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Mar 21
Saturday

2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Q&A with Casey Mears

Casey Mears, driver of the #13 GEICO Chevrolet, answers questions from media prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2015 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images CASEY MEARS, NO. 13 GEICO CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Auto Club Speedway and discussed the new 2015 rule package, working with the Richard Childress Racing (RCR) alliance, his time spent on the West Coast and many other topics.  TALK ABOUT YOUR PERSPECTIVE OF THE WEST COAST SWING AND SOME OF THE THINGS YOU HAVE BEEN DOING WHILE OUT HERE: “I think it has been good.  I think it was a great idea to put them all together.  It can make for a long three weeks for guys that stay all the way out.  I think getting all three of these races kind of knocked out in a row has been good.  Vegas was a pretty good day ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Puts Chevrolet SS on the Pole in Fontana

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, poses for a photo with Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert after winning the pole during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2015 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Chevrolet SS sweeps the front row for the Auto Club 400 FONTANA, Calif. - (March 20, 2015) – Kurt Busch placed his No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS on the pole position for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway, round five ... FULL STORY »

Double Dose Important For Kevin Harvick This Weekend In Fontana

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's/ Budweiser Chevrolet, looks on from the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 13, 2015 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images FONTANA, Calif. – Following Coor’s Light pole qualifying Friday afternoon at Auto Club (Calif.) Speedway, Kevin Harvick said that running double-duty this weekend should pay off in Sunday’s Auto Club 400. Harvick enters the third and final round of ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dewalt Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  3rd How important is it to run well at this track in Toyota's backyard? "I really like this track and with Toyota being out here and stuff, it's fun to come ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER HOW IMPORTANT IS THIS WITH HAAS AUTOMATION RIGHT DOWN THE ROAD? “This is huge for Gene Haas.  That is what I wanted to start the interview with is thank you Gene ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo CHRIS BUESCHER – No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford Fusion – “That’s what we were hoping for is to go out there and lay down a pretty solid lap – nice and consistent with nothing crazy.  We didn’t hit anything today, ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Starting Lineup

2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch sits in his car at Auto Club Speedway - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Kurt Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 185.142 MPH on Friday, captured the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole for Sunday's Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway (ACS). This was Busch's first series pole of the 2015 season, his ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (Axalta) - Photo Credit: Lori Tyler/Carchfence.com
2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 03.20.15
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Auto Club Speedway and discussed his California heritage, attending American Idol this week while in Los Angeles and many other topics.  DO YOU HAVE MANY MEMORIES FROM WINNING THE INAUGURAL RACE AT AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY IN 1997? ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver AJ Allmendinger (Scotts) - Photo Credit: Lori Tyler/Catchfence.com
2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Q&A with AJ Allmendinger
Posted 03.20.15
AJ ALLMENDINGER, NO. 47 SCOTT PRODUCTS CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the progress of his team, the advantages and disadvantages of being a one-car team, the West Coast Swing, and more. TALK ABOUT YOUR TEAM’S PERFORMANCE AND THE MOMENTUM YOU HAVE GOING INTO THIS WEEKEND “I try not to get ...FULL STORY »
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American Idol Finalists: National Anthem & Grand Marshals for the Auto Club 400
Posted 03.20.15
FONTANA, Calif. (March 20, 2015) – The Top 11 finalists from AMERICAN IDOL XIV will sing the National Anthem and serve as Grand Marshals prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 race at the Auto Club Speedway on Sunday, March 22. The race will be ...FULL STORY »
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
Carl Edwards Crashes In Final Minutes Of Practice In Fontana; Backup Pulled
Posted 03.20.15
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 deemed terminal, meaning Edwards will revert to a backup car ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet (right) talks to crew chief Tony Gibson in the garage area - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.20.15
Friday afternoon at Auto Club Speedway (ACS), NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Kurt Busch - with a lap speed of 186.741 MPH - was the quickest during the first Auto Club 400 practice session. Denny Hamlin, with a lap speed of 185.385 MPH, was second quickest, and he was followed ...FULL STORY »
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Harvick Has Momentum and More on His Side Headed to Martinsville
Posted 03.20.15
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 20, 2015) – As if Kevin Harvick didn’t need any more ammunition to fuel his early-season hot streak, he’s got the STP 500 and Martinsville Speedway lined up in his sights next week. He couldn’t be happier. Let’s count the reasons. It’s home. He’s won in every division ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on October 31, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
No Timetable Set For Brian Vickers Return
Posted 03.20.15
FONTANA, Calif. – Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Michael Waltrip set no timetable for driver Brian Vickers’ return to Sprint Cup Series competition after being sidelined Friday again by blood clots. Vickers who missed the first two races of the season after corrective heart surgery last December is currently in Los Angeles ...FULL STORY »
Michael Waltrip(left), co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, and Ty Norris, Executive Vice President of Business Development and General Manager of Michael Waltrip Racing, answer questions from the media prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2015 in Fontana, California. Waltrip announced that Brian Vickers will not participate in this weekend's events due to blood clotting in the body. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Q&A with Michael Waltrip & Ty Norris on Brian Vickers
Posted 03.20.15
MICHAEL WALTRIP, co-owner, Michael Waltrip Racing Why will Brian Vickers miss the Auto Club Speedway race? "We're here to talk about Brian Vickers. He unfortunately had another episode with clotting last evening and he is going to miss the race this weekend. It's Blood Clot Awareness Month and Brian was here on ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Medically, Brian Vickers’ Been Here Before
Posted 03.20.15
FONTANA, Calif. --- Brian Vickers was just looking to find his groove after returning to the race car two weeks ago at Las Vegas. Considering what the last two seasons had been like for him, and surgery in December, he didn’t miss a beat. The team turned ...FULL STORY »


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