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Site: Bristol, Tennessee.

Schedule: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, noon-1:30 p.m.), qualifying (Fox Sports 1, 4:30-6 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 8:30-8:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.); Sunday, race, 1 p.m. (Fox, 12:30-4:30 p.m.).

Track: Bristol Motor Speedway (oval, 0.533 miles).

Race distance: 500 laps, 266.5 miles.

Last year: Carl Edwards won the rain-shortened race that was delayed more than five hours.

Last week: Jimmie Johnson won at Texas for his second victory of the year and fifth at the track. Defending series champion Kevin Harvick was second.

Fast facts: Harvick has nine top-two finishes in his last 10 starts. He has four victories — winning this year in consecutive starts in Las Vegas and Phoenix — and four second-place finishes. He was eighth three weeks ago at Martinsville. ... Harvick leads the standings, 26 points ahead of Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano and 40 in front of third-place Martin Truex Jr. Logano won the August race at the track. ... Edwards is in his first season with Joe Gibbs Racing after 11 with Roush Fenway Racing. ... Roush Fenway drivers Greg Biffle, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne have only one top-10 finish this season, Biffle's 10th-place run at Daytona.

Next race: Toyota Owners 400, April 25, Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Virginia.





Site: Bristol, Tennessee.

Schedule: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 3-4:30 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying (Fox Sports 1, 9:30-11 a.m.), race, 1:30 p.m. (Fox Sports 1, 1-3:30 p.m.).

Track: Bristol Motor Speedway (oval, 0.533 miles).

Race distance: 300 laps, 159.9 miles.

Last year: Kyle Busch held off Kyle Larson after a late restart.

Last week: Erik Jones raced to his first Xfinity victory, outrunning Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Texas. The 18-year-old Jones has four victories in the Truck series.

Fast facts: Busch is sidelined after breaking his right leg and left foot in the Xfinity opener at Daytona. Denny Hamlin is driving Joe Gibbs' No. 54 Toyota in place of Busch. ... Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano are racing. Harvick has five series victories at the track. ... Ty Dillon leads the standings, two points ahead of Chris Buescher.

Next race: O'Reilly Auto Parts 300, April 24, Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Virginia.




Next race: Kansas 250, May 8, Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas.

Last race: Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano won at Martinsville on March 28 to become the 26th driver to win in all three of NASCAR's top series.





Site: Long Beach, California.

Schedule: Friday, practice; Saturday, practice, qualifying (NBC Sports Channel, 5:30-7 p.m.); Sunday, race, 4:30 p.m. (NBC Sports Channel, 4-7 p.m.)

Track: Streets of Long Beach (street course, 1.968 miles).

Race distance: 157.4 miles, 80 laps.

Last year: Mike Conway won for Ed Carpenter Racing, taking the lead when Scott Dixon stopped for fuel with two laps left.

Last week: Schmidt Peterson Motorsports' James Hinchcliffe won the rainy inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana. Twenty-five of the 47 laps were run under caution.

Fast facts: The race is the third of the season. Team Penske's Juan Pablo Montoya won the opener in St. Petersburg, Florida, on March 29. ... Penske's Will Power, the defending series champion, was second at St. Petersburg and seventh in Louisiana. He won at Long Beach in 2008 and 2012. ... In 2013 at Long Beach, A.J. Foyt Enterprises' Takuma Sato became the first Japanese winner in IndyCar history. ... The Indy Lights race is Sunday (NBC Sports Network, 3-4 p.m.).

Next race: Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, April 26, Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Alabama.





Site: Sakhir, Bahrain.

Schedule: Friday, practice (NBC Sports Network, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying (NBC Sports Network, 2:30-4 p.m.); Sunday, race, 11 a.m. (NBC Sports Network, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.).

Track: Bahrain International Circuit (road course, 3.36 miles).

Race distance: 191.53 miles, 57 laps.

Last year: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton raced to the second of his 11 2014 victories en route to the season title. Teammate Nico Rosberg was second.

Last week: Hamilton won in China for the second straight year and fourth time overall. Rosberg was second.

Fast facts: The race is the fourth of the season. Hamilton took the opener in Australia, and Sebastian Vettel won in Malaysia in his second start for Ferrari. ... The 2011 race was canceled because of clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters.

Next race: Spanish Grand Prix, May 10, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.




Next event: O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals, April 24-26, Royal Purple Raceway, Baytown, Texas.

Last week: John Force won in Las Vegas, beating teammate Robert Hight in the Funny Car final. The 65-year-old Force has a record 142 victories. Richie Crampton won in Top Fuel, and Erica Enders-Stevens topped the Pro Stock field. Enders-Stevens also won the K&N Horsepower Challenge.




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WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Sprint Car: Friday, Kings Speedway, Hanford, California; Saturday, Perris Auto Speedway, Perris, California. Late Model: Illini 100, Friday-Saturday, Farmer City Raceway, Farmer City, Illinois. Online:

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