California Speedway in Fontana, which opens this weekend, is the latest chapter in the Southland's motor racing story.
* THURSDAY: Practice begins, 8 a.m.
* FRIDAY: Ribbon-cutting ceremony, 7:30 a.m.
* SATURDAY: Auto Club 200 NASCAR Winston West race, noon; Pontiac-True Value IROC race, 5 p.m.
* SUNDAY: California 500, 11 a.m.