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All Times Eastern NASCAR Cup Series Goodyear 400 Site: Darlington, South Carolina. Schedule: Sunday, Race, 3:30 pm (FS1) Track: Darlington …

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NASCAR Cup Series

Goodyear 400

Site: Darlington, South Carolina.

Schedule: Sunday, race, 3:30 pm (FS1)

Track: Darlington Raceway

Last year: Kevin Harvick won the first of two races in early May after starting in 6th place.

Last Race: Kyle Busch led the restart with two laps remaining, winning his 36th birthday in Kansas and becoming the tenth different winner in 11 races this year.

Fast Fact: Denny Hamlin continues to lead Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Martin Truex Jr. by 87 points, despite finishing twice in a row outside the Top 10. By Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney and Brad Keselowski’s Team Penske trio. … Hamlin’s 774 laps is Truex’s 360 laps, more than double the next best. … Hamlin also shares the lead lap finish series lead with active series champion Chase Elliott. Both have 10 to 11 races.

Next Race: May 16, Dover, Delaware.

Online: http: //www.nascar.com

NASCARX FINITY series

Steakhouse Elite 200

Site: Darlington, South Carolina.

Schedule: Saturday, race, 1:00 pm (FS1)

Track: Darlington Raceway.

Race distance: 147 laps, 200 miles.

Last year: Chase Briscoe won from 11th place.

Last race: Jeb Burton jumped to the top after stacking seven cars and stayed there for the first Taradega in the series to win a short rain.

Fast Fact: Burton has become the seventh different winner in eight races this season. Only defending series champion Austin Sindrick has won twice. … Burton’s victory was the 51st start of the series. … Sindrick finished in 2nd place, leading Daniel Hemlick by 59 points, and Jeb’s cousin Harrison Burton retreated to 92nd in 3rd place. Jeb is 4th and 97th, and Justin Haley is 98th. … The winners of the five races are outside the top five points.

Next Race: May 15, Dover, Delaware.

Online: http: //www.nascar.com

NASCAR Truck Series

LiftKits4Less.com 200

Site: Darlington, South Carolina.

Schedule: Friday, race, 7:30 pm (FS1)

Track: Darlington Raceway.

Race distance: 147 laps, 200 miles.

Last year: Ben Rhodes won the championship starting in 5th place in September.

Last race: Kyle Busch won both stages, leading the most laps and winning the 61st series record. This is the fifth consecutive victory in the KBM series.

Fast Fact: Bush joins Rhodes and KBM driver John Hunter Nemecheck to become the third and second winner in seven races. … Nemecheck leads Rhodes by 33 points, with Austin Hill 78 points behind. … Three of the seven winners of the season (Twice Bush and Martin Truex Jr.) are not eligible for the point race. … Bush finished first or second in all four starts of the series. … Ron Honaday’s 51 wins in the series are the second most in his career.

Next Race: May 22, Austin, Texas.

Online: http: //www.nascar.com

Formula one

Spanish Grand Prix

Site: Barcelona, ​​Spain.

Schedule: Friday, practice, 5:30 am and 9 am. Saturday, practice, 6am, qualifying, 9am. Sunday, Race, 9am (ESPN)

Track: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Race distance: 66 laps, 191.687 miles.

Last year: Lewis Hamilton won after starting on the pole.

Last race: Hamilton overtook Max Verstappen and Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to win the 97th career in the series record in Portugal.

Fast facts: Hamilton (2 wins) and Verstappen (1 win) finished first or second in all three races this season. … Hamilton’s lead in the points ranking is 8 (69 to 61) ahead of Red Bull’s Verstappen in three races. Lando Norris of McLaren is third with 37 points.

Next race: May 23, Monaco, Monte Carlo.

Online: http: //www.formula1.com

Indycar

Last race: Pato Oward passed Joseph Newgarden in 23 laps to Texas, winning his first career victory at the start of the 26 IndyCar Series.

Next Race: May 15th Indianapolis Road Course.

Online: http: //www.indycar.com

NHRA drag racing

Last Event: At Southern Nationals, Georgia, Antron Brown won the Top Fuel and Bobuska III won the Funny Car.

Next Event: May 16, Concord, NC.

Online: http: //www.nhra.com

Outlaw world

Next Event: May 7-8, Rothberg, Ohio.

Online: http: //worldofoutlaws.com/sprintcars

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