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NASCAR CUP SERIES

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Verizon 200 at the Brickyard

Feature: Indianapolis, Indiana.

Agenda: Saturday, put together 11: 05 a.m.; Sunday, qualifying, 9 a.m., rush, 1 p.m. (NBC).

Monitor: Indianapolis Motor Speedway boulevard route.

Scamper distance: 82 laps, 200 miles (NBC).

Closing 365 days: Now no longer on schedule.

Closing rush: Kyle Larson held off Hendrick Motorsports teammate Slither Elliott at Watkins Glen to compose his series-perfect fifth victory of the season.

Speedily info: NASCAR shares the IMS boulevard route over the weekend with IndyCar, which races on Saturday. … Larson’s victory pulled him even with winless Denny Hamlin within the capabilities rush. Each and every possess 12 top-5 finishes and 16 top-10s and as well they’re 131 capabilities ahead of third-location William Byron. … Hamlin, winless Kevin Harvick and Tyler Reddick are in line for the leisure three playoff spots. Reddick is 12th in capabilities and leads Austin Dillon by 25 capabilities with three races remaining sooner than the 16-driver enviornment is decided. … Larson’s 5 victories are two greater than any varied driver, with Martin Truex Jr. and Alex Bowman every having acquired thrice. … Kyle Busch (-138 capabilities) and Joey Logano (-157) are subsequent within the standings.

Next rush: Aug. 22, Brooklyn, Michigan.

On-line: http://www.nascar.com

NASCAR XFINITY SERIES

Pennzoil 150 at the Brickyard

Feature: Indianapolis, Indiana.

Agenda: Friday, 5: 30 p.m. put together; Saturday, qualifying 10 a.m., rush, 4 p.m. (NBCSN).

Monitor: Indianapolis Motor Speedway boulevard route.

Scamper distance: 62 laps, 151.2 miles.

Closing 365 days: Now no longer on schedule.

Closing rush: Sequence rookie Ty Gibbs beat A.J. Allmendinger for his third victory of the 365 days.

Speedily info: There are six races left within the battle for the 12 playoff spots within the series, and perfect seven drivers who primarily rush within the series possess solidified their spots with victories. … Gibbs’ three victories possess reach in perfect 10 begins and he’s finished within the top-5 in 5 of the others. … Defending champion Austin Cindric leads Allmendinger by 80 capabilities and Daniel Hemric by 141. … Kyle Busch acquired all 5 of his races in this series.

Next rush: Aug. 21, Brooklyn, Michigan.

NASCAR TRUCK SERIES

Closing rush: Austin Hill acquired at Watkins Glen in a weather-shortented rush for his 2d consecutive victory within the series.

Next rush: Aug. 20, Madison, Illinois.

On-line: http://www.nascar.com

FORMULA ONE

Closing rush: Esteban Ocon acquired on Hungary’s Hungaroring for his first occupation victory. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton took over the capabilities lead from Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.

Next rush: Aug. 29, Ardennes, Belgium.

INDYCAR

Massive Machine Spiked Coolers Mammoth Prix

Feature: Indianapolis, Indiana.

Agenda: Friday, put together 3 p.m., qualifying 7 p.m.; Saturday, rush, 12: 45 p.m. (NBCSN).

Monitor: Indianapolis Motor Speedway and boulevard route.

Scamper distance: 85 laps, 207.3 miles.

Closing 365 days: Now no longer scheduled.

Closing rush: Marcus Ericcson acquired the inaugural Massive Machine Tune Metropolis Mammoth Prix in Nashville, outrunning teammate Scott Dixon by practically 1.6 seconds.

Speedily info: IndyCar shares the boulevard route in some unspecified time in the future of the weekend with NASCAR, which has races Saturday and Sunday. … Two-time winner Alex Palou leads six-time series champion Dixon by 42 capabilities within the standings with Pato O’Ward luminous six capabilities reduction. … Palou, O’Ward and Ericcson all possess two victories through 11 races. … Graham Rahal (sixth) and Simon Pagenaud (seventh) are the top winless drivers within the purpose standings. One-time winners Colton Herta (8), Rinus VeeKay (9) and Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves (22) are further reduction.

Next Scamper: Aug. 21, Madison, Illinois.

On-line: http://www.indycar.com

NHRA DRAG RACING

Closing tournament: Ron Capps acquired in Top Fuel and Leah Pruett acquired in Humorous Automotive in Pomona, California.

Next tournament: Aug. 13-15, Topeka, Kansas.

On-line: http://www.nhra.com

WORLD OF OUTLAWS

Next events: Aug. 11-14, Knoxville, Iowa.

On-line: http://worldofoutlaws.com/sprintcars

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