Jeff Gordon won first Cup event at Fontana
March 17, 2014, NASCAR.com
Jeff Gordon won the first premier series race at what is now known as Auto Club Speedway. At the time of the 1997 California 500 presented by NAPA, the track was known as California Speedway and Gordon led 113 of the 250 laps en route to the victory. Gordon has won at this track two other times with Cup victories in 1999 and 2004. In 24 races at Fontana, Gordon has 10 top-fives, 11 top-10s and two poles.