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NASCAR

MONSTER ENERGY CUP

STP 500

Site: Martinsville, Virginia.

Schedule: Friday, practice, 11:30 a.m. (FS1), qualifying, 4:35 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, practice, 10 a.m., (FS1), practice, 1:30 (FS1); Sunday, race, 2 p.m., FS1.

Track: Martinsville Speedway (oval, 0.526 miles).

Race distance: 500 miles, 263 laps.

Last year: Kyle Busch picked up his first win of 2016.

Last week: Kyle Larson continued his torrid start with a win at Fontana.

Fast facts: Larson already has 243 points and is 29 ahead of Chase Elliott in the standings. Larson also has a stage win and six playoff points. Martin Truex Jr. is third, 38 points back of Larson. ...Defending series champion Jimmie Johnson is mired in 17th place and is sandwiched between Trevor Bayne and Aric Almirola. ...Kurt Busch is 14th, last among drivers who've won a race in 2017.

Next race: O'Reilly Auto Parts 500, April 9, Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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XFINITY

Last race: Larson swept Fontana with his first series win of 2017.

Next race: My Bariatric Solutions 300, April 8, Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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CAMPING WORLD TRUCK

ALPHA ENERGY SOLUTIONS 250

Site: Martinsville, Virginia.

Schedule: Friday, practice, 1 p.m. (FS1), practice, 3 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, qualifying, 11:05 a.m. (FS1), race, 3 p.m., FOX.

Track: Martinsville Speedway (oval, 0.526 miles).

Race distance: 250 miles, 131 laps.

Last year: Kyle Busch prevailed from the front row.

Last race: Christopher Bell had a dominant run in Atlanta, the only March race in the series.

Fast facts: After nearly a month off, the trucks reconvene in Virginia. The series will take another extended hiatus after this weekend, with the next event set for Kansas City in mid-May. ...Bell is atop the standings as the series resumes. ...Saturday's race will feature two 70-lap stages and a 110-lap final stage.

Next race: Toyota Tundra 250, May 12, Kansas Motor Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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VERIZON INDYCAR

Last race: Sebastian Bourdais opened 2017 by winning in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Next race: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 9, Long Beach, California.

Online: http://www.indycar.com

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FORMULA ONE

Last race: Sebastian Vettel opened the 2017 season with a victory in Australia.

Next race: Chinese Grand Prix, April 9, Shanghai.

Online: http://www.formula1.com

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NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING

NHRA NATIONALS

Site: Las Vegas

Schedule: Friday, practice, 11:30 a.m. (FS1), qualifying, 4:35 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, 10, practice (FS1), practice, 1:30 (FS1); Sunday, race, 2 p.m., FS1.

Track: The Strip at Las Vegas.

Last year: Antron Brown took first in Las Vegas and later won a world championship.

Last race: Tony Schumacher took top fuel honors and John Force in funny car at the Gatornationals in Florida.

Fast facts: Brown beat Troy Buff for the win in 2016 in Vegas. But this year he's chasing teammate Leah Pritchett — winner of her last two races. ...Tony Schumacher is 21 points behind Pritchett, followed by Brown and Doug Kalitta.

Next race: NHRA Spring Nationals, Royal Purple Raceway, April 21-23, Baytown, Texas.

Online: http://www.nhra.com

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OTHER RACES

WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Friday, Kings Outlaw Shootout, Keller Auto Speedway, Hanford, California; Saturday, SoCal Showdown, Perris Auto Speedway, Perris, California.

Online: http://www.woosprint.com/