NASCAR race results from Auto Club Speedway in California
Today, the NASCAR Cup Series unloads in Fontana, California. The 2-mile oval of Auto Club Speedway is set to host the Wise Power 400.
View the NASCAR results from Auto Club Speedway below.
Austin Cindric and Erik Jones line up on the front row and lead them to the starting line. 200 laps of stock car racing are up next…
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 65 (1-65 / 200)
Green flag, Austin Cindric gets the jump and he’s clear into turn one. Erik Jones drives it deep to the bottom, pulls even and clear. Jones leads off turn two.
Lap 10, Tyler Reddick has moved to the outside lane and he’s coming to the front. He gets to the right rear of Erik Jones and drives right by, Reddick leads.
Lap 15, Kyle Busch spins off turn two, caution.
Lap 22, Chase Elliott has a run on Reddick off turn four. He side drafts him at the line, dives to the inside in turn one and clears him. Elliott to the lead.
Lap 33, Elliott gets too high and brushes the wall in turn three. Reddick closes back to his bumper but Elliott is still rolling and holding the lead.
Lap 35, Elliott brushes the wall once more. This time he falls to 3rd as Reddick returns to the lead.
Lap 37, Kyle Busch heads for the pit lane with an overheating issues. The crew lifts the hood under green.
Lap 38, Elliott spins off turn two, caution.
Lap 53, Josh Bilicki spins, caution.
Pit Penalty: Kurt Busch is too fast on pit road and will head to the rear.
Tyler Reddick wins stage 1 at Auto Club Speedway!
Auto Club Results (Stage 1) : 1. Tyler Reddick; 2. Erik Jones; 3. William Byron; 4. Chase Briscoe; 5. Kyle Larson; 6. Alex Bowman; 7. Joey Logano; 8. Ryan Blaney; 9. Austin Cindric; 10. Ricky Stenhouse Jr;
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 65 (66-130 / 200)
Green flag on stage two, Chase Briscoe drives it deep to the inside in turn one but he can;t clear him off turn two. Larson pushes Briscoe clear down the back. Larson then cuts to the inside and takes over the lead for himself off turn four.
Back into turn one, Reddick pushes Briscoe and they both drive by Larson before turn one. Briscoe leads them off two.
Lap 86, Kyle Busch has a flat tire, no caution. He heads to the pit lane under green.
Lap 91, Denny Hamlin heads for the pit lane with a heating issue. Behind him, Christopher Bell spins off turn four and the caution is out.
Briscoe leads the field to the pit lane. Reddick wins the race to the pit exit.
Lap 100, William Byron has a run on Reddick off turn four. He side drafts him down the frontstretch and takes the lead on the inside into turn one.
Lap 110, Chris Buescher spins with a flat tire into turn three, caution.
Slow stop for William Byron as he enters 1st but he falls outside the top 10. The crew struggled to remove the LF lug. Reddick wins the race to the pit exit.
Green, Erik Jones drives deep to the inside and clears Reddick for the lead. Reddick crosses under him and he dives to the inside in turn three, they run side by side at the front. Brad Keselowski spins behind them, caution.
Green, Jones clears Reddick once more into turn one. Reddick heads for the top in turn three and builds momentum. With a run off turn four, Reddick heads for the bottom into turn one and retakes the lead.
Tyler Reddick Wins stage two at Auto Club Speedway!
Auto Club Results (Stage 2) : 1. Tyler Reddick; 2. Erik Jones; 3. Joey Logano; 4. Ryan Blaney; 5. Kyle Larson; 6. Cole Custer; 7. Austin Cindric; 8. Aric Almirola; 9. William Byron; 10. Denny Hamlin;
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 70 (131-200 / 200)
Green flag on stage three, Reddick and Jones run side by side into turn one. Reddick hangs onto his right rear off turn two and Reddick holds the lead into turn three.
Aric Almirola gets loose from 6th and nearly spins off turn four, he catches it and heads for the pit lane, no caution.
Lap 151, race leader Tyler Reddick has lost a right rear. As he slows, William Byron gets into him and Byron spins. Erik Jones takes over the lead as the caution is out.
Green, Logano noses ahead into turn one with a huge push from Larson.
43 to go, Keselowski icuts across the nose of Bubba Wallace and Keselowski spins! Austin Cindric and Harrison Burton are collected, caution.
Green, Logano narrowly clears Larson off turn two. Back into turn one, Larson slides Logano to take over the lead.
29 to go
29 to go, Ross Chastain spins off turn four, caution.
Larson leads the field to the pit lane. Chase Elliott wins the race to the pit exit. Briscoe stayed out.
Green, Briscoe falls through the field as Elliott noses ahead. Larson works the outside lane and gets to the right rear, Larson leads.
Back into turn one, Larson and Logano run side by side off turn four. Elliott has a run on both of them and looks to the outside. Larson comes up the track and puts Elliott in the wall. Larson holds the lead.
10 to go, Larson leads Logano by 2 seconds.
9 to go, Chase Elliott spins, caution.
The field heads for the pit lane. Larson is first in and first off, Suarez is +5 at pit exit as he’s off in 2nd.
Green, Logano pushes Larson into turn one. Suarez drives it deep to the inside and he runs even with Larson off turn two. Logano has a run on both of them into turn three, three wide for the lead!
3 to go, Suarez has a run on Larson back into turn one. They fight for space, Suarez clears him on the inside off turn two. Larson has a huge run off turn four, he dives to the inside, Larson back to the lead!
1 to go, Justin Haley slides through the grass and slams the inside wall, no caution.
Kyle Larson wins at Auto Club Speedway!
Auto Club Speedway
February 27, 2022
NASCAR Cup Series
Pos | Driver
1. Kyle Larson
2. Austin Dillon
3. Erik Jones
4. Daniel Suarez
5. Joey Logano
6. Aric Almirola
7. Kevin Harvick
8. Kurt Busch
9. Daniel Hemric
10. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
11. Cole Custer
12. Austin Cindric
13. Martin Truex Jr
14. Kyle Busch
15. Denny Hamlin
16. Chase Briscoe
17. Ty Dillon
18. Ryan Blaney
19. Bubba Wallace
20. Todd Gilliland
21. Garrett Smithley
22. BJ McLeod
23. Justin Haley
24. Tyler Reddick
25. Alex Bowman
26. Chase Elliott
27. Brad Keselowski
28. Corey LaJoie
29. Ross Chastain
30. Josh Bilicki
31. Michael McDowell
32. Cody Ware
33. Harrison Burton
34. William Byron
35. Chris Buescher
36. Christopher Bell
NASCAR Cup Series
Pos | Driver | Points | Wins
1. Austin Cindric
85 | 1 Win
2. Joey Logano
3. Martin Truex Jr
4. Ryan Blaney
5. Chase Briscoe
6. Erik Jones
7. Aric Almirola
8. Kyle Larson
65 | 1 Win
9. Bubba Wallace
10. Brad Keselowski
11. Kyle Busch
12. Kurt Busch
13. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
14. Austin Dillon
15. Daniel Suarez
16. Cole Custer
17. Ty Dillon
18. Michael McDowell
19. Chase Elliott
20. Kevin Harvick
21. Tyler Reddick
22. Chris Buescher
23. Corey LaJoie
24. Todd Gilliland
25. Alex Bowman
26. David Ragan
27. Justin Haley
28. Cody Ware
29. BJ McLeod
30. Denny Hamlin
31. Garrett Smithley
32. Jacques Villeneuve
33. William Byron
34. Harrison Burton
35. Ross Chastain
36. Christopher Bell