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Site: Charlotte, North Carolina.
Schedule: Thursday, practice, 2:35 p.m. (FS1), qualifying, 7:15 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, practice, 9:05 a.m. & 11:05 a.m. (FS1); Sunday, race, 6 p.m., FOX.
Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 mile).
Race distance: 600 miles, 400 laps.
Last year: Austin Dillon won despite starting 22nd.
Last race: Kevin Harvick won for the second straight week and fifth time overall in 2018 at Kansas two weeks ago.
Fast facts: Even though Harvick has won five times in 12 races, he's just third in the standings behind Kyle Busch and Joey Logano. Harvick trails Busch by 19 points and Logano by 12 — but he has a series high 24 playoff points. ...Martin Truex Jr. was honored at the White House on Monday for winning the 2017 series championship. Truex is eighth so far this season.
Next race: Pocono 400, June 3, Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pennsylvania.
Schedule: Thursday, practice, 4:05 p.m. & 6:05 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, qualifying, 10:10 a.m. (FS1), race, 1 p.m., FS1.
Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Race distance: 300 miles, 200 laps.
Last year: Ryan Blaney won for the sixth time in his career in the series.
Last race: Justin Allgaier notched his first victory of 2018 three weeks ago at Dover.
Fast facts: GMS Racing announced on Monday that Cup driver Chase Elliott will drive their No. 23 car at Charlotte and other select events later this season. Elliott, who finished in the top 10 53 times in the series in 2014 and 2015, will also run for GMS at Pocono, Chicagoland, Daytona and Bristol. ...Elliott Sadler has a 38-point lead over Tyler Reddick at the top of the standings despite not winning a race yet. Sadler does have eight top-five finishes.
Next race: Pocono Green 250, June 2, Pocono Raceway.
CAMPING WORLD TRUCK
Last race: Johnny Sauter won from the pole in Charlotte.
Next race: Rattlesnake 400, June 8, Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas.
Schedule: Friday, practice, 11 a.m.; Sunday, race, 11:05 p.m., ABC.
Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (oval, 2.5 mile).
Race distance: 500 miles, 200 laps.
Last year: Takuma Sato took first for his only podium finish of 2017.
Last race: Will Power won the Grand Prix of Indy from the pole, leading 56 of 85 laps.
Fast facts: Ed Carpenter will start the 102nd Indy 500 from the pole. It's the third time Carpenter took the first spot in the series' biggest race. ...Penske drivers Simon Pagenaud, Will Power and Josef Newgarden will start second, third and fourth, respectively. ...Danica Patrick will start seventh in her return to IndyCar. Patrick ran 115 series races from 2005-2011. ...
Next race: Duel in Detroit, June 2 & 3, The Raceway at Belle Isle Park, Detroit.
MONACO GRAND PRIX
Site: Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Schedule: Thursday, practice, 5 (ESPN2), practice, 9 a.m. (ESPNEWS); Saturday, practice, 6 a.m. (ESPN2), qualifying, 9 a.m. (ESPN2), Sunday, race, 9:10 a.m., ESPN
Track: Monaco Circuit (2.07 miles).
Race distance: 161.7 miles, 78 laps.
Last year: Sebastian Vettel won a race that featured just one lead change.
Last race: Lewis Hamilton dominated in Barcelona two weeks ago.
Fast facts: One of F1's most iconic races is set for this weekend as the series descends on Monte Carlo. Formula 1 has been racing there since 1950. ..The course setup makes passing nearly impossible, so qualifying in Monaco is as important as nearly any other motor sports event in the world. ...Ayrton Senna holds the course record with six victories. Graham Hill and Michael Schumacher won in Monte Carlo five times, while Alain Prost took first four times.
Next race: Canadian Grand Prix, June 10, Gilles Villeneuve Circuit, Montreal, Canada.
NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING
Last race: Clay Millican took first in Top Fuel in Topeka.
Next race: Route 66 Nationals, June 3, Route 66 Raceway, Elwood, Illinois.
WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Friday, Outlaw Showdown, The Dirt Track at Charlotte, Concord, North Carolina.