FONTANA, Calif. (Feb. 25, 2020) – NASCAR today announced that the total purse for the Auto Club 400 will be more than $7 million as motorsports’ best drivers go for the checkered flag at one of the circuit’s fastest tracks.
A total purse of $7.4 million will be awarded following the completion of the 200-lap, 400-mile race on the two-mile D-shaped oval. The race is scheduled for Sunday, March 1 with the green flag start on FOX at 12:30 p.m. (PT).
This year, NASCAR’s only stop in Southern California will celebrate, hometown hero and seven-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson as he races his last Auto Club 400 on March 1st as a full-time NASCAR Driver. Jimmie Johnson has won at Auto Club Speedway a record six times – the most of any driver all-time.
Tickets to the NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Southern California’s premier motorsports facility can be purchased by calling 800-944-RACE (7223) or purchasing online at www.autoclubspeedway.com.
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About Auto Club Speedway
Located 50 miles east of Los Angeles in Fontana, Auto Club Speedway is California’s premier motorsports facility, hosting over 320 days of track activity each year including the NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 weekend – Feb. 28-29, March 1, 2020. The two-mile D-shaped oval is one of the fastest tracks on the NASCAR circuit. The Speedway is also home to numerous movie, television and commercial productions, photo shoots, new car testing, club racing and a variety of racing schools. For more information on events at Auto Club Speedway call 1-800-944-RACE (7223) or visit www.autoclubspeedway.com.