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Mar 22
Sunday

2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Results & Point Standings

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Wurth Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2015 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit Robert Laberge/Getty Images After a second attempt at a green-white-checkered (flag) dash to the finish in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Auto Club 400, it was Brad Keselowski denying Kevin Harvick - by 0.710 seconds -from winning his third consecutive NSCS race, as Keselowski wins at Auto Club Speedway (ACS) on the final lap. This was Keselowski's first series win of the 2015 season, his 17th series career win and his first series win at Auto Club Speedway. Following Keselowski and Harvick to the drop the checkered flag was pole-sitter Kurt Busch (who led the most laps - 65 out ot 209) finishing third, Paul Menard fourth and Ryan Newman taking fifth. Rounding out the top-10 finishing positions were Dale Earnhardt Jr. claiming sixth, Joey Logano seventh, ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Q&A with Brian Vickers

Brian Vickers, driver of the Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota, answers questions from media during a press conference before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2015 in Fontana, California. Vickers was forced to withdraw from competition due to blood clots. - : Robert Laberge/Getty Images BRIAN VICKERS, Michael Waltrip Racing How are you doing? "I'm here – I'm fine. It's been a tough week and frustrating. Probably as much or more kind of on the emotional side this last week and the physical side for sure was ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2015 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images Once again at Auto Club Speedway in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS), it was Sunday's pole-sitter, Kurt Busch - with a lap speed of 184.971 MPH - showing the fastest way around the track during the final Auto Club ... FULL STORY »

Camping At Martinsville Speedway Spring Ritual for Many Race Fans

Catherine Taylor of Roanoke, Va., works to put up her tent in the Martinsville Speedway campground. MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 21, 2015) – It is a springtime ritual for Timothy Forest, Catherine Taylor and David Laing: Make the 50-mile drive south from Roanoke and set up their tents in a far corner of the Martinsville Speedway campground. They ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Second Practice Session Speeds

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Auto Club 400 pole-sitter, Kurt Busch, was the quickest during the second practice session with a lap speed of 187.115 MPH (which was faster than his pole position speed of 185.142 MPH) on Saturday ... FULL STORY »

Auto Club Speedway Annouces 2nd Straight Sellout for Auto Club 400

Auto Club 400 Logo FONTANA, Calif. (March 21, 2015) – For the second straight year, Auto Club Speedway President Dave Allen announced that grandstand tickets for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 have been sold out. Those wishing to purchase standing room only tickets can still join ... FULL STORY »

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 ... FULL STORY »



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
Kurt Busch Puts Chevrolet SS on the Pole in Fontana
Posted 03.20.15
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 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. A fast lap of ...FULL STORY »
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
Double Dose Important For Kevin Harvick This Weekend In Fontana
Posted 03.20.15
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 the West Coast swing gunning for a complete sweep, but ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 03.20.15
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 here and race – you want to do well and ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 03.20.15
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 for believing in me.  This is my job.  Come to ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 03.20.15
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, so that’s a plus.  It was tough getting out of ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch sits in his car at Auto Club Speedway - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 03.20.15
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 17th series career pole and his fourth series pole at ...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 »


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