Last weekend’s Auto Club 500 from Auto Club Speedway may have given us insight into who will be contending for the Chase, and then the championship later this season. The two-mile, D shaped oval is an intermediate track — the kind of track that makes up the bulk of the season’s races. Teams that perform […]
Matt Kenseth survived a late battle with Jeff Gordon, and several cautions for rain to win the Auto Club 500 from Auto Club Speedway. The win makes him the first person to win the first two races of the season since Gordon did it in 1997.
Kyle Busch led 143 of 150 laps to win the Nationwide Series’ Stater Bros. 300 from Auto Club Speedway. The victory was Busch’s second of the day, after he won the Camping World Truck Series’ San Bernardino Co. 200. Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Carl Edwards, and David Ragan finished second through fifth, respectively. Jeff Burton, […]
Kyle Busch led 95 of 100 laps to win the Camping World Truck Series’ San Bernardino Co. 200 at Auto Club Speedway. Busch finished more than nine seconds ahead of second-place finisher, Todd Bodine. Chad McCumbee, David Starr, and TJ Bell finished third through fifth, respectively. Ron Hornaday, Matt Crafton, Ricky Carmichael, Timothy Peters, and […]
Window World Inc. announced that it will extend its sponsorship of Front Row Motorsports’ No. 34 team, driven by John Andretti,for five races, following the team’s 19th-place finish in the Daytona 500. Window World will be on the car at Auto Club Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway , Atlanta Motor Speedway, and Bristol Motor Speedway.
David Gilliland will drive the #71 TRG Motorsports Chevy at this weekend’s Auto Club 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Fontana). He will have to get his car in on its qualifying time, as the team is not guaranteed a starting spot. Richard “Slugger” Labbe will serve as crew chief for Gilliland. Labbe served as crew […]
With the end of the Pepsi 500 from Auto Club Speedway, Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Jeff Burton all clinched spots in the Chase. And, with their second- and fourth-place finishes respectively, Greg Biffle and Kevin Harvick will secure their spots in the Chase just by starting the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 from […]
Jimmie Johnson led 228 of 250 laps at the Pepsi 500 at Auto Club Speedway, showing everyone he is ready for the Chase and that he should not be counted out as a championship contender. At one point, Greg Biffle, who was running second to Johnson, had a piece of debris on his nose. His […]
Kyle Busch continued his NASCAR dominance, leading all but six laps at Auto Club Speedway to win the Camping World RV Service 300 under caution when Josh Wise wrecked on the white-flag lap. The victory is Busch’s seventh on the season, and the 18th in his career. He also has 18 wins in all three […]
Veteran driver Mike Skinner will replace Michael McDowell in Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 00 Toyota for the next three races, starting at this week’s 3M Performance 400 from Michigan International Raceway. Skinner will evaluate the team, suggesting ways to improve its on-track performance. Skinner will also drive the car in the Sharpie 500 at Bristol Motor […]