Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain waves from the podium after winning the Qatar Formula One Grand Prix. In Lusail, Qatar, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. On the left is second placed Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and on the right third placed Alpine driver Fernando Alonso of Spain. (Hamad I Mohammed, Pool via AP)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain waves from the podium after winning the Qatar Formula One Grand Prix. In Lusail, Qatar, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. On the left is second placed Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and on the right third placed Alpine driver Fernando Alonso of Spain. (Hamad I Mohammed, Pool via AP)
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FORMULA ONE

Last race: Seven-time series champion Lewis Hamilton started from the pole in Qatar and was never threatened in his second consecutive victory. It allowed him to pull within eight points of leader Max Verstappen with two races remaining.

Next race: Dec. 5, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Online: https://www.formula1.com/

NASCAR CUP SERIES

Last race: Kyle Larson completed a dominating 10-win season by holding off Martin Truex Jr. for his first championship.

Next race: Feb. 20, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Online: https://www.nascar.com/

NASCAR XFINITY SERIES

Last race: Daniel Hemric made the first victory of his career a good one, beating reigning champion Austin Cindric to win the championship.

Next race: Feb. 19, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

NASCAR TRUCK SERIES

Last race: Ben Rhodes won his first series championship.

Next race: Feb. 18, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

INDYCAR

Last race: Colton Herta won the season finale at Long Beach, California, as Alex Palou wrapped up the series championship.

Next race: Feb. 27, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Online: http://www.indycar.com

NHRA DRAG RACING

Last event: Steve Torrense won the Top Fuel championship and Bob Tasca III won the Funny Car title in the Auto Club NHRA Nationals.

Next event: Feb. 17-20, Pomona, California.

Online: http://www.nhra.com

WORLD OF OUTLAWS

Next event: Feb. 10-12, Barberville, Florida.

Online: http://worldofoutlaws.com/sprintcars

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