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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, November 09, 2017 1:00 am

AUTO RACING

Monster Energy Cup

CAN-AM 500

Site: Phoenix

Schedule: Friday, practice, 1 p.m., (NBCSN), qualifying, 6:45 p.m. (NBCSN); Saturday, practice, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., (NBCSN); Sunday, race, 2 p.m., NBCSN.

Track: Phoenix Raceway (oval, 1 mile).

Race distance: 312 miles, 312 laps.

Last year: Joey Logano won in Phoenix, but Jimmie Johnson rallied from starting 14th to win the championship the following week.

Last race: Kevin Harvick won in Texas for the first time.

Fast facts: Harvick clinched a shot for the title in Miami on Nov. 19. But so did series leader Martin Truex Jr., who led 107 laps last week before being passed by Harvick.

Next race: Ford Ecoboost 400, Nov. 19, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, Florida.

Xfinity

TICKET GALAXY 200

Site: Phoenix.

Schedule: Friday, practice, 2:30 p.m. (NBCSN), practice, 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, qualifying, 12:35 p.m. (NBCSN), race, 3:30 p.m., NBC.

Track: Phoenix Raceway.

Race distance: 200 miles, 200 laps.

Last year: Kyle Busch won from the pole.

Last race: Erik Jones led 137 of 200 laps to sweep the Texas’ series races in 2017.

Next race: Ford Ecoboost 300, Nov. 18, Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Camping World Truck

LUCAS OIL 150

Site: Phoenix

Schedule: Friday, practice, 11 a.m., (FS2), qualifying, 5:30 p.m., FS1, race, 8:30 p.m., FS1

Track. Phoenix Raceway

Race distance: 150 miles, 150 laps.

Last year: Daniel Suarez started second and finished first in Phoenix.

Last race: Johnny Sauter took first in Fort Worth.

Next race: Ford EcoBoost 200, Nov. 17, Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Formula One

BRAZIL GRAND PRIX

Site: Sao Paulo

Schedule: Friday, practice, 7 and 11 a.m.; Saturday, practice, 8 a.m., qualifying, 11 a.m.; Sunday, race, 11 a.m., NBCSN

Track. Autodrome Jose Carlos Pace (circuit, 2.67 miles)

Race distance: 190.8 miles, 71 laps.

Last year: Lewis Hamilton won both the pole and the race at Interlagos.

Last race: Hamilton clinched his fourth series championship in Mexico City.

Next race: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Nov. 26, Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

NHRA

NHRA FINALS

Site: Pomona, California

Schedule: Friday, qualifying, 12:45 p.m., qualifying, 3:30 p.m.; Saturday, qualifying, 12:30 p.m., qualifying, 3:30 p.m.; Sunday, finals, 3:37 p.m., FS1.

Track. Auto Club Raceway

Last year: Doug Kalitta took first in Pomona.

Last race: Top Fuel veteran Terry McMillen won his first event in Las Vegas.