Auto Club Speedway

Weekend Schedule for Auto Club Speedway

NASCAR will this weekend travel to Fontana, California for a double header at Auto Club Speedway. NASCAR Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup will race this weekend while the Truck Series is off. Auto Club Speedway, formerly California Speedway, opened for racing in 1997. The track is a 3 km (2 mile), D-shaped oval superspeedway. Surface is paved with four turns. Banking in turns; 14°, backstretch; 3° and frontstretch; 11°. Track record, for NASCAR Series, is held by Denny Hamlin with 188.511 mph in March 2016 during qualifying. Most wins by an active driver at Auto Club Speedway is Jimmie Johnson with 6 wins (23 races). Grandstand seating capacity: 68,000. Bonus facts: Most laps led by winner is Mark Martin with 165 laps (March 5, 1998). The youngest winner is Kyle Busch at the age of 20 (April 9, 2005).

Weekend Schedule for Auto Club Speedway

Series: Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup

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Note: Times in CET and US EST

Friday, March 16

19.35-20.25 | 2:35-3:25 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series first practice, FS1
20.35-21.25 | 3:35-4:25 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series first practice, FS1
22.35-23.25 | 5:35-6:25 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series final practice, FS1
00.15 | 7:15 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying, FS1

Saturday, March 17

17.35-18.25 | 12:35-1:25 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series second practice, FS1
18.35 | 1:35 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying, FS1
20.30-21.20 | 3:30-4:20 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice, FS1
22.00 | 5 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Auto Club (150 laps, 300 miles), FS1

Sunday, March 18

20.30 | 3:30 p.m. | Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 (200 laps, 400 miles), FOX/ VIASAT MOTOR LIVE 20.00 (Sweden)

Photo credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images (NASCAR

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