Toyota/Save Mart 350 Preview

Photo – Getty Images

By Jason Schultz


Race Info

Date- Sunday June 24th, 2012

Location- Sonoma, California

Start Time- 3:18 PM EST

Distance- 110 Laps, 218.9 Miles

Broadcast TV- TNT

Broadcast Radio- PRN

Weather Forecast

High 74 F Low 47 F

Chance of rain- 0%

Sunny

Past Race Winners

2011- Kurt Busch

2010- Jimmie Johnson

2009- Kasey Kahne

2008- Kyle Busch

2007- Juan Pablo Montoya

Notables yet to win Toyota/Save Mart 350

Brad Keselowski

Denny Hamlin

Clint Bowyer

Greg Biffle

Matt Kenseth

Kevin Harvick

Marcos Ambrose

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Carl Edwards

News & Notes

Dale Earnhardt Jr. looks to win back-to-back races

Matt Kenseth looks to keep point’s lead

Kurt Busch looks to win second straight Sonoma race

Kyle Busch looks to avoid getting a fourth straight DNF (Did Not Finish)

Marcos Ambrose looks for first Sonoma win

 Road Course Ringers in the field include; Brain Simo, Boris Said and David Mayhew

Jason’s Fantasy Racing Picks

Group A- Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart

Group B- Marcos Ambrose, Juan Pablo Montoya, A.J Allmendinger, Joey Logano

Group C- Brian Vickers, Boris Said

Event Schedule **Sonoma is in the Pacific Time Zone**

Sprint Cup Practice 3:00 PM EST/ 12:00 PM PT Friday on SPEED

Sprint Cup Qualifying 6:40 PM EST/ 3:40 PM PT Friday (TV airs qualifying Fri. at 11:00 PM EST on SPEED)

Sprint Cup Practice 12:30 PM EST/ 9:30 AM PT Saturday on SPEED

Sprint Cup Practice 1:45 PM EST/ 10:45 AM PT Saturday (TV airs practice Sat. at 11:00 PM EST on SPEED) 

Sprint Cup Race 3:00 PM EST/ 12:00 PM PT Sunday on TNT

Next race- Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway Sparta, Kentucky

Entry List via Nascar.com

HOMETOWN
SPONSOR
OWNER
1
Joplin, MO
Chevrolet
McDonald’s
Felix Sabates
2
Rochester Hills, MI
Miller Lite
Roger Penske
5
Enumclaw, WA
Chevrolet
Farmers Insurance
Linda Hendrick
7
Orange, CA
MAPEI
Robby Gordon
9
Launceston, Tasmania
Ford
Stanley
Richard Petty
10
Tomy Drissi
Hollywood, CA
Chevrolet
Ice Age Continental Drift
Tommy Baldwin
11
Chesterfield, VA
Toyota
FedEx Ground
J D Gibbs
13
Bakersfield, CA
Ford
GEICO
Bob Germain
14
Rushville, IN
Chevrolet
Office Depot / Mobil 1
Margaret Haas
15
Emporia, KS
Toyota
5-hour Energy
Rob Kauffman
16
Vancouver, WA
Ford
3M / US Stationary
Jack Roush
17
Cambridge, WI
Ford
Ford EcoBoost
John Henry
18
Las Vegas, NV
Toyota
M&M’s
Joe Gibbs
20
Middletown, CT
Toyota
The Home Depot
Joe Gibbs
22
Los Gatos, CA
Shell / Pennzoil
Walter Czarnecki
24
Pittsboro, IN
Chevrolet
Drive to End Hunger
Rick Hendrick
26
Riverside, CA
Ford
MDS Transport
Jerry Freeze
27
Eau Claire, WI
Chevrolet
Menards / Moen
Richard Childress
29
Bakersfield, CA
Chevrolet
Rheem
Richard Childress
30
Carlsbad, CA
Toyota
TRG Motorsports
Kevin Buckler
31
South Boston, VA
Chevrolet
Wheaties
Richard Childress
32
Carlsbad, CA
Ford
HendrickCars.com
Jack Roush
33
Asheville, NC
Chevrolet
Little Joes A
utos.com
Richard Childress
34
Unadilla, GA
Ford
Green 1 High Performance Green
Bob Jenkins
36
Hartford, OH
Chevrolet
Tommy Baldwin Racing
Allan Heinke
38
Riverside, CA
Ford
1-800LoanMart
Brad Jenkins
39
South Bend, IN
Chevrolet
Quicken Loans / Childrens Tumor Foundation
Tony Stewart
42
Bogota, Colombia
Chevrolet
Target
Chip Ganassi
43
Tampa, FL
Ford
Medallion Financial
Richard Petty
47
Corpus Christi, TX
Toyota
Clorox
Tad Geschickter
48
El Cajon, CA
Chevrolet
Lowe’s
Jeff Gordon
51
Las Vegas, NV
Chevrolet
Phoenix Construction Services
James Finch
55
Thomasville, NC
Toyota
RK Motors
Bill Jenkins
56
Mayetta, NJ
Toyota
NAPA Auto Parts
Michael Waltrip
78
Cato, NY
Chevrolet
Furniture Row / Farm American
Barney Visser
83
Cedar Rapids, IA
Toyota
Burger King
Thomas Ueberall
87
Lakeland, FL
Toyota
AM / FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves
Andrea Nemechek
88
Kannapolis, NC
Chevrolet
Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard
Rick Hendrick
93
Janesville, WI
Toyota
Burger King
Thomas Ueberall
98
David Mayhew
Atascadero, CA
Ford
Phil Parsons Racing
Mike Curb
99
Columbia, MO
Ford
Aflac
Jack Roush
119
Milwaukie, OR
Toyota
Humphrey Smith Racing
Randy Humphrey
195
Manteca, CA
Ford
Leavine Family Racing
Bob Leavine
249
Phoenix, AZ
Toyota
America Israel Racing / JPO Absorbents
Jay Robinson

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