MRN Weekend Preview
By: Pete Pistone - @PPistone | MRN.com on March 20, 2014 | 12:39 P.M. EST
NASCAR heads back out West to Auto Club Speedway to headline the weekend's racing schedule with a Sprint Cup-Nationwide Series doubleheader. (Photo: Getty Images)
NASCAR heads back west to Auto Club Speedway and headlines the weekend racing schedule that includes the K&N Pro Series East and West as well as the World of Outlaws.
Since 1997, NASCAR has competed at the two-mile Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., and the Sprint Cup Series returns for Sunday’s Auto Club 400, race No. 5 of the 2014 season.
There have been four different winners thus far, but defending race winner Kyle Busch has been shut out of Victory Lane. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver will look to make it back-to-back wins in Fontana on Sunday.
The weekend begins with Friday’s "knockout" qualifying session. Motor Racing Network - "The Voice of NASCAR" - will provide live coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. (ET).
On Saturday, the Nationwide Series takes center stage for the TreatMyClot.com 300. Joe Gibbs Racing looks to continue its domination at the track with a 10th straight win. MRN hits the airwaves at 4:30 p.m.
Then on Sunday, the Sprint Cup Series tackles ACS for the Auto Club 400 with Motor Racing Network’s live flag-to-flag coverage starting at 2 p.m. (ET). You can listen to all of the weekend’s Auto Club Speedway broadcasts on your local MRN affiliate or on it website. All broadcasts will also stream live at MRN.com - which will be trackside in Fontana all weekend to bring you late-breaking news, race recaps, features, results, statistics, photos, audio, video and post-race analysis.
Elsewhere, the K&N Pro Series West will be in action Saturday night not far from Auto Club Speedway, at Irwindale Speedway. The K&N Pro Series East is also in action Saturday with a trip to historic Greenville-Pickens Speedway in South Carolina.
And the World of Outlaws sprint car series remains on the West Coast with a Saturday night trip to California’s Stockton 99 Speedway.
Stay with MRN.com all weekend for the latest racing news and information.