Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: Auto Club 400

Place: Auto Club Speedway

Date and Time: Sunday, March 20 at 3:30 p.m. ET

Tune-in: FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 400 miles (200 laps)

What to Watch For: Brad Keselowski attempts to win at Auto Club for the second straight season. His car owner, Roger Penske, constructed Auto Club Speedway and has two wins there as an owner. … Jimmie Johnson, who leads all drivers with five wins at Auto Club, tries to surpass Dale Earnhardt in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series record books with his 77th career victory. … Phoenix race winner Kevin Harvick goes for his second straight checkered flag. … The average margin of victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is 0.232 seconds – the closest margin of victory since NASCAR began keeping the stat in 1993. Click here for an infographic detailing this stat. … Last weekend’s runner-up, Carl Edwards, claims the second-best average finish at Auto Club (8.8).

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Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for Examiner.com and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.