Fast Facts

Posted: Friday, April 30, 2004

Auto Club 500

(Race No. 10 of 36)

Where: California Speedway in Fontana, Calif.

SERIES: Nextel Cup

When: 3 p.m., Sunday

Track dimensions: 2-mile oval with 14-degree banking in the corners.

Broadcast: Television FOX at 3 p.m.; Radio Motor Racing Network at 3 p.m.

Track records: Qualifying 187.432 mph by Ryan Newman on April 26, 2002; Race 155.012 mph by Jeff Gordon on June 22, 1997.

Last year's winner: Kurt Busch.

Companion events and schedule: Friday 300 (NASCAR Busch Series) pole qualifying (4 p.m.); Auto Club 500 pole qualifying (6 p.m., Speed); Saturday Auto Club 500 final practice session (3 p.m., FX); 300 (4 p.m., FOX).

Other races: Saturday Hooters ProCup 250 (USAR) at Lonesome Pine Raceway (7:30 p.m.); SK Hand Tool 200 (ASA) at USA International Speedway (8 p.m., Spike); Sunday Summit Racing Equipment Southern Nationals (NHRA) at Atlanta Dragway (4:30 p.m., ESPN2).

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