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NASCAR: Larson Right at Home with Coors Light Pole at Auto Club

TweetFONTANA, Calif. — California native Kyle Larson stormed to the Coors Light Pole Award in Friday qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Auto Club Speedway. Larson notched a best lap of 187.047 mph with the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet around the 2-mile track. He’ll lead the 39-car field to the green flag in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), the series’ fifth race of the season and the closing event in the three-race NASCAR Goes West swing. “Really happyRead More


O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone Packed With 20th Anniversary Celebrations for NASCAR Auto Club 400 Weekend

TweetFONTANA, Calif.  –  This weekend, NASCAR makes its only stop in Southern California for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 race weekend, March 23-26, at Auto Club Speedway. While fans are here to watch five-wide racing, they will also have access to the O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone for driver appearances, a dozen music performances, autograph sessions, Lefty’s Fun Zone, motocross exhibits and other family fun. Monster Energy will have a large display with a motorcycle “ball of death” and special motorsport exhibits. In addition, Fanatics returnsRead More


“Fast and Furious” star Scott Eastwood named Grand Marshal for Auto Club 400

Tweet FONTANA, Calif.  –  Scott Eastwood, star of the upcoming “FAST AND FURIOUS: The Fate of the Furious,” has been named Grand Marshal for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 on March 26, 2017 at Auto Club Speedway. As Grand Marshal, Eastwood will give the command “Drivers, start your engines” to the field at Southern California’s premier motorsports facility.  The event will be televised on FOX at 12:30 p.m. PT. As an Honorary Race Official, Eastwood will be involved with pre-race ceremony activities including driver introductions andRead More


Racing Legends Reunite at Auto Club 400 for Q&A in Fan Zone

TweetFONTANA, Calif. – Roger Penske, Richard Petty, Michael Waltrip, and Rusty Wallace are reuniting for a “Legends Q&A” session to share their racing stories and memorable moments prior to the start of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 on Sunday, March 26. Moderated by Jamie Little, NASCAR on FOX Pit Reporter, the Legends Q&A session is open to all ticket holders and scheduled from 9:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on the main stage in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone. “These racing legends have so many greatRead More


NASCAR Driver Joey Logano excited for the Auto Club 400 in SoCal

TweetEL SEGUNDO, Calif. — NASCAR driver Joey Logano made a stop in southern California to tour the Automobile Driving Museum on Wednesday afternoon. He was in the area to promote the upcoming Auto Club 400 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series race at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on March 26. I spoke with Logano on the phone during his visit to the museum in El Segundo. “It was a blast. I got to check out a lot of great cars that they have there and also give a lotRead More


LISTEN: Exclusive interview with NASCAR driver Joey Logano

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo spoke one-on-one with NASCAR driver Joey Logano. The Penske Racing driver was touring the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, Calif. during our interview. Find out more about his experience at the museum. How excited is he to race in the Auto Club 400? What does he enjoy most about being in Southern California? Learn what he thinks about new NASCAR rules including the stages. What are his goals for the 2017 season? Get those questions answered and more.    


Kaitlin Olson, star of FOX’s hit comedy “The Mick” will lead the field to start the Auto Club 400

TweetFONTANA, Calif.  – Auto Club Speedway announced today that Kaitlin Olson, star of FOX’s hit comedy, “THE MICK,” will be behind the wheel of the Official NASCAR 2017 Toyota Camry Pace Car as she leads the field before the start of the AUTO CLUB 400 airing Sunday, March 26, at 12:30 p.m. PT/3:30 p.m. ET, on FOX. As the official pace car driver, Olson will lead the top Monster Energy NASCAR  Cup Series drivers to the green flag to kick off the AUTO CLUB 400. “THE MICK,” airing Tuesdays (8:30-9:00Read More


WATCH: Auto Club 400 Post-Race Press Conference with Winner Jimmie Johnson

TweetAmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA for the 2016 Auto Club 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. After several crashes, El Cajon, Calif.-native Jimmie Johnson took won the race. He passed Kevin Harvick during a green-white-checker finish. Johnson wore a Superman costume as part of a promotional deal for the new movie “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” In this video, look for remarks from Johnson at the post-race press conference. The NASCAR Sprint Cup series takes a week off for Easter and thenRead More


WATCH: Crew Chief Chad Knaus speaks at Auto Club 400 Post-Race Press Conference

TweetAmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA for the 2016 Auto Club 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. After several crashes, El Cajon, Calif.-native Jimmie Johnson took won the race. He passed Kevin Harvick during a green-white-checker finish. Johnson wore a Superman costume as part of a promotional deal for the new movie “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” In this video, look for remarks from Chad Knaus, Crew Chief of the No. 48 driven by Jimmie Johnson. The NASCAR Sprint Cup series takes aRead More


WATCH: Jimmie Johnson wins 2016 Auto Club 400 NASCAR race in Fontana, CA

TweetAmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA for the 2016 Auto Club 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. After several crashes, El Cajon, Calif.-native Jimmie Johnson took won the race. He passed Kevin Harvick during a green-white-checker finish. Johnson wore a Superman costume as part of a promotional deal for the new movie “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” In this video, look for remarks from Johnson and race fans we spoke to on the infield. You’ll hear from Mike and Lori from Moreno Valley,Read More