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NASCAR

MONSTER CUP

HOLLYWOOD CASINO 400

Site: Kansas City, Kansas

Schedule: Friday, practice, 1 p.m. (NBCSN), qualifying, 6:15 p.m. (NBCSN); Saturday, practice, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (NBCSN); Sunday, race, 3 p.m., NBCSN.

Track: Kansas Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Race distance: 400.5 miles, 267 laps.

Last year: Kevin Harvick held off Carl Edwards and Joey Logano in Kansas.

Last race: Brad Keselowski, starting sixth, won at Talladega.

Fast facts: This weekend's race concludes the Round of 12. Series leader Martin Truex Jr. won at Kansas in May and is second among active drivers in laps led at 622. ... Kyle Larson, ranked second heading into this weekend, snapped a streak of four straight finishes outside the top 10 at Kansas when he finished sixth this spring. ... Kevin Harvick won the 2016 fall race at Kansas.

Next race: First Data 500, Oct. 29, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Virginia.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NASCAR

XFINITY

KANSAS LOTTERY 300

Site: Kansas City, Kansas

Schedule: Friday, practice, 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. (NBCSN); Saturday, qualifying, 12:05 p.m., NBCSN, race, 3 p.m., NBC.

Track: Kansas Speedway

Race distance: 300 miles, 200 laps.

Last year: Kyle Busch won from the pole.

Last race: Alex Bowman won his first series event.

Fast facts: Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Christopher Bell, 22, will compete full time in the series next season. Bell currently leads the Truck series points in the No. 4 Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports. Bell has made four starts this season, winning the pole at Iowa. ... Rookie William Byron has a three-point lead over Justin Alllgaier. Elliott Sadler is third, just six points off of first place.

Next race: O'Reilly Auto Parts 300, Nov. 4, Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NASCAR

CAMPING WORLD TRUCK

Last race: Parker Kligerman, who didn't qualify for the playoffs, won at Talladega for his second career victory.

Next race: Texas Roadhouse 200, Oct. 28, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Virginia.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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FORMULA ONE

UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX

Site: Austin, Texas.

Schedule: Friday, practice, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Saturday, practice, noon, qualifying, 5 p.m.; Sunday, race, 3 p.m., NBC

Track: Circuit of the Americas (circuit, 3.42 miles).

Race distance: 191.6 miles, 56 laps.

Last year: Lewis Hamilton won from the pole, kicking off a four-race winning streak.

Last race: Lewis Hamilton took his fourth race in five starts in Japan.

Fast facts: Formula One returns to the U.S., where it has run in Austin since 2012. ... Hamilton's recent strong form has put him 59 points clear of Sebastian Vettel and 72 ahead of Valterri Bottas. ... Seating at the track exceeds 120,000.

Next race: Mexican Grand Prix, Oct. 29, Hermanos Rodriguez Autodrome, Mexico City.

Online: http://www.formula1.com

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NHRA

TEXAS FALL NATIONALS

Last race: Brittany Force won in Texas, closing the gap on leader Steve Torrence.

Next race: Toyota Nationals, Oct. 26-29, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Online: http://www.nhra.com

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OTHER RACES

WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Friday, FVP Platinum Battery Shootout, Lakeside Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas; Saturday, Twister Showdown, Salina Highbanks Speedway, Salina, Oklahoma.

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