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Auto Racing: Head to NASCAR Darlington; F1 debut in Miami

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NASCAR Cup Series

goodyear 400

Site: Darlington, South Carolina.

Schedule: Saturday, practice, 10:30 a.m., and qualifying, 11:05 a.m.; Saturday, race, 3:30 p.m. (FS1).

Track: Darlington Raceway.

Race Distance: 293 laps, 400.2 miles.

Last year: Martin Truex Jr. won after placing fourth.

Final Race: Chase Elliott led the final 53 out of 400 laps, contested two days due to rain at Dover, and took his first win of the season.

Fast facts: Elliott increased his points lead over Ryan Blaney from 21 to 50. William Byrne and Kyle Bush share third, 65 points behind. … Elliott also became the ninth individual winner in 11 races and the fourth Hendrick Motorsports driver to win this season; No other organization has won all four of its drivers in the first 11 races of the season. … the top six drivers have recorded seven wins so far, with Byron and Ross Chastain having two each and Blaney having none. … Chevrolet has won seven races, Ford and Toyota have won two each.

Next race: May 15, Kansas City, Kansas.



Mahindra Roxor 200

Site: Darlington, South Carolina.

Schedule: Friday, practice, 5 p.m., and qualifying, 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, race, 1:30 pm (FS1).

Track: Darlington Raceway.

Race Distance: 147 laps, 200 miles.

Last year: Justin Allgier took the win after starting 16th.

Final Race: Josh Berry beats his JR Motorsports teammate AllGear by 0.604 seconds at Dover for the first win of the season and the third win of his career.

Fast facts: JRM drivers claimed four of the top five spots, with Noah Gragson fourth and Sam Meyer fifth, the first time any team has done so since 2013. … Ty Gibbs was third, stopping 1-2-3-4 to finish for JRM. … AJ Allmender is now leading 43 over Gibbs and Gragson. …. Allmender has finished in the top 10 of all 10 races this season. … Gragson leads with seven top-five finishes, one more than Allmender.

Next race: May 21, Fort Worth, Texas.


NASCAR Truck Series

Equipment 200 . dead on

Site: Darlington, South Carolina.

Schedule: Fridays, practice, 3 p.m., qualifying, 3:30 p.m., and race, 7:30 p.m. (FS1).

Track: Darlington Raceway.

Race Distance: 147 laps, 200 miles.

Last year: Sheldon Creed took 15th place to win.

Final Race: Defending Series champion Ben Rhodes won on dirt in Bristol, his first win of the season.

Fast facts: Rhodes overtook Chandler Smith in the 38-point standings with Stewart Frisson in third, 51. Jane Smith, the only two-time winner through six races, is fourth, 54 behind. … Rhodes has five top-five finishes. No one else has more than three. … Corey Heim, who has raced just twice, and Cup Series regular William Byrne are responsible for the other two wins in the series.

Next race: May 14, Kansas City, Kansas.


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Miami Grand Prix.

Site: Miami, Florida.

Schedule: Fridays, practice, 2:30 pm and 5:30 pm; Saturday, practice, 1 p.m., and qualifying, 4 p.m.; Sunday, Race, 3:30 p.m.

Track: Miami International Autodrome.

Race Distance: 57 laps, 191.6 miles.

Last year: New location.

Final Race: Defending Series champion Max Verstappen rebounded from a blown engine in the previous race and led Red Bull’s first 1–2 finish since 2016 as he won from pole at Imola.

Fast facts: Verstappen moved from sixth to second in the race for points, now 27 behind Charles Leclerc. Each has won a pair of four races run this season. … LeClerc has led 143 or 62.7% of the 228 laps he has played so far. … the organizers went through 36 different layouts before settling on a 19-turn circuit for the race.

Next race: May 22, Barcelona, ​​Spain.



Final race: Pato O’Ward passes Rinus VK from outside after a pit stop for tires at Barber Motorsports Park and wins for the first time this season.

Next race: May 14, Indianapolis, Indiana.


NHRA Drag Racing

Last Event: Matthew Gill wins Top Alcohol Funny Car at Concorde.

Next event: May 15, Dinwiddie, Virginia.


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Next Events: May 6th and May 7th, Rossburgh, Ohio.



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