Notes: ANOTHER FIRST: This season has been filled with many first for Erik Jones, and this weekend will ... FULL STORY »

Daniel Suárez 2015 NXS DRIVE4CLOTS.com 300 Race Preview

2015 NXS Driver Daniel Suarez - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Daniel Suárez / No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Preview DRIVE4CLOTS.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway No. 18 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: • MAKING JUMPS: Daniel Suárez continues to improve with each start in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The 23-year-old Monterrey, Mexico, native followed ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2015 NXS DRIVE4CLOTS.com 300 Race Preview

Denny Hamlin, No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) Denny Hamlin / No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota XFINITY Series Team Preview DRIVE4CLOTS.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota News and Notes: • This week Denny Hamlin makes his second 2015 XFINITY Series start in the seat of the ... FULL STORY »



David Ragan (Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)
David Ragan Circling the Calendar
Posted 03.17.15
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 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Why? Well, the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.17.15
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 statistically one of Edwards’ best tracks and he has won ...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
Posted 03.17.15
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 »
2015 NXS Driver Daniel Suarez - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Daniel Suárez Has Another Solid Outing In The Desert
Posted 03.16.15
No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry Team Finish 11th At Phoenix International Raceway Box Score Info: RACE: NASCAR XFNITY Series – Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter 200 TRACK: Phoenix International Raceway DRIVER: Daniel Suárez CAR: No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry START: 6th FINISH: 11th LAPS: 200 / 200 POINTS POSITION: 10th (54 points ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota, drives during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 13, 2015 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
2015 NSCS CampingWorld.com 500 Q&A with Denny Hamlin
Posted 03.13.15
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How do you feel about the car here at Phoenix? "We just raced here not too many races ago – we had a decent run there. We actually had a bad run, but we finished well. It's a different package, different ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Suarez (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images)
Daniel Suarez 2015 NXS Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 Race Preview
Posted 03.11.15
Daniel Suárez / No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Preview Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 at Phoenix International Raceway No. 18 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: FAMILIAR TERRITORY: After three weekends of running on unfamiliar tracks, Daniel Suárez heads to Phoenix International Raceway, a one-mile oval he’s had success at in the past. In ...FULL STORY »
Erik Jones (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Erik Jones 2015 NXS Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 Race Preview
Posted 03.10.15
Erik Jones / No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Team Preview XFINITY Series at Phoenix International Raceway No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota News and Notes: • Erik Jones will drive the No. 54 Monster Energy Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Toyota Camry this week at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway (PIR) and is subsequently scheduled in ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS CampingWorld.com 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.10.15
Carl Edwards / No. 19 STANLEY Toyota Preview CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway No. 19 STANLEY Toyota News and Notes: Edwards travels to Phoenix International Raceway running the Stanley colors for the first of 13 primary races in 2015. Edwards has had a lot of success with two Sprint Cup Series wins in ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver David Ragan - Photo Credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images
David Ragan Hoping for a “Full” Weekend at Phoenix
Posted 03.10.15
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 10, 2015) – David Ragan, driver of the No. 18 SNICKERS Xtreme Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), is looking to put together a full weekend in more ways than one as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits Phoenix International Raceway. Ragan will make his third start as ...FULL STORY »


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