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Mar 17
Tuesday

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 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Why? Well, the driver of the No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) can look back at the No. 18 team’s record at the 2-mile oval and it paints a very optimistic picture for Ragan’s chances this weekend. Busch and the Interstate Batteries team has posted back-to-back wins at the Southern California track and have finished no worse than third in their last four starts together at Fontana. Sunday’s Auto Club 400 ... 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 »

Strength at Intermediate Tracks Gives Almirola Confidence in California

2015 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Paul Menard 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon on track in the No. 3 DOW Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Grace Wyant Krenrich for Catchfence 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 ... FULL STORY »



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Richard Childress Racing 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.17.15
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
Posted 03.17.15
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
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 »
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Brian Scott 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.17.15
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 »
2015 NSCS Driver Mike Bliss - Photo Credit: Brenda Robertson Owen
Mike Bliss 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.17.15
Mike Bliss Auto Club 400 Race Advance News and Notes: Going into Sunday's Auto Club 400,Bliss will be making his eighth career start in the NSCS at Auto Club Speedway. The Oregon native has a best finish of 12th, which came back in 2005, with a ninth place finish in the Xfinity ...FULL STORY »
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Shooter Jennings to Play Pre-Race Concert at Kansas Speedway
Posted 03.17.15
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (March 17, 2015) – Doing it his way may be the best way to describe Shooter Jennings, who will play a pre-race concert at Kansas Speedway on May 9 before the SpongeBob SquarePants 400. Jennings, who is the son of country music legends Waylon Jennings and Jessi Coulter, ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Signs Exclusive Seven-Year Extension With FOX Sports Latin America
Posted 03.16.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 16, 2015) – NASCAR announced today it has signed a seven-year media broadcast extension with FOX Sports Latin America, ensuring that sports fans in Latin America can continue to enjoy NASCAR events and news on FOX Sports through 2021. Through this extension, FOX Sports Latin America will ...FULL STORY »
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Numbers Don’t Lie: Action, Excitement Always High At Martinsville Speedway
Posted 03.16.15
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 16, 2015) – Numbers don’t lie, especially when it comes to the racing excitement at Martinsville Speedway. As the March 29 STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race draws close, all it takes is a look back at last season for a snapshot of what makes the on-track ...FULL STORY »
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Matt DiBenedetto 35th In Cup Debut For BK Racing
Posted 03.15.15
Avondale, Ariz. – It wasn’t exactly the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut Matt DiBenedetto had envisioned, but the BK Racing driver gained priceless experience during Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway. After failing to qualify the past two weeks at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway and Las Vegas (Nev.) ...FULL STORY »


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