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Auto racing

Sprint Cup

AUTO CLUB 400

Site: Fontana, Calif.

Schedule: Friday, practice (Fox Sports Speed, 2:30-4:30 p.m.), qualifying (Fox Sports Speed, 7-9 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Fox Sports Speed, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; 3:30-4:30 p.m.); Sunday, race, 3 p.m. (FOX, 2:30-6 p.m.).

Track: Auto Club Speedway (oval, 2.0 miles).

Race distance: 400 miles, 200 laps.

Last year: Tony Stewart raced to the second of his three 2012 victories, beating Kyle Busch in the rain-shortened event.

Last week: Kasey Kahne won at Bristol Motor Speedway, waging a bumper-banging battle with Brad Keselowski and easily holding off Busch.

Fast facts: Five-time series champion Jimmie Johnson has a series-high five victories at the track. He won the season-opening Daytona 500. ... Defending season champion Keselowski leads the season standings, nine points ahead of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Keselowski is the only driver to finish in the top five in each of the first four races. ... Mark Martin is back in Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 55 Toyota after a one-week break. Brian Vickers finished eighth in the car at Bristol.

Next race: STP Gas Booster 500, April 7, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Va.

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