TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). In this video, watch for an address by NASCAR driver Julia Landauer on the Tech Hub stage. Her speech was titled “Clash of Silicon Valley and NASCAR: The Divides (and Potential Brides) Between Racing, Modern Technology, and People.” She offered potential ways that NASCAR tracks can become greener and more interactive for the fans.
TweetDETROIT — With the racing season in full swing, Little Caesars is offering America a free lunch if fan favorite driver Chase Elliott claims a victory in Bristol, Tennessee, on April 23. If Elliott wins the April 23 race, Little Caesars will give away one free $5 HOT-N-READY® Lunch Combo, featuring a 20 oz. Pepsi product to every customer who comes into a participating store and mentions this offer at the check-out counter, between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (local time) on April 26, in accordance with the offer terms. “WeRead More
TweetFONTANA, Calif. — For the second consecutive year, the NASCAR XFINITY Series race came down to the wire with California native Kyle Larson (No. 24, ENEOS Chevrolet) holding off a fast-charging Joey Logano (No. 22, America’s Tire/Discount Tire Ford) to win the 19th Annual Service King 300 on Saturday at Auto Club Speedway. The 24-year-old Larson from Elk Grove near Sacramento won for the second time at the Fontana track and for the sixth time in 94 Xfinity Series races. It was the first victory and third top-10 finish inRead More
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
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
TweetFONTANA, Calif. – Karen Waldrup, known for her thrilling country music performances, will perform the National Anthem prior to the start of the NASCAR XFINITY NXS 300 at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday, March 25 at 1:00 p.m. PT/4:00 p.m. ET on FS1. Waldrup will also perform on the main stage in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone on Saturday from 11:00am – 12:00pm. Waldrup’s whose new album, Justified, is scheduled for release in 2017, has spent the last few years touring the world performing thousands of shows everywhere fromRead More
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
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.
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