NOTES FROM THE PEPSI MAX 400 AT AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY

FONTANA, Calif. _ All Left Turns was track-side for Sunday's Pepsi Max 400 at the Auto Club Speedway. Here's a peak at the events that took place around the track on Sunday. In appreciation of Halloween, racing fans came dressed as empty seats. That or there were just a lot of empty seats.Denny Hamlin's marriage to the bottom of the race track was one of 69 NASCAR-themed weddings that took place. Seventeen couples tied the knot at the track with Michael Waltrip as Best Man and Miss Sprint ...

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NOTES FROM SUNDAY’S RACE AT THE AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY

Also in appreciation of Halloween, Mark Martin came dressed as 2009 Mark Martin with a sixth place finish.Based on the audience's reaction at driver introductions Meg Whitman, candidate for Governor of California, will loose the election (she was boisterously boo'd), but Miss Sprint Cup Monica Palumbo would win the Governorship in a landslide (she was heartily cheered).According to number of flags flown from RVs in the infield. The most popular drivers are: Jeff Gordon, Pirates, Jimmie Johnson ( ...

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CALIFORNIA HIT HARD BY LOSS OF 2011 RACE

Southern California has been reeling from the aftershocks of devastating racing news.  The ground shook with astonishment as NASCAR stripped the California Speedway of one its annual races and took away its Chase of the Cup race (replacing it with a race in late March). A place typically known for keeping it's cool, totally lost it.  Many think of Southern California as a celebrity-obsessed, vapid wasteland of sunshine, but underneath the self-tanner and aviator sunglasses beats t ...

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FONTANA PROVIDES STAGE FOR RCR RESURGENCE

Richard Childress Racing must be feeling that stomach knot unwind after the Cup Series race Sunday. Largely uncompetitive for 2009, the new season is off to a strong start. RCR stepped into the spotlight and held a starring role.The Childress organization left Daytona one year ago with strong showings and a positive outlook. That was about the last positive energy the racing team had for several months. Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer, Jeff Burton and Casey Mears struggled on the racetrack week afte ...

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NASCAR’S MOST POPULAR DRIVER

 FONTANA, Calif. _ Who is the most popular driver in NASCAR? There is only one way to find out. (Actually, there are many ways to find out, and most methods don’t involve eating giant turkey legs or giving away heart-shaped chocolates. But for the purposes of this article…) There really was only one way to find out.  With NASCAR on the West Coast for the second race of the season, All Left Turns hit Auto Club Speedway in search of the answer to the question, &ldquo ...

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