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NASCAR

AAA TEXAS 500

Site: Texas Motor Speedway.

Schedule: Friday, practice, 2 p.m. (NBCSN), qualifying, 7 p.m. (NBCSN); Saturday, practice, 12:30 p.m. (CNBC), practice, 3 p.m. (NBCSN); Sunday, race, 3 p.m., NBCSN.

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

Race distance: 501 miles, 334 laps.

Last year: Kevin Harvick won at Texas for his last victory of 2017.

Last race: Joey Logano won at Martinsville for his second win of the season.

Fast facts: After nudging Martin Truex Jr. out of the way to win last week, Logano is the only driver currently qualified for the season-ender at Homestead. Logano also won the spring race in Fort Worth four years ago. ... Kyle Busch leads all playoff drivers with wins (three), top-10s (12) and laps led (864) at TMS. ... Chase Elliott's average finish of 7.4 at Texas is tops among active driver, and his 11th-place finish in the spring was his only career finish outside the top 10.

Next race: Can-Am 500, ISM Raceway, Nov. 11, Avondale, Arizona

Online: http://www.nascar.com

XFINITY

O'REILLY AUTO PARTS 300

Site: Fort Worth

Schedule: Friday, practice, 3:05 p.m. & 5:35 p.m., Saturday, qualifying, 1:40 p.m., (CNBC), race, 4:30 p.m., MSNBC

Track: Texas Motor Speedway

Race distance: 300 miles, 200 laps

Last year: Erik Jones won from the pole.

Last race: John Hunter Nemecheck took first at Kansas on Oct. 20.

Fast facts: Elliott Sadler, in his final season as a full-time driver, heads to Texas atop the standings, followed by Daniel Hemric, Tyler Reddick and Christopher Bell. ... Bell is just one point the cutoff even though he has a pair of playoff victories after being involved in a crash after just two laps at Kansas. ... Matt Tifft is fifth, just one point below the cutoff.

Next race: Whelen Trusted To Perform 200, Nov. 10, ISM Raceway

Online: http://www.nascar.com

CAMPING WORLD TRUCK

JAG METALS 350

Site: Fort Worth

Schedule: Thursday, practice, 4:05 & 6:05 p.m.; Friday, qualifying, 4:10 p.m. (FS2), race, 8:30 p.m., FS1.

Track: Texas Motor Speedway

Race distance: 220.5 miles, 147 laps.

Last year: Johnny Sauter notched the first of back-to-back wins.

Last race: Sauter won at Martinsville.

Fast facts: Sauter locked himself into the four-car finale in Miami with that victory at Martinsville. It was the 23rd win of Sauter's career and ensured that the 2016 series champion will finish fourth or better for the sixth consecutive season. Sauter has six wins and 14 other top-5 finishes in 2018. ... Noah Gragson (second) and Brett Moffitt (third) are also safely above the cut line heading to Texas. But Grant Enfinger is just two points clear of Justin Haley for the final spot.

Next race: Lucas Oil 150, Nov. 9, ISM Raceway

Online: http://www.nascar.com

FORMULA ONE

Last race: Max Verstappen won the race in Mexico, but Lewis Hamilton clinched his fifth world title.

Next race: Brazilian Grand Prix, Nov. 11, Jose Carlos Pace Racetrack, Sao Paulo.

Online: http://www.formula1.com

NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING

Last race: Steve Torrence won in Top Fuel, his fifth straight victory.

Next race: NHRA Finals, Nov. 8-11, Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Ponoma, California.

Online: http://www.nhra.com

OTHER RACES

WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Thursday-Saturday; World of Outlaws World Finals, The Dirt Track at Charlotte, Concord, North Carolina.

Online: http://www.woosprint.com