Ragan has arrived safely in The Golden State and says he's learned something. He'd rather be in a racetrack driving 200 miles per hour than out on the California highways.
Elsewhere ... Brian Vickers will be running a University of Louisville paint scheme at Kentucky Speedway next weekend, honoring the school's 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship team. Here it is getting wrapped.
And here's what else is buzzing in the NASCAR world: