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Auto Club viewer's guide

March 20, 2013, NASCAR.com

Auto Club 400

How are you watching the races at Auto Club Speedway? Find out how to get the latest from wherever you.

WATCHING AT HOME?

GOING TO THE RACE?
GOING MOBILE?
PLAYING FANTASY?

Even if you're not at the track, you can keep up with all the live action on TV and at NASCAR.com. (All times Eastern, unless noted.)

Watch practices and the race on TV:

SPRINT CUP SERIES:

Friday, March 22:

Practice on SPEED, 2:30 p.m.

Coors Light Pole qualifying on SPEED, 7 p.m.

Saturday, March 23:

Practice on SPEED, 12:30 p.m.

Final practice on SPEED, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 24:

Auto Club 400 on FOX, 3 p.m.

NATIONWIDE SERIES:

Friday, March 22:

Practice on SPEED, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 23:

Coors Light Pole qualifying on SPEED, 1:30 p.m.

Royal Purple 300 on ESPN, 5 p.m.

Get inside the garage:

GarageCam will be live streaming on Friday, March 22 from the Sprint Cup garages at 2 p.m. and the Nationwide garages at 4 p.m. ET.

Keep an eye on the media center:

Press Pass will have live news conferences. All times local.

Friday, March 22

Kyle Larson | 10 a.m.

Clint Bowyer | 10:15 a.m.

Jimmie Johnson | 10:30 a.m.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. | 10:45 a.m.

Brad Keselowski | 11 a.m.

Sprint Cup Series post-qualifying driver news conferences | 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 23

Nationwide Series post-race driver news conferences | 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 24

Sprint Cup Series post-race driver news conferences | 3 p.m.

Want more?

Get lap-by-lap updates on NASCAR.com during practice laps, qualifying and races.

Re-live the race:

Watch race highlights from your favorite driver and top moments shortly after the race using Race Replay  delivered by FedEx Racing.

Want to attend the races this weekend? Buy tickets to the Auto Club 400 and Royal Purple 300.

Know the track:

Check out our Auto Club Speedway track page to take a video tour of the track and explore the best fan views.

Want to meet a driver?

Here is a list of appearances. (List subject to change, all times local.)

Friday, March 22:

Tony Stewart Walk of Fame induction | 10:40 a.m., outside of Gate 12.

Austin Dillon, Trevor Bayne, Travis Pastrana, Regan Smith, Brian Vickers, Brad Sweet, Josh Wise, Sam Hornish Jr., Dakoda Armstrong, Ryan Reed and Parker Kligerman autograph session | 4:30 p.m. in the garage area.

Saturday, March 23:

Kyle Larson | 9:45 a.m., Lefty's Fun Zone

Juan Pablo Montoya | 10:30 a.m., Garage fence line along Terrace Road. Pre-race pit pass required.

Sunday, March 24:

Joey Logano Q&A | Main Auto Club display in the Auto Club Speedway FanZone, 8:30 a.m.

Clint Bowyer autograph session | Garage fence line along Terrace Road, 8:30 a.m. Pre-race pit pass required.

Marcos Ambrose autograph session | Garage fence line along Terrace Road, 9:05 a.m. Pre-race pit pass required.

Mark Martin autograph session | Garage fence line along Terrace Road, 9:10 a.m. Pre-race pit pass required.

Martin Truex Jr. autograph session | Garage fence line along Terrace Road, 9:10 a.m. Pre-race pit pass required.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Q&A | Sprint Unlimited Experience in the Auto Club Speedway FanZone, 9:15 a.m.

Carl Edwards | Ford display in the Auto Club Speedway FanZone, 9:30 a.m.

Get packing:

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Built by Roger Penske and Kaiser, Auto Club Speedway is a two-mile, d-shaped oval track in Southern California.

Keep all eyes on the race:

With RaceView Premium and NASCAR RaceView Mobile '13, formerly RaceView 360, you can watch live, virtual 3-D video with in-car audio as well as national radio broadcasts, telemetry data and real-time stats.

Follow from anywhere:

NASCAR Mobile '13: This new app is free to download with an upcoming in-app subscription for premium content including live driver audio, live advanced leaderboards and live alternate camera angles (when available).

Buddy system:

Watch live enhanced coverage with 10 HD cameras, a live chat and live standings for this week's Nationwide series races with RaceBuddy.

Play NASCAR FANTASY LIVE:

Don't forget to do your research and set your lineup.

Expert tip of the week:

This week, favorites and dark horses will both come from NASCAR’s superteams. Two-mile tracks require a perfect marriage of speed and handling and financial security is the key to a strong relationship. Get more tips from Dan Beaver's fantasy blog.

Keep up with the latest:

Use our weekly Driver Reports for a quick breakdown of how each driver is looking. Also each week, our writers vote on which drivers are making moves. Read the resulting driver Power Rankings to help power up your lineup.

Last year's top three finishers:

1. Tony Stewart

2. Kyle Busch

3. Dale Earnhardt Jr.

See the complete results from last year's event here.

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