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NASCAR

MONSTER ENERGY CUP

O'REILLY AUTO PARTS 500

Site: Fort Worth, Texas

Schedule: Friday, practice, noon (FS1), qualifying, 6:15 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, practice, 9:30 a.m., (FS1), practice, noon (FS2); Sunday, race, 1:30 p.m., FOX.

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

Race distance: 501 miles, 334 laps.

Last year: Kyle Busch, starting 15th, won for the second consecutive week.

Last week: Brad Keselowski became the first driver in 2017 with multiple wins, taking first in Martinsville. It was also Ford's first win at Martinsville since 2002.

Fast facts: Keselowski is 34 points behind Kyle Larson in the standings but leads the series with 10 playoff points. ... Chase Elliott already has three top-five finishes, and he was fifth and fourth in races at Texas last year. ...Texas was repaved in the offseason, and the banking in the first two turns was reduced from 24 degrees to 20 degrees.

Next race: Food City 500, April 23, Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NASCAR

XFINITY

MY BARIATRIC SOLUTIONS 300

Site: Fort Worth, Texas

Schedule: Friday, practice, 2:30 p.m. (FS1), practice, 5 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, qualifying, 10:35 a.m., (FS1), race, 1:30 p.m., FOX.

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

Race distance: 300 miles, 200 laps.

Last year: Kyle Busch swept in Texas after starting from the pole.

Last race: Kyle Larson won two weeks ago at Fontana, holding off Joey Logano and Busch.

Fast facts: For the first time in the history of the series, a single team owns the top three positions in the driver standings. JR Motorsports drivers Elliott Sadler, William Byron and Justin Allgaier head to Texas first, second and third in points. ... Darrell Wallace has posted four straight top-10 finishes, a career first. Wallace has been sixth in each of those events. ... Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick head a list of seven Cup regulars expected to race on Saturday.

Next race: Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, April 22, Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NASCAR

CAMPING WORLD TRUCK

ALPHA ENERGY SOLUTIONS 250

Last week: Elliott became the third pole winner in as many races to finish first as well.

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

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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INDYCAR

TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH

Site: Long Beach, California

Schedule: Friday, practice, 1 p.m., practice, 5 p.m. (NBCSN); Saturday, practice, 1:45 p.m., qualifying, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN); Sunday, race, 4 p.m., NBCSN.

Track: Long Beach (street, 1.968 miles).

Race distance: 167.28 miles, 85 laps.

Last year: Simon Pagenaud brought home his first victory for Team Penske.

Last race: Sebastien Bourdais came from the back to win the opener in St. Petersburg.

Fast facts: This weekend's race will feature 200 seconds of push-to-pass with a maximum of 20 seconds per push. ... Bourdais won at Long Beach from 2005-07, and Will Power won in 2008 and 2012. ... Penske has won six of the last eight Long Beach poles, but the last pole winner to take first was Bourdais back in 2007. ... The street course has 11 turns.

Next race: Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, April 23, Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Alabama.

Online: http://www.indycar.com

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FORMULA ONE

CHINESE GRAND PRIX

Site: Shanghai

Schedule: Thursday, practice, 11 p.m.; Friday, practice, 3 a.m.; Saturday, practice, 1 a.m., qualifying, 4 a.m.; Sunday, race, 3 a.m.

Track: Shanghai International Circuit (circuit, 3.39 miles).

Race distance: 189.6 miles, 56 laps.

Last year: Nico Rosberg won for the third race in a row to start 2016.

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

Fast facts: The 16-turn circuit features two long straightaways. ... Ferrari and Mercedes occupy the top four spots in the driver standings, led by Vettel. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) is second, followed by teammate Valterri Botas and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen.

Next race: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, April 16, Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain.

Online: http://www.formula1.com

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NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING

Last week: Antron Brown captured first in top fuel in Las Vegas.

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, Yuma Valley Showdown, Cocopah Speedway, Somerton, Arizona; Saturday, Arizona Desert Shootout, Arizona Speedway, Queen Creek, Arizona.

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