Grisham and Pond on Top at Auto Club Speedway

Grisham and Pond on Top at Auto Club Speedway

Auto Club Speedway is an interesting racetrack. A roval, it has two personalities and if you want to win there, you need to have a drafting partner. Short of that, you can partner up with whoever is around you and hope it works out for you in the end.
Justin Crickenberger tried to work with Ryan Pond in Saturday’s race, and even though they tried to work together, they didn’t get the order of operations right. Crickenberger’s 1999 Miata has the torque and horsepower to push Pond’s 1.6 car on the high banks, but Crickenberger was ahead, so the two tried to change places to take better advantage. It didn’t work, and the two found themselves fighting other drivers for position late in the race.
“We decided to make the change without realizing how close and how quickly everyone else was coming up to us, so that ended up hurting both of

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