Auto Club 400 : Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. will host race No. 5 of the NASCAR schedule on Sunday, the 2019 Auto Club 400. The green flag drops at 3:30 p.m. ET for what should be an action-packed event at the two-mile, D-shaped oval.
Auto Club 400
NASCAR Monster Energy
Place: Auto Club Speedway – Fontana, CA
Time: 3:30PM ET
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A new aerodynamic package meant to put a premium on drafting and passing at tracks from 1.2 to just over two miles has made for nail-biting action so far, but the latest 2019 Auto Club 400 odds still value recent performance and track history.
There are plenty of question marks given the new car packages, so before you make any 2019 Auto Club 400 picks or set your NASCAR DFS lineups on sites like FanDuel and DraftKings, be sure to consult the NASCAR at Fontana projected leaderboard from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
It made some huge calls in NASCAR last year, including correctly projecting wins for Kyle Busch at Chicago and Martin Truex Jr. at Sonoma. And it’s off to a strong start in NASCAR this year, calling Daytona 500 champion Denny Hamlin a top contender and nailing eight of the top 10 drivers at the Pennzoil 400, which included putting winner Joey Logano in its projected top five. It was also all over Kyle Busch as a top contender at the TicketGuardian 500 last week. Anybody who has followed its picks is way up.
McClure, who has a mechanical engineering degree, grew up around race tracks. Big events at iconic venues like Auto Club Speedway are in his blood. His model simulated the 2019 NASCAR at Fontana race 10,000 times and the results were surprising.
For the 2019 Auto Club, we can tell you the model is high on Aric Almirola, who makes a strong run at the checkered flag despite going off as a long shot at 18-1 NASCAR at Fontana odds.