STOCK CARS--The Coors 100, part of the NASCAR Featherlite Southwest tour, will be raced today at Mesa Marin Raceway in Bakersfield. Mike Chase of Bakersfield won two of the four events at the track last year. . . . For what it's worth, Neil Bonnett of Hueytown, Ala., defended his title in the Evinrude-Daytona 500 fishing tournament on Lake Lloyd in the Daytona International Speedway's infield. Bonnett, a television commentator, is a former NASCAR Winston Cup driver.
SPORTS CARS--More than 250 drivers are expected to race in the California Sports Car Club's SCCA regional event next Saturday and Sunday at Willow Springs International Raceway. An eight-race program is planned for formula and sports cars. Details: (818) 508-7811.
INDY CARS--Arie Luyendyk, the 1990 winner who will drive in this year's Indy 500 for Chip Ganassi, will appear in People magazine's annual issue of the 50 most beautiful people in the world. . . . Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Rodger Ward has been selected to become the San Diego Automotive Museum's third member in the Racing Hall of Fame. He joins five-time world Formula One champion Juan Manuel Fangio and former national sports car champion and race car designer Carroll Shelby in the Hall of Fame. Ward, who won at Indy in 1959 and 1962, will be honored March 28 at the museum.