Auto Club Speedway is the last track on the ‘West Coast Swing’ schedule for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 on Sunday, March 17th. Pre-race coverage begins at 2:30 pm ET on FOX, MRN, and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. The defending winner is Martin Truex Jr, driver of the 19 for Joe Gibbs Racing.
Distance: 400 miles (200 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on lap 60),
Stage 2 (Ends on lap 120), Final Stage (Ends on lap 200)
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Martin Truex Jr. quickly erased any doubts that he would mightily pursue a defense of his 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series trophy when he convincingly won from the Busch Pole position last March at this week’s venue, Auto Club Speedway.