JAW’s ‘HEARTRACERS / HEARTBREAKERS’
– 2016 Auto Club 400 edition

Date: 3-20-16

Racetrack: Auto Club Speedway

Pole Sitter: Austin Dillon

HEARTRACERS:

  • Jimmie Johnson: Jimmie won yet another race this year. He won his 77th race with ‘Superman’ on his No. 48 car. Superman beat Batman at a NASCAR race.
  • Chase Elliott: Chase got another top-ten. He is finishing where Jeff Gordon did a lot last year. He is even having a better rookie season than Jeff.
  • Brian Scott: Brian got a solid run in the new No. 44 team this year. He has struggled for pace in earlier attempts.
  • Landon Cassill: Landon got another good finish this year in his new team. His improving throughout the year has continued into this one.
  • Ricky Stenouse Jr.: Ricky got another top-five. There was no crash this week so he had his good run.
  • AJ Allmendinger: AJ did well for another week inside the top-ten. He continues to improve the No. 47 car.

HEARTBREAKERS:

  • Kyle Larson: Kyle was turned during the race to the inside wall. He made slight contact on the backstretch. He finished last.
  • Danica Patrick: Danica got turned by Kasey Khane. It appeared she was dumped for no reason into 38th place. She was mad at Kasey and showed him trackside. It was a shame for her and TaxAct.
  • Greg Biffle: Greg lost an engine about three-quarters of the way through the race. He was out in 37th place after that.
  • Ryan Blaney: Ryan crashed his car with only five laps to go in the scheduled distance. He caused NASCAR overtime. He was off to a great start this season but got a bad finish.
  • Martin Truex Jr.: Martin got loose off of Joey Logano. He hit the wall and felt he was raced unclean. Joey made no contact but Martin threatened to race him dirty from now on. Martin finished near the back instead of the top-five. Martin had led over 20 laps.
  • Josh Wise: Josh was the slowest lapped car this week. He was ten laps down. His team continues to struggle on pace this year.

Tony Stewart – SPECIAL SECTION

HEARTRACERS:

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HEARTBREAKERS:

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