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|March 29, 2017|
Auto Club 400 stays in Fontana
FONTANA – (INT) - Officials from Auto Club Speedway and the Automobile Club of Southern California have announced a multi-year race entitlement extension for the Auto Club 400 at the local racing facility.
The three-year deal marks 14 years of race sponsorship from Auto Club and the 20th year as a marketing partner. Auto Club has been a partner with the Speedway in Fontana since it opened in 1997, then sponsoring the Winston West Series.
The 20 year relationship is one of the longest in NASCAR history and the 14-year sponsorship is one of the longest tenured entitlement sponsor in the sport.
“We’re ecstatic to be able to continue our 20-year relationship with the Automobile Club of Southern California,” said Speedway president Dave Allen.
Last Sunday, the Auto Club 400 went into overtime, but Kyle Larson's dominance never faded.
Average Speed of Race Winner: 136.370 mph.
Time of Race: 2 hours, 57 minutes, 46 seconds.
Margin of Victory: 0.779 seconds.
Caution Flags: 7 for 29 laps.
Lead Changes: 17 among 8 drivers.
Story Date: March 27, 2017