Today’s Cup race at Auto Club: Start time, lineup and more
NASCAR’s West Coast swing comes to a close this afternoon with the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway.
Kevin Harvick will attempt to win his fourth consecutive race for the first time in his career. He has one win at the 2-mile speedway (2011).
Below is all the info you need for today’s race.
(All times are Eastern)
START: The cast of the movie Super Troopers 2 will give the command to start engines at 3:37 p.m. The green flag is scheduled to wave at 3:47 p.m.
DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 200 laps (400 miles) around the 2-mile track.
STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 60. Stage 2 ends on Lap 120.
PRERACE SCHEDULE: Garage opens at 10 a.m. Driver/crew chief meeting is at 1:30 p.m. Driver introductions are at 3 p.m. Cassadee Pope will sing he National Anthem at 3:31 p.m.
TV/RADIO: Fox will broadcast the race beginning at 3:30 p.m. Race coverage begins at 3 p.m. Motor Racing Network’s radio broadcast begins at 2:30 p.m. and also can be heard at mrn.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will have MRN’s broadcast.
FORECAST: wunderground.com calls for a high of 61 degrees and no chance of rain at the start of the race.
LAST TIME: Kyle Larson won this event last year. Brad Keselowski placed second and Clint Bowyer was third.
CARS TO REAR: Alex Bowman (engine change), Gray Gaulding (engine change), Daniel Suarez (backup car), Michael McDowell (rear gear change).
STARTING LINEUP: Click here for the starting lineup