Austin Dillon Saves Fuel, Wins XFINITY Thriller at Fontana

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Seconds after crossing the finish line 0.715 seconds ahead of runner-up Kyle Busch, Austin Dillon summed up Saturday’s 300 by Janssen in one short sentence.

“I’d rather be lucky than good,” Dillon chortled on his team radio after ending evading Busch’s last-ditch attempt to pinch the winning No. 2 Chevrolet into the outside wall at Auto Club Speedway.

And that was just the last stanza of a crazy last lap that saw: 1) Busch slow to a crawl, short on fuel; 2) Daniel Suárez take the lead from his Joe Gibbs racing teammate on the backstretch, only to run out of fuel; 3) Busch regain the lead despite cutting a left front tire on his last lap; and 4) Dillon come from a half-lap down to pass Busch as the drivers approached the finish line. Continue reading

NASCAR XFINITY Series 300 at Fontana Preview


Next Race: 300 by Janssen
The Place: Auto Club Speedway
The Date: Saturday, March 19
The Time: 4 p.m. ET
TV: FS1, 3:30 p.m. ET
Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
Distance: 300 miles (150 laps)

Suárez Extends Standings Lead on Way to California

Following the second installment of the #NASCARGoesWest part of the NASCAR XFINITY Series schedule, Daniel Suárez now finds himself with an eight-point lead over second-place Elliott Sadler. Continue reading

Joey Gase Carries an Inspirational Message Beyond the Track

Joey Gase with one of his 'Gift of Life' fans. Photo - Comcast

Joey Gase with one of his ‘Gift of Life’ fans.
Photo – Comcast

Joey Gase is our guest on Fan4Racing NASCAR Weekend Preview on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 9 pm ET. Call 929-477-1790 or tweet @Fan4RacingSite with any questions or comments during our LIVE broadcast. 

There’s more to NASCAR, XFINITY Series driver Joey Gase than meets the eye as he has an inspirational message to share wherever he goes.  He shares that message on his race car every week that he’s behind the wheel, and when he’s not behind the wheel he’s in front of groups across the country spreading awareness about the ‘Gift of Life’ through organ donation. So Gase see’s every chance to race, as another chance to not only get his best result, but to carry his message to thousands of people inside and outside the world of racing.
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Nationwide Series 300 at Fontana Preview


In Saturday’s Nationwide Series 300 at Auto Club Speedway, Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth and Elliott Sadler are aiming to reach double digits in the win column for their team. If one of the three succeed, it becomes Joe Gibbs Racing’s tenth consecutive victory at ACS.

In February 2008, Tony Stewart, in his last season with Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) gave the team owner Joe Gibbs his first victory at the two-mile track in Fontana, CA. Continue reading

TV Host Matt Rogers Singing National Anthem at Auto Club Speedway


Matt Rogers photo

TV Host Matt Rogers Singing National Anthem for 300 at Auto Club Speedway

Arcadia, California native was also American Idol finalist

Auto Club Speedway officials announced Monday that Arcadia’s Matt Rogers, TV personality, singer/songwriter and currently the host of GSN’s culinary reality series “Beat The Chefs” will perform the National Anthem prior to Saturday’s 300 NNS race at Auto Club Speedway, March 22 at 2 p.m.PT, televised on ESPN.  Continue reading