(FONTANA, Calif. - March 23, 2012) - Sixty-five of the 89 entries in NASCAR action this weekend at Auto Club Speedway of Southern California are filled by drivers with experience in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, including 2007 championship contender Michael McDowell.
McDowell is one of 13 ARCA winners and 30 ARCA-experienced drivers among the 46 entered for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on the two-mile oval. He joins Kyle Busch, Travis Kvapil, Joey Logano, Mark Martin, Casey Mears, Paul Menard Ryan Newman, David Ragan, Scott Riggs, Ken Schrader, Tony Stewart, and David Stremme as ARCA winners entered for the race.
Busch, Logano, and Riggs are also entered in Saturday's Nationwide Series event, joining fellow ARCA winners like Justin Allgaier, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and James Buescher.
The full lists of this weekend's entered NASCAR drivers with ARCA Racing Series experience are available below.
|NASCAR Entries at Auto Club Speedway|
|NASCAR Sprint Cup Series|
|Drivers with ARCA Experience||ARCA Winners|
|NASCAR Nationwide Series|
|Drivers with former ARCA Experience||ARCA Winners|
|Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||x|
|Robert Richardson Jr.|
|Sam Hornish Jr.|