Auto Club Speedway Opens Lefty’s Reading Challenge

August 14, 2017 --- School is back in session and teachers are adding Lefty’s Reading Challenge to the syllabus. The free literacy program reaches over 150,000 students in nearly 250 elementary schools from San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange and Los Angeles Counties. Elementary schools can register for FREE online at www.leftyskidsclub.com/readingchallenge. Schools that register by September 15, 2017 will have the opportunity to have their School Principal and two guests take hot laps around Fontana's Auto Club Speedway in an official NASCAR Toyota Camry Pace Car. Students participating in the month-long reading program will win money for their libraries, school-wide pizza parties, and free NASCAR race tickets. Over the past eight years, Lefty's Reading Challenge has been an enormous success with nearly half a million students participating in Auto Club Speedway’s literacy program.  Lefty’s Reading Challenge, part of Auto Club Speedway’s youth initiative, Lefty’s Kids Club, provides youth with a positive and enriching outlook on [...]

Truex, Jr. Looks For Three Wins In A Row

October 5, 2016 – It would be safe to say that Martin Truex Jr. has found his groove at Charlotte Motor Speedway, site of Saturday night’s Bank of America 500, the first race of Round 2 in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Truex’s first of four wins in 2016 came at Charlotte in the Memorial Day weekend Coca-Cola 600. It was nothing short of a dominating victory for the Furniture Row Racing driver as he led 392 of 400 laps for 588 miles in his No. 78 Toyota Camry. The laps led established an event record and the miles led was an all-time NASCAR record. But the Charlotte track hasn’t always been good to Truex, who failed to post a top-five finish in his first 19 Cup races at the 1.5-mile oval. That statistic has taken a positive turn with Truex pocketing top-five finishes in his last three races [...]