Monday, March 20, 2017

Travel Tips: Auto Club Speedway – March 24-26, 2017

credit: NASCAR Media
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series visit Fontana, California’s Auto Club Speedway for the Auto Club 400 weekend, Friday through Sunday, March 24-26.

On Thursday, March 23, Auto Club Speedway hosts its annual free FanFest from 5-9 p.m. PT. Activities for the evening include live music, the Monster Energy Stunt Show, Q&A with NASCAR drivers Brennan Poole, Ryan Reed, Austin Dillon and Matt DiBenedetto, and viewing of the Hauler Parade. Find out more here.

A number of live musical performances will be taking place on the Fan Zone Main Stage this weekend, including national acts Los Lobos (Saturday – 4 p.m. PT), the Spin Doctors (Sunday – 10 a.m. PT) and Smash Mouth (Sunday – 11 a.m. PT). Find a complete weekend schedule here.

Key on-track times:

Friday, March 24
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 10:30 a.m. PT
  • Xfinity Series practice – noon and 2 p.m. PT
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying – 4:05 p.m. PT
Saturday, March 25
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. PT
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 9:30 a.m. PT
  • Xfinity Series 300-mile race – 1 p.m. PT
Sunday, March 26
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 – 12:30 p.m. PT
Find a list of frequently asked questions here.

Get more information on the schedule and purchase tickets at