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AUTO RACING PACKAGE: Auto Racing Glance

Published on NewsOK Modified: October 15, 2014 at 11:08 am •  Published: October 15, 2014
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Last year: Johnny Sauter completed a Daytona-Talladega sweep for the last of his three 2013 victories, escaping a huge crash on the final turn.

Last race: Erik Jones won at Las Vegas on Sept. 27 for his second victory of the year, holding off Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Darrell Wallace Jr.

Fast facts: Jones is making his 10th start of the season in Busch's No. 51 Toyota. Busch drove the truck to victory in the season-opening race at Daytona, Talladega's sister track. ... Defending series champion Matt Crafton leads the standings, 19 points ahead of ThorSport teammate Sauter with five races left.

Next race: Kroger 200, Oct. 25, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Virginia.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NATIONWIDE

Next race: O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge, Nov. 1, Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas.

Last week: Brad Keselowski won at Charlotte for his fourth victory in nine starts this year and 31st overall series win.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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FORMULA ONE

Next race: U.S. Grand Prix, Nov. 2, Circuit of The Americas, Austin, Texas.

Last week: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix for his fourth straight victory and ninth of the season. Teammate Nico Rosberg was second and Mercedes wrapped up its first constructors title. Hamilton has a 17-point lead over Rosberg with three races left.

Online: http://www.formula1.com

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NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING

Next event: NHRA Toyota Nationals, Oct. 30-Nov. 2, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas.

Last event: Matt Hagan won the NHRA Nationals on Oct. 5 in Mohnton, Pennsylvania, to take the Funny Car points lead. Hagan raced to his third victory of the season and second in the Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Tony Schumacher won in Top Fuel, Rodger Brogdon in Pro Stock, and Eddie Krawiec in Pro Stock Motorcycle.

Online: http://www.nhra.com

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OTHER RACES

WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Sprint Car: Saturday, Fremont Speedway, Fremont, Ohio. Super DirtCar: Saturday, Brockville Ontario Speedway, Brockville, Ontario. Online: http://www.worldofoutlaws.com