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Auto racing at-a-glance: Cup series in Fontana

By The Associated Press

All Times Eastern

NASCAR CUP SERIES

Auto Club 400

Site: Fontana, California

Schedule: Friday, practice, 4:05 p.m. and 5:35 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, qualifying, 2:35 p.m. (FS1); Sunday, race, 3:30 p.m., FOX

Track: Auto Club Speedway (2 miles)

Race distance: 400 miles, 200 laps

Last year: Kyle Busch won for the fourth time on the track after starting fourth

Last race: Joey Logano won after starting fifth at Las Vegas

Fast facts: Ryan Blaney leads the points standings with 85, three better than Joey Logano. … Seven-time series champion Jimmie Johnson leads all drivers with six career victories at Auto Club Speedway, but hasn’t won on the track since 2016. … No driver has two top-five finishes through two races and only two — Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick — have top-10 runs in both events. … Chase Elliott has led the most laps (93), one more than Harvick, through two events.

Next race: FanShield 500, March 8, Phoenix Raceway

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NASCAR XFINITY SERIES

Production Alliance Group 300

Site: Fontana, California

Schedule: Friday, practice, 3:05 p.m. and 5 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, qualifying, 1:05 p.m., and race, 4 p.m. (FS1)

Track: Auto Club Speedway (2 miles)

Race distance: 300 miles, 150 laps

Last year: Cole Custer won from the third starting position

Last race: Chase Briscoe won after starting second at Las Vegas

Fast facts: Chase Briscoe, week 1 winner Noah Gragson and Harrison Burton lead the standings and have all finished in the top five in both races. … Briscoe has led a series-best 94 laps. Next best is Justin Allgaier with 86, who is ninth in points. … Cole Custer, Allgaier and Tyler Reddick are the top three performers in the last four events at Auto Club Speedway.

Next race: LS Tractor 200, March 7, Phoenix Raceway

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NASCAR TRUCK SERIES

Last race: Kyle Busch won at Las Vegas after starting third

Next race: Georgia 200, March 14, Atlanta Motor Speedway

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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FORMULA ONE

Last race: Lewis Hamilton won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Next race: Season-opening Australian Grand Prix, March 15, Melbourne, Australia

Online: http://www.formula1.com

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INDYCAR

Last race: Colton Herta won the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey last September

Next race: Season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, March 15, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Online: http://www.indycar.com

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NHRA

Last event: Steve Torrence won in top fuel and Tommy Johnson Jr. in funny car at the NHRA Arizona Nationals.

Next event: AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 15, Gainesville Raceway, Gainesville, Florida.

Online: http://www.nhra.com

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WORLD OF OUTLAWS SPRINT CARS

Next event: March 13, Cotton Bowl Speedway, Paige, Texas; March 14, LoneStar Speedway, Kilgore, Texas.

Online: https://worldofoutlaws.com

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More AP auto racing:

http://racing.ap.org/salisburypost/

http://racing.ap.org/salisburypost/schedule/

http://racing.ap.org/salisburypost/standings/

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