Race Blog

Jimmie Johnson won Sunday's Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, taking the lead from Denny Hamlin (finished 3rd) on the final restart. The victory was Johnson's 2nd of the season and 77th in his career, moving the California driver past Dale Earnhardt for 7th on the all-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win list. The road to Victory Lane was not an easy won for the now-six-time winner at the track.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

Statistically, Kevin Harvick entered the Arizona desert as the titan to beat. But his 2016 season has started off quieter than the past two - the beast has awoken. Harvick easily led the most laps, but his biggest "Beastmode" move came with the checkered flag in site. Carl Edwards (2nd) led 65 laps of his own and hung in the top 5 most of the day. His newer tires caught Harvick's old set in NASCAR Overtime in Turn 3.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

The Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 was saw history, strategy, excitement, and suspense blend for an intense second race of the 2016 season at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The day started with Kurt Busch (4th) on the pole after brother Kyle Busch (3rd) saw his fastest qualifying time disallowed Friday - he started in the back. Ku. Busch held the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevy up front for about the first quarter of the race, but then the Toyotas came to life.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull