AUTO RACING PACKAGE: Auto Racing Glance

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 30, 2014 at 4:53 pm •  Published: July 30, 2014
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Next race: Careers for Veterans 200, Aug. 16, Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Michigan

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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VERIZON INDYCAR

HONDA INDY 200

Site: Lexington, Ohio.

Schedule: Friday, practice; Saturday, practice, qualifying (NBC Sports Network, 5:30-6:30 p.m.); Sunday, race, 3:50 p.m. (NBC Sports Network, 3-6 p.m.).

Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (road course, 2.258 miles).

Race distance: 203.22 miles, 90 laps.

Last year: Charlie Kimball raced to his first series victory to extend Chip Ganassi Racing's track winning streak to five.

Last races: KVSH Racing's Sebastien Bourdais and Ed Carpenter Racing's Mike Conway won doubleheader races at Toronto on July 20.

Fast facts: Team Penske's Helio Castroneves leads the season standings, 13 points ahead of teammate Will Power. Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay is third, 69 points back. The Andretti Autosport driver leads the series with three victories. ... Chip Ganassi's Scott Dixon won at Mid-Ohio in 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2012. Ganassi Racing has nine victories at the track. The team is winless this year. ... The Indy Lights race is Saturday (NBC Sports Network, Sunday, 6-7 p.m.).

Next race: ABC Supply Wisconsin 250, Aug. 17, Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, Wisconsin.

Online: http://www.indycar.com

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NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING

NHRA NORTHWEST NATIONALS

Site: Kent, Washington.

Schedule: Friday, qualifying; Saturday, qualifying (ESPN2, 10 p.m.-midnight); Sunday, final eliminations (ESPN2, 7-10 p.m.).

Track: Pacific Raceways.

Last year: Matt Hagan raced to the fourth of his five 2013 Funny Car victories. Morgan Lucas won in Top Fuel and Vincent Nobile topped the Pro Stock field.

Last week: Courtney Force beat father John Force at Sonoma, California, for her female-record fifth career Funny Car victory. Khalid alBalooshi won in Top Fuel, Jason Line in Pro Stock and Eddie Krawiec in Pro Stock Motorcycle.

Fast facts: There are three regular-season events left until the six-race Countdown to the Championship. Robert Hight, a five-time winner this year, leads the Funny Car standings — 119 points ahead of teammate and owner John Force. The 65-year-old Force has won twice this year. ... Doug Kalitta has a 46-point lead over Antron Brown in Top Fuel. Brown leads the series with five victories, and Kalitta has one. Erica Enders-Stevens tops the Pro Stock standings, and Andrew Hines leads in Pro Stock Motorcycle. They each have four victories.

Next event: Lucas Oil Nationals, Aug. 14-17, Brainerd International Raceway, Brainerd, Minnesota,

Online: http://www.nhra.com

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FORMULA ONE

Next race: Belgian Grand Prix, Aug. 24, Spa-Francorchamps Circuit, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium.

Last week: Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won the Hungarian Grand Prix for his second victory of the season. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was second.

Online: http://www.formula1.com

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OTHER RACES

ARCA RACING SERIES: ModSpace 125, Friday (Fox Sports 1, 5-6:30 p.m.), Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Online: http://www.arcaracing.com

U.S. AUTO RACING CLUB: Silver Crown: Hustle on the High Banks, Friday, Belleville High Banks, Belleville, Kansas. Online: http://www.usacracing.com

WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Sprint Car: Ironman 55, Saturday, Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, Pevely, Missouri. Late Model: USA Nationals 100, Saturday, Cedar Lake Speedway, New Richmond, Wisconsin. Online: http://www.worldofoutlaws.com