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Top 10 Reasons Auto Club Speedway Should Keep Its 2 Race Dates

10. So Jeff Hammond can work on his tan while on the job.

9. Angie Harmon loves NASCAR, but hates road courses and traveling long distances.

8. The rising number of California natives in the Cup Series can crash at their parents’ houses instead of bringing their motorhomes cross country.

7. Because the Governator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, will pulverize those who take a date away.

6. Hey, Jay Leno ended up getting The Tonight Show back after low popularity and bad ratings, didn’t he?

5. Hasn’t NASCAR listened to the fans enough this year?

4. So Gillian Zucker can remain the most notable track president outside of Marcus Smith, as she pleads her track’s case on TV every other week.

3. Not one fan would want NASCAR to make a move admitting they were wrong about something.

2. An endless list of California references means writing filler for TV race broadcasts is easier than getting Heidi Montag to go under the knife.

1. Eventually California will lose both its race dates… when California falls into the Pacific.

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