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Kevin Harvick celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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NASCAR CUP SERIES

Federated Auto Parts 400

Location: Richmond, Virginia.

Time: Saturday, practice, 5:05 p.m., and qualification, 5:50 p.m.; Sunday, race, 3 p.m. (USA).

Track: Richmond Raceway.

Race distance: 400 laps, 300 miles.

Last year: Martin Truex Jr. won after starting third.

Last race: Kevin Harvick broke a 65-race winless streak and became the 15th different winner this season, walking away after a 166th restart of the 200 laps at Michigan.

Fast facts: With three regular-season races remaining and 15 unique winners, second-placed Ryan Blaney and fourth-placed Truex could battle for the only playoff spot based on points. They are only 19 points apart. … Truex had won three of the previous five races at the 0.75-mile oval before his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin won in early April. … Bubba Wallace, also a non-winner this year, finished second at Michigan. … Points leader Chase Elliott leads Blaney by 119 and Ross Chastain by 137. … Kurt Busch has missed three straight races after a concussion and is now the lowest-ranked race winner of the season . He is 20th, three places – and 39 points – behind Hamlin.

Next race: August 21, Watkins Glen, New York.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

NASCAR XFINITY SERIES

Final race: Ty Gibbs took the lead to start the final stage and held it all the way to the green flag stage in Michigan for his series-best fifth win of the season.

Next race: August 20, Watkins Glen, New York.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

NASCAR TRUCK SERIES

Worldwide Express 250 for carrier appreciation

Location: Richmond, Virginia.

Schedule: Saturday, practice, 3 p.m., qualifying, 3:30 p.m. and race, 8 p.m. (FS1).

Track: Richmond Raceway.

Race distance: 250 laps, 187.5 miles.

Last year: John Hunter Nemechek won after starting 18th in mid-April.

Last race: Grant Finally used fresh tires to pass points leader Zane Smith to take the lead on the penultimate lap of overtime and win the first race of the playoffs, and the first at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park since 2011.

Fast facts: Smith leads defending series champion Ben Rhodes by 14 points and Finallyger and Stewart Friesen by 22. Nemecheck and Chandler Smith are 26 back. … Rhodes rallied to edge out Zane Smith for second place at Michigan. … Nemechek finished 10th despite leading by 75 laps. … Three-time series champion Matt Crafton finished the playoff opener below the cut line – the top eight of 10 advance after three races – with two chances remaining to stay in contention for a fourth championship.

Next race: September 9, Kansas City, Kansas.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

FORMULA ONE

Final Race: Defending Series champion Max Verstappen overcame a spin and his worst starting spot of the season to win the Hungarian Grand Prix, his second straight victory and his eighth in 13 races, extending his advance to the championship.

Next race: August 28, Francorchamps, Malmedy and Stavelot, Belgium.

Online: http://www.formula1.com

INDYCAR

Last race: Scott Dixon beat Scott McLaughlin in a two-lap sprint to the finish in Nashville’s IndyCar debut to win for the 53rd time, breaking a tie with Mario Andretti for career second. He also jumped to second place in the points race as he chases a seventh series title that would tie AJ ​​Foyt’s career record.

Next race: August 20, Madison, Illinois.

Online: http://www.indycar.com

NHRA DRAG RACES

Last event: Tony Schumacher won in Top Fuel and Robert Hight won in Funny Car in Kent, Washington.

Next event: August 12-14, Topeka, Kansas.

Online: http://www.nhra.com

THE WORLD OF OUTLAWS

Upcoming events: August 10-13, Knoxville, Iowa.

Online: http://worldofoutlaws.com/sprintcars

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