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NASCAR

MONSTER CUP

AAA TEXAS 500

Site: Fort Worth, Texas.

Schedule: Friday, practice, 1 p.m., (CNBC), qualifying, 6:15 p.m.; Saturday, practice, 3 5 p.m., (CNBC); Sunday, race, 2 p.m., NBCSN.

Track: Texas Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Race distance: 501 miles, 334 laps

Last year: Carl Edwards led only 36 laps, though it was adequate to take initial in Fort Worth.

Last race: Kyle Busch won during Martinsville.

Fast facts: Chase Elliott seemed set for his initial array win during Martinsville before Denny Hamlin spun him out with 3 laps left. Hamlin apologized after a race, though Elliott is now 26 points behind a cutoff line. …Martin Truex Jr.’s lead was cut to 17 points following Busch’s win. …Brad Keselowski is third, followed by Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson. But Johnson has won 6 of his final 10 starts during Texas.

Next race: Can-Am 500, Nov. 12, Phoenix Raceway, Phoenix.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NASCAR

XFINITY

O’REILLY AUTO PARTS 300

Site: Fort Worth

Schedule: Friday, practice, 3 p.m., (NBCSN), practice, 5 p.m.; Saturday, qualifying, 6:05 p.m., (CNBC), race, 8:30 p.m., NBCSN

Track: Texas Motor Speedway.

Race distance: 300 miles, 200 laps.

Last year: Kyle Larson hold off Keselowski, who won a pole.

Last race: Christopher Bell won his initial array competition of a season.

Fast facts: Justin Allgaier has a two-point lead on William Byron. But Byron has 26 playoff points compared to Allgaier’s 23. …Elliott Sadler is 11 points behind Allgaier. Sadler had a series-high 23 top-10 finishes. …Brennan Poole, Matt Tifft, Ryan Reed, Daniel Hemric and Cole Custer are also championship authorised streamer to Texas.

Next race: Ticket Galaxy 200, Nov. 11, Phoenix Raceway.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NASCAR

CAMPING WORLD TRUCK

AG METALS 350 DRIVING HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF

Site: Fort Worth

Schedule: Thursday, practice, 3 5 p.m., Friday, qualifying, 4 p.m., (FS1), race, 8 p.m., FS1.

Track: Texas Motor Speedway.

Race distance: 220.5 miles, 147 laps.

Last year: Johnny Sauter rallied from starting 16th to win in Texas.

Last race: Eighteen-year-old Noah Gragson won his initial competition in a series.

Fast facts: Bell’s array lead is only 3 points over Sauter and 15 points forward of Matt Crafton. Sauter won a pretension a year ago and Crafton won in 2013 and 2014. …Ben Rhodes, Austin Cindric and John Hunter Nemechek also sojourn alive in a pretension chase. But Nemechek is in a tough mark after attack a wall only 36 laps into final week’s race.

Next race: Lucas Oil 150, Nov. 10, Phoenix Raceway.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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FORMULA ONE

MEXICAN GRAND PRIX

Last race: Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth array championship in Mexico City.

Next race: Brazil Grand Prix, Nov. 12, Autodrome Jose Carlos Pace, Sao Paulo.

Online: http://www.formula1.com

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NHRA

TEXAS FALL NATIONALS

Last race: Top Fuel maestro Terry McMillen won his initial eventuality in Las Vegas.

Next race: NHRA Finals, Nov. 11, Auto Club Raceway during Pomona, Pomona, California.

Online: http://www.nhra.com

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OTHER RACES

WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Thursday-Saturday, World of Outlaws World Finals, The Dirt Track during Charlotte, Concord, North Carolina.

Online: http://www.woosprint.com/

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