2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Fontana schedule, TV times
03/20/2014 6:55 PM
03/14/2015 9:51 AM
What: 200 laps or 400 miles
Where: Auto Club Speedway, a 2-mile banked, paved tri-oval in Fontana, Calif.
When: 3:15 p.m. Sunday
Radio: Motor Racing Network
Last year’s winner: Kyle Busch
Also this week: TreatMyClot.com300, Nationwide Series, Auto Club Speedway, 5 p.m. Saturday, ESPN.
Worth mentioning: One year ago in this race, Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin were racing for the lead late and wrecked, allowing Kyle Busch to win. Hamlin suffered a fractured vetebra in his back, which forced him to miss four races.
Who’s Hot/Who’s Not
Carl Edwards: Welcome to the Chase Winner’s Club.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.: Earned his career-best Cup finish (second).
Aric Almirola: Earned his career-best Cup finish (third).
Kyle Larson: A second in Nationwide race Saturday and first top-10 in the Cup race – a solid weekend.
Kyle Busch: He should receive some sort of partial ownership in Bristol Motor Speedway with his NASCAR-best 16 wins across three national series at the track.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.: He can’t finish first or second every week, right?
Kevin Harvick: For the second consecutive race, he failed to realize what appeared to be great potential for a victory.
NASCAR: An explanation was needed for the errant late caution and NASCAR had one – it just took too long to get to the right one.
Martin Truex Jr.: Still waiting to catch a break.
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