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I LOVE NEW YORK 355
Site: Watkins Glen, New York
Schedule: Saturday, practice, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (NBCSN); Sunday, qualifying, 12:05 p.m. (NBCSN), race, 3 p.m., NBCSN.
Track: Watkins Glen International (circuit, 2.45 miles)
Race distance: 220.5 miles, 90 laps.
Last year: Denny Hamlin held off Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski for the win.
Last race: Kyle Busch won from the pole in Pocono, his first victory of the season.
Fast facts: NASCAR announced this week that, starting next season, drivers with more than five years of Cup experience will be limited to seven races in the XFINITY series, down from the 10-race maximum set for 2017. ...Cup drivers also will be limited to five races per season in the truck series ...Busch, Trevor Bayne and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. were found with loose lug nuts following last week's race.
Next race: Pure Michigan 400, August 13, Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Michigan.
Site: Watkins Glen, New York.
Schedule: Friday, practice, 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, qualifying, 11:05 p.m. (NBCSN), race, 2 p.m., NBCSN.
Track: Watkins Glen International.
Race distance: 200.9 miles, 82 laps.
Last year: Logano won both the pole and the race at Watkins Glen.
Last race: Ryan Preece won his first career race at Iowa.
Fast facts: Preece was first and second in his two-race deal with Joe Gibbs Racing. Preece is running in the NASCAR Modifieds series this season. ...Elliott Sadler's lead over William Byron is up to 54 points. Byron, who had won three races in five starts, was ninth last week at Iowa. ...Daniel Hemric's average start of 8.1 ranks first among drivers who've run more than four races.
Next race: Mid-Ohio Challenge, August 12, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, Ohio.
CAMPING WORLD TRUCK
Last race: Christopher Bell captured his fourth victory of the season at Pocono.
Next race: LTI Printing 200, Aug. 12, Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Michigan.
Last race: Josef Newgarden won his second straight race and third of 2017.
Next race: ABC Supply 500, Aug. 20, Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pennsylvania.
HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX
Last race: Sebastian Vettel won in Hungary last week.
Next race: Belgian Grand Prix, Aug. 27, Circuit De Spa-Francorchamps, Francorchamps, Belgium.
Site: Kent, Washington
Schedule: Friday, qualifying, 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, qualifying, 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, finals, 6:37 p.m., FOX.
Track: Pacific Raceways.
Last year: Antron Brown, Ron Capps and Aaron Strong left Washington with victories.
Last race: Steve Torrence won the Top Fuel final at Sonoma.
Fast facts: Torrence now has six wins in 2017 and leads the standings by 75 points. He had just eight victories to his credit entering the season. ...This weekend marks the end of the circuit's Western Swing. ...Brown, who is second in the Top Fuel standings, has taken the last two world titles. ...Leah Pritchett is third, 119 points behind Torrence.
Next race: Lucas Oil Nationals, August 18-20, Brainerd International Raceway, Brainerd, Minnesota.
WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Friday, Night Before the Ironman, Raceway at I-55, Pevely, Missouri; Saturday, Ironman 55, Raceway at I-55.