Auto Club 500 Odds

Auto Club Speedway might be the anti Bristol. After a race that featured twists, turns, random cautions and borderline chaos, California offers a bigger track and what appears to be more predictable action on Sunday. At least that's what the oddsmakers think. (more...) ...

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A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT ESPN’S LIVE NASCAR COVERAGE

By JOE DONATELLI and CHRIS M.FONTANA, Calif. _ Living in Los Angeles, we’ve spent a little time on the sets of television shows. You can always count on a few things at TV tapings, and one of them is the punishing heat of studio lights. Those lights are the reason why, when audience members attend their first taping of, say, The Late Show with David Letterman in New York, they are surprised at how cold the room is. The director keeps the temperature low because no one wants to watch actor ...

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VIDEO: CALIFORNIA PREVIEW

J.J. Yeley and Rowdy.com preview the Pepsi Max 400 at Auto Club Speedway this weekend. They talk about the track, why drivers like it, why fans don't and who will be the man to beat.  Rowdy Race Preview with JJ Yeley: Fontana - Watch more Funny Videos ...

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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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LOL RACE PICS: PHOTO FINISH AT ACS

Actually, it was a pretty good race, LOL Race Pics. We know. We were there. But even we California boys will admit Fontana has produced its share of yawners through the years.  Related link:Fore! ...

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