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NSCS: Stewart wins rain shortened Auto Club 400

March 25, 2012 No Comments

The old adage holds true. Wherever NASCAR goes, the rain is sure to follow. With sustaining rain in the forecast throughout the day, drivers and fans were holding their breath waiting for the magic lap number “101″ to be displayed on the leader board. Anything after that was simply a bonus. For the first time in the 16-year […]

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NSCS: Denny Hamlin claims top spot in California qualifying

March 23, 2012 No Comments

For the fifth time in as many races, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has another pole winner in the 2012 season. This time, it’s Denny Hamlin taking the top spot for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at the Auto Club Speedway. Hamlin was able to claim the pole after his lap of 186.403 mph bumped his […]

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NSCS: Auto Club 400 Preview- Auto Club Speedway

March 23, 2012 No Comments

Information:  Date: Sunday, March 25, 2012 Time: 3 p.m. ET Location: Auto Club Speedway of Southern California Distance: 200 laps/ 400 miles Radio: MRN (Motor Racing Network)/ Sirius XM Channel 90 Weather:  High: 68°F  - Low: 49° Start Time Temperature: 64°F End of Race Temperature: 58°F Chance of Rain: 50% Winds: From the South at 16 […]

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Auto Club 400 Results: Kevin Harvick Steals the Show

March 27, 2011 1 Comment

Heading into Fontana, Richard Childress Racing was looking to back bounce from a rough start and that is just what they did. Clint Bowyer finished in 7th, Jeff Burton in 15th and Paul Menard 16th. This was the first race of the season where all the RCR drivers finished in the top 20. Kevin Harvick, […]

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Auto Club 400: Lap by Lap

March 27, 2011 No Comments

Juan Pablo Montoya will bring the field to the green flag with Denny Hamlin filling the front row. Hamlin’s teammate, Joey Logano, starts 3rd and Regan Smith in 4th. To finish out the top 10: Tony Stewart, David Ragan, Jeff Burton, Kyle Busch, Ryan Newman and Mark Martin. Juan Pablo is searching for his first […]

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Auto Club 400 Qualifying Results: Montoya Wins Pole

March 25, 2011 No Comments

Juan Pablo Montoya captured his first pole of the 2011 season Friday at the Auto Club Speedway. Following his strong performance in the shortened practice, Montoya ran a lap of 184.653 mph on the 2-mile oval. The pole was Montoya’s sixth of his career, with his last coming at Talladega in the fall. This strong […]

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