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Larson Outruns Logano For Auto Club XFINITY Victory

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Larson Holds Off Logano For NASCAR XFINITY Win At Auto Club Speedway Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR FONTANA, Calif. –March 26, 2017- Kyle Larson kept polesitter Joey Logano at bay after a restart with four laps left in Saturday’s Service King 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Auto Club Speedway and held on to win by .127 seconds. Larson and Logano had swapped the lead on three successive laps before Brandon Jones plowed into the outside wall on Lap 142 to bring out the seventh and final caution of the afternoon. The…

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Saturday Auto Club Notebook

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Polesitter Kyle Larson Among A Handful Of Practice Casualties Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR FONTANA, Calif. –March 26, 2017-  Polesitter Kyle Larson and 13th-place starter Chase Elliott both had brushes with the outside wall during Saturday’s final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Auto Club Speedway. The damage to the right side of Larson’s No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet SS was cosmetic, and in short order his team had the series leader back on track. Elliott’s issue was more serious. Shortly after he posted the fastest lap in the session…

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Rahal Wins Record-Setting MAVTV 500

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] FONTANA, Calif. (June 27, 2015) - An Indy car record 80 lead changes among 14 drivers culminated in a dramatic victory for American Graham Rahal in the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway. The victory was the second of Rahal's career and ended a 124-race winless drought dating to 2008 in St. Petersburg - the longest gap between race wins for a driver in Indy car history. The 80 lead changes during the 250-lap event surpassed the previous Indy car record of 73 set at Auto Club Speedway in November 2001. Rahal, driving the No. 15 Mi-Jack Honda…

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MAVTV 500 Race Results

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Click HERE to view and download the official box score from the MAVTV 500. FONTANA, Calif. - Results Saturday of the MAVTV 500 Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway, with order of finish, starting position in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, laps completed and reason out (if any): 1.  (19) Graham Rahal, Honda, 250, Running 2.  (6) Tony Kanaan, Chevrolet, 250, Running 3.  (3) Marco Andretti, Honda, 250, Running 4.  (5) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 250, Running 5.  (10) Sage Karam, Chevrolet, 250, Running 6.  (7) Scott Dixon, Chevrolet, 250, Running 7.  (23) James Jakes, Honda,…

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Pagenaud Claims Verizon P1 Award for MAVTV 500

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] FONTANA, Calif. (June 26, 2015) - Simon Pagenaud earned his second career Indy car pole and first on an oval in leading a Team Penske sweep of the front row for the MAVTV 500 with a two-lap average speed of 218.952 mph at the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway. Pagenaud, driving the No. 22 Penske Truck Rental Chevrolet, topped teammate Helio Castroneves' 2014 pole-winning average speed of 218.540 mph and will start on the front row for the third consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series race. Castroneves qualified second with a two-lap average speed of 218.734 mph in the No. 3…

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MAVTV 500 Qualifying Results

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] FONTANA, Calif.- Results of qualifying Friday for the MAVTV 500 Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway, with qualifying position, car number in parentheses, driver, aero kit-engine, and speed: 1. (22) Simon Pagenaud, Chevrolet, 218.952 2. (3) Helio Castroneves, Chevrolet, 218.734 3. (27) Marco Andretti, Honda, 217.797 4. (20) Ed Carpenter, Chevrolet, 217.666 5. (2) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 217.250 6. (10) Tony Kanaan, Chevrolet, 217.184 7. (9) Scott Dixon, Chevrolet, 217.184 8. (1) Will Power, Chevrolet, 217.176 9. (14) Takuma Sato, Honda, 217.109 10. (8) Sage Karam, Chevrolet, 217.060 11. (26) Carlos Munoz, Honda,…

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INDYCAR Teleconference This Week Features Scott Dixon

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon will be available WEDNESDAY,June 24 at 2:30 p.m. ET on the INDYCAR media teleconference. Dixon, driver of the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, is fifth on the all-time Indy car victories list and one of three drivers to win more than once in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. He won the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach in April and the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway in June. He'll attempt to complete a Southern California sweep at the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway on June 27.…

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MAVTV 500 Fast Facts

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Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015 Track: Auto Club Speedway, a 2-mile, D-shaped oval in Fontana, Calif. Entry List: MAVTV 500 (PDF) Race distance: 250 laps / 500 miles Firestone tire allotment: Fifteen sets for use through the weekend Twitter: @ACSupdates @IndyCar, #MAVTV500, #IndyCar Event website: www.AutoClubSpeedway.com INDYCAR website: www.IndyCar.com 2014 race winner: Tony Kanaan 2014 Verizon P1 Award winner: Helio Castroneves, 1:05.8918, 218.540 mph (two laps) One-lap qualifying record: Gil de Ferran, 30.255 seconds, 241.428 mph, Oct. 28, 2000 Two-lap qualifying record: Will Power, 1:05.2247, 220.775 mph, Oct. 18, 2013 NBCSN television broadcasts: Qualifying, midnight ET Saturday, June 27 (tape…

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