• Drivers unhurt in crash of Furniture Row Racing hauler near Las Vegas Motor Speedway
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    Drivers unhurt in crash of Furniture Row Racing hauler near Las Vegas Motor Speedway

    The drivers of the Furniture Row Racing hauler carrying Erik Jones’ No. 77 Toyota were uninjured Thursday in a hit-and-run accident 15 miles north of Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Travis Watts, who was behind the wheel, and David Shano were traveling from Phoenix Raceway to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, when their tractor-trailer rig was struck shortly after midnight on Interstate 15, according to a team release. The team said a car carrying two occupants pulled off the shoulder and back onto the highway directly in front of the truck, causing front-end damage to the tractor. The team said there was no damage to the trailer or its interior, which was carrying Jones’ cars. “We’re all

  • Fontana NASCAR weather: There’s actually a chance for rain this weekend
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    Fontana NASCAR weather: There’s actually a chance for rain this weekend

    Mostly dry weekend at Auto Club Speedway 2017 NASCAR_WXMAN Meteorologist Brian Neudorff It took five weeks but we have our first chances of rain during a NASCAR weekend at Auto Club Speedway It only took five weeks but we have our first chance

  • Kurt Busch’s ‘Where’s Earl?’ tour hits the West Coast in California
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    Kurt Busch’s ‘Where’s Earl?’ tour hits the West Coast in California

    More than a month later, Kurt Busch still is basking in his Daytona 500 victory. Busch has been lugging around his Harley J. Earl trophy on his “Where’s Earl?” tour, taking the hardware to his Las Vegas high school, the Chicago Cubs’ spring training camp and other stops. The ultimate destination for the trophy is Haas Automation’s headquarters in Oxnard, California. Busch has continued to document his tour on Twitter as the Stewart-Haas Racing driver has made multiple TV appearances and taken the trophy for a long walk on the beach. Here’s a look at all the stops Busch and Earl have made this week ahead of the Cup Series race weekend at Auto Club Speedway.