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NASCAR

SPRINT CUP

AAA TEXAS 500

Site: Fort Worth, Texas

Schedule: Friday, practice (12:30 p.m., NBCSN), qualifying (6:45 p.m.); Saturday, practice, (10:30 a.m., CNBC); practice (1:30 p.m., NBCSN); Sunday, race, 2 p.m., NBC.

Track: Texas Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Race distance: 501 miles, 334 laps.

Last year: Jimmie Johnson rallied to hold off a dominant Brad Keselowski and win despite leading just six laps.

Last week: Johnson clinched the first berth in the championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway with his victory in Martinsville.

Fast facts: Johnson sits atop the Chase grid heading to Texas, followed by Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth, Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Carl Edwards. ... Joe Gibbs Racing can still get three cars in the final four, led by Hamlin. ... Kyle Busch has 10 top-10 finishes in 21 starts in Texas. ... Johnson is also the only driver in this weekend's field to win a Chase event as a non-Chase contender.

Next race: Can-Am 500, Nov. 13, Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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XFINITY

O'REILLY AUTO PARTS CHALLENGE

Site: Fort Worth, Texas

Schedule: Friday, practice (2:30 p.m., NBCSN), practice (5 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying, (11:45 a.m., CNBC), race, 3 p.m., NBC.

Track: Texas Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Race distance: 300 miles, 200 laps.

Last year: Keselowski won the Xfinity race from the front row.

Last week: Kyle Busch won from the pole, complicating the playoff picture for series regulars.

Fast facts: Elliott Sadler, Daniel Suarez, Blake Koch and Justin Allgaier lead the playoff chase. But no driver has yet to lock up a spot in the final four. ... Erik Jones is the only playoff driver left to have previously won in Texas. But Jones needs a win in Fort Worth or Phoenix next weekend to accumulate enough points in those races to move on.

Next race: Ticket Galaxy 200, Nov. 12, Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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CAMPING WORLD TRUCK

LONGHORN 350

Site: Fort Worth, Texas

Schedule: Thursday, practice (3:30 p.m.), practice (5:30 p.m.); Friday, qualifying, (3:45 p.m., FS1), race, 8:30 p.m., FS1.

Track: Texas Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Race distance: 220.5 miles, 147 laps.

Last year: Erik Jones won in Texas to help clinch the series title.

Last week: Johnny Sauter became the first driver to lock down a spot in the championship finale by winning at Martinsville.

Fast facts: Christopher Bell (13 points above Matt Crafton on the cutoff line), Timothy Peters (+12), William Byron (+9), Crafton (-9) and Ben Kennedy (-10) trail Sauter on the Chase grid. ...Byron won the spring race at Texas, and Sauter and Crafton have also taken first in Fort Worth.

Next race: Lucas Oil 150, Nov. 11, Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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FORMULA ONE

Last race: Lewis Hamilton won for the second week in a row from the pole in Mexico. Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg maintains a 19-point lead with two races left.

Next race: Grand Prix of Brazil, Nov. 13, Jose Carlos Pace Autodrome, Sao Paolo.

Online: http://www.formula1.com

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NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING

Last race: Antron Brown clinched his third world title in Las Vegas.

Next race: Auto Club Finals, Nov. 10-13, Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Pomona, California.

Online: http://www.nhra.com