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NASCAR

MONSTER CUP

GO BOWLING 400

Site: Kansas City, Kansas.

Schedule: Friday, practice, 11:30 p.m. (FS1), practice, 1:30 p.m. (FS1), qualifying, 6:45 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, race, 7:30 p.m., FS1.

Track: Kansas Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Race distance: 400.5 miles, 267 laps.

Last year: Kyle Busch won for the third time in six races in the spring event in Kansas.

Last race: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. survived a massive wreck at Talladega to win from the pole.

Fast facts: Stenhouse won for the first time in 158 tries last week, and he gave Roush Fenway Racing its first victory since Carl Edwards won at Sonoma in 2014. ...Busch has finished in the top five in his last four starts in Kansas. ...Jimmie Johnson would set a track record with a win this weekend. He and Jeff Gordon have each taken first three times on the Kansas oval. ...Watch out for Kevin Harvick: He has finished second or better in five of his last seven Kansas races.

Next race: Monster Energy All-Star Race, May 20, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NASCAR

XFINITY

Last week: Aric Almirola won in Talladega from the 23rd spot on the grid, by far the lowest of any series winner this year.

Next race: Hisense 4K TV 300, May 27, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NASCAR

CAMPING WORLD TRUCK

TOYOTA TUNDRA 250

Site: Kansas City, Kansas.

Schedule: Thursday, practice, 3 p.m., practice, 5 p.m.; Friday, qualifying, 4:35, FS1, race, 8:30 p.m., FS1.

Track: Kansas Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Race distance: 250.5 miles, 167 laps.

Last year: William Byron won his first career race — the first of seven he took in 2016.

Last race: Chase Elliott won in Martinsville back on April 2.

Fast facts: The trucks get back on the track after a six-week break. ...Christopher Bell opened 2017 with a win, and he has already taken a pair of stages so far. ...Matt Crafton has owned Kansas in his career, with the most wins (two), most career top-five finishes (five) and the most career top-10s (eight). ...Toyota has won four straight trucks events in Kansas.

Next race: North Carolina Education Lottery 200, May 19, Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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INDYCAR

INDYCAR GRAND PRIX

Site: Indianapolis

Schedule: Friday, practice, 9:15 p.m., practice, 12:25 p.m., qualifying, 4:20 p.m.; Saturday, race, 3:50 p.m., ABC.

Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course (road, 2.44 miles).

Race distance: 207.3 miles, 85 laps.

Last year: Simon Pagenaud won both the pole and the race in Indy.

Last race: Pagenaud won in Phoenix to take an 18-point lead over Scott Dixon in the point standings.

Fast facts: Pagenaud, the defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion, took an oval for the first time in Phoenix. Pagenaud has also won two of the three previous races on Indianapolis Motor Speedway's road course. ...Will Power is the only other driver to win at Indy's new road course, taking first in 2015. ...Four different drivers have claimed victories in the first four races of 2017.

Next race: The Indianapolis 500, May 28, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis.

Online: http://www.indycar.com

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FORMULA ONE

SPANISH GRAND PRIX

Site: Barcelona

Schedule: Friday, practice, 3 a.m., practice, 7 a.m.; Saturday, practice, 4 a.m., qualifying, 7 a.m.; Sunday, race, 5 a.m., NBCSN.

Track: Barcelona Circuit-Catalunya (circuit, 2.9 miles).

Race distance: 190.8 miles, 66 laps.

Last year: Max Verstappen snapped Nico Rosberg's four-race winning streak with his first and only F1 victory.

Last race: Valterri Bottas won for the first time in his five-year career in Russia.

Fast facts: Bottas, of Finland, has claimed three podium finishes in 2017 and is now third in points. Sebastian Vettel is first with 86 points and Lewis Hamilton has 73. Bottas has 63 points, 14 more than fellow Finn Kimo Raikkonen. ...Michael Schumacher holds the circuit record with six wins in Barcelona, while six different current drivers — including Vettel, Hamilton and Raikkonen — have won races on the track.

Next race: Monaco Grand Prix, May 28, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Online: http://www.formula1.com

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NHRA

SOUTHERN NATIONALS

Last week: Steve Torrence won his second consecutive event last week in Atlanta.

Next race: Heartland Nationals, May 19-21, Heartland Park, Topeka, Kansas.

Online: http://www.nhra.com

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OTHER RACES

WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Friday-Saturday, Let's Race Two, Eldora Speedway, Rossburg, Ohio.

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