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AUTO RACING PACKAGE: Auto Racing Glance

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 1, 2015 at 1:28 pm •  Published: July 1, 2015
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NASCAR

SPRINT CUP

COKE ZERO 400

Site: Daytona Beach, Florida.

Schedule: Friday, practice (NBC Sports Channel, 3-4 p.m. 5-6 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying (NBC Sports Channel, 4:30-6:30 p.m.); Sunday, race, 7:45 p.m. (NBC, 7-11 p.m.).

Track: Daytona International Speedway (tri-oval, 2.5 miles).

Race distance: 400 miles, 160 laps.

Last year: Aric Almirola won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened race, putting Richard Petty's famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999.

Last week: Kyle Busch won at Sonoma in his fifth Cup race since breaking his right leg and left foot in February in the Xfinity race at Daytona. Brother Kurt Busch was second in their first 1-2 finish.

Fast facts: Jimmie Johnson has a series-high four victories. Defending season champion Kevin Harvick has won twice and leads the standings, 53 points ahead of Martin Truex Jr. ... Joey Logano won the season-opening Daytona 500. ... Jeff Gordon is making his final career start at Daytona. He has six Cup victories at the track, winning the Daytona 500 in 1999, 1999 and 2005 and the July race in 1995, 1998 and 2004.

Next race: Quaker State 400, July 11, Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Kentucky.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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XFINITY

SUBWAY FIRECRACKER 250

Site: Daytona Beach, Florida.

Schedule: Friday, practice (NBC Sports Channel, 2-3 p.m., 4-5 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying (NBC Sports Channel, 4:30-6:30 p.m.), race, 7:30 p.m. (NBC Sports Channel, 7-10 p.m.).

Track: Daytona International Speedway (tri-oval, 2.5 miles).

Race distance: 250 miles, 100 laps.

Last year: Kasey Kahne edged JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith at the finish line.

Last race: Erik Jones won at Chicagoland on June 21 for his second series victory of the year. The 19-year-old Jones also won the Truck race June 19 at Iowa.

Fast facts: Jones is driving Joe Gibbs Racing's No. 54 Toyota. ... Chris Buescher leads the standings, 29 points ahead of Ty Dillon and 43 in front of Chase Elliott. Buescher won at Iowa and Dover. ... Ryan Reed won the season-opening race at the track.

Next race: Kentucky 300, July 10, Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Kentucky.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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CAMPING WORLD TRUCK

Next race: UNOH 225, July 9, Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Kentucky.

Last race: Erik Jones won at Iowa on June 19 for his first series victory of the year. The 19-year-old Jones won the Xfinity race at Chicagoland on June 21 to complete a weekend sweep.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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FORMULA ONE

BRITISH GRAND PRIX

Site: Silverstone, England.

Schedule: Friday, practice (NBC Sports Network, 9-10:30 a.m.); Saturday, practice, qualifying (CNBC, 8-9:30 a.m.; NBC Sports Network, noon-1:30 p.m.); Sunday, race, 8 a.m. (CNBC, 7:30-10:30 a.m.; NBC Sports Network, noon-2:30 p.m.).

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