AUTO RACING PACKAGE: Auto Racing Glance

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NASCAR

SPRINT CUP

FOOD CITY 500

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.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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XFINITY

DRIVE TO STOP DIABETES 300

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.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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CAMPING WORLD TRUCK

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.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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VERIZON INDYCAR

TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH

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.

Online: http://www.indycar.com

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FORMULA ONE

BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX

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.

Online: http://www.formula1.com

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NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING

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.

Online: http://www.nhra.com

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OTHER RACES

TUDOR UNITED SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP: Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach, Saturday (Fox Sports 1, Sunday, 4-6 p.m.), Streets of Long Beach, Long Beach, California. Online: http://www.imsa.com

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: http://www.worldofoutlaws.com

U.S. AUTO RACING CLUB: Sprint Car: Friday, Bloomington Speedway, Bloomington, Indiana; Saturday, Tri-State Speedway, Haubstadt, Indiana. Online: http://www.usacracing.com

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