All that stands in his way from completing the sweep is to capture the checkered flag at the end of the Auto Club 400.
Although Johnson has six career victories at Auto Club Speedway, the Cup Series track closest to his hometown, the Californian might not have the vehicle to prevent Harvick from becoming the first driver to sweep all three races in NASCAR's West Coast swing. Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch, both of whom start in Row 1, will try to get out in front and keep the 4 in the rear view mirror.
Truex won back-to-back poles for the first time in his career Friday, following up his pole in Phoenix with another speedy performance.
Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick, Kasey Kahne, Brad Keselowski and last year's victor Kyle Larson have each taken one checkered flag at Fontana.
"I crashed going into the green flag past year", Harvick said, referring to damage on the nose of his auto in the opening moments of the race. Jimmie Johnson was the last to accomplish the feat back in 2007, and the only driver to do it in the 21st century.
Purdue tops Butler 76-73 to advance to Sweet 16 Will Butler and Purdue cash the over this afternoon when they meet in the second round of the NCAA tournament at 12:10 p.m. With Edwards on the bench for the beginning of the second half, Butler immediately went back in front with a 7-2 run.
Stage 1 victor: Martin Truex Jr. Truex, the defending series champion had an 11.6 second margin of victory over runner-up Kyle Larson.
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Kyle Larson, who had won the past four races on 2-mile tracks, finished second.
The reigning series champion scored his first Cup triumph of the season and the 16th of his career. Harvick and Larson were racing for the third position when Larson unbeknownst to Harvick pulled to his inside, and when Harvick tried to go low himself he banged into Larson's vehicle turning him into the outside backstretch wall.
Harvick's flapping bumper was the most obvious problem, but he made a nice save down the track to avoid an interior wall.
This, he said, was also consuming the party supremo's time which could be used for focusing on governance in Delhi. Following the apology , AAP Punjab president Bhagwant Mann and co-president Aman Arora resigned from their posts.
She defeated No. 31 Agnieszka Radwanska and No. 5 Karolina Pliskova on her way to the final, dropping just one set in six matches. She was broken to open the second set and again in the fifth game, giving Osaka a 4-1 lead on her forehand victor down the line.
He said we will provide 2 crore jobs, we have not seen even 2 lakh jobs", said Manmohan Singh, reminding the PM about the promise. On the third and last day of the session, Singh, in his speech, said that the atmosphere in Kashmir is deteriorating everyday.
The Raiders have been quite active in free agency, acquiring a bevy of players on offense, defense and special teams. Drafted in 2013 by the Vikings, Patterson had 309 receiving yards and 121 rushing yards a year ago .
ValuEngine raised CNX Midstream Partners from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. Gvo Asset Management Ltd bought 925,747 shares as the company's stock declined 6.00% while stock markets rallied.
A back and forth, plodding heavyweight battle sent Volkov into the title picture and Werdum back to the drawing board. Alexander Volkov on how the fight went: "We were playing with each other and getting under each others' skin".
Russian Federation has also said it is opening a probe into the murder of Glushkov, who was found dead at his London home. It warned London it stood ready to take further measures in the event of more "unfriendly steps".
Authorities have spent unprecedented funds to get out the vote to ensure he has a strong mandate for his next six years in office. Vladimir Putin is now leading with over 76 percent of the vote, well above the simple majority needed to avoid a run-off.
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Louis, MO, however, once the mistake was identified, the plane diverted to Akron, OH to drop the pet off at its final destination. The flight, which was carrying 33 passengers, left Newark, NJ on Thursday morning and was bound for St.
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First-time voters in Moscow were given free tickets for pop concerts and health authorities were offering free cancer screenings. Critics think Mr Sobchak has the tacit support of the Kremlin so that the election looks more democratic, which she denies.
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Ireland rule undefeated, and come to Twickenham attempting to cap its coronation by securing only a third ever Grand Slam, on St. They are slow-burners, but unless you fix them they catch up with you when you get to a big tournament like the World Cup.
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Real Madrid without Ramos for Girona test
Nearly all of Madrid's players will head away for friendlies with their countries, after Sunday's LaLiga game at home to Girona . We saw what they did and what they are doing. "We have worked well this week and we are looking forward to it".
Double murder in North York
A man, who a Toronto Paramedics spokesperson said is believed to be in his 20s, was found without vital signs. Police say they were called to a bowling alley on Samor Road, west of Dufferin Street at 10:08 p.m.
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