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Site: Fort Worth, Texas.
Schedule: Friday, exercise, 3:05 p.M. (FS1), qualifying, 7:40 p.M. (FS1); Saturday, workout, nine:05 and 11:30 a.M. (FS1); Sunday, race, three p.M., FOX.
Track: Texas Motor Speedway (oval, 1.Five miles).
Race distance: 501 miles, 334 laps.
Last year: Kyle Busch gained the spring race in Texas.
Last race: Brad Keselowski took national pinnacle honors in Martinsville.
Fast facts: For Busch, closing yr’s victory in Fort Worth kicked off a 3-race current streak. Busch went on to take first at Bristol and Richmond before eventual champion Joey Logano gained at Talladega on the cease of April. …Keselowski and Busch, every of whom has finished the first two times, are the primary multi-race winners of 2019. Logano (Las Vegas) and Denny Hamlin (Daytona) also have victories this season.
Next race: Food City 500, April 7, Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee.


Site: Fort Worth.
Schedule: Friday, practice, 4:05 & 6:35 p.M. (FS1); Saturday, qualifying, 10:10 a.M. (FS1), race, 1 p.M., FS1.
Track: Texas Motor Speedway.
Race distance: 220.5 miles, 147 laps.
Last 12 months: Ryan Blaney received from the pole.
Last race: Cole Custer took first at Fontana two weeks ago.
Fast facts: Custer’s win on March sixteen snapped a -race prevailing streak for Busch in Xfinity. On Thursday, Kaulig Racing announced that AJ Allmendinger, who has spent the past 13 years driving within the Cup collection, will pilot their No. 10 Chevrolet for more than one race. Allmendinger has professional wins inside the Xfinity collection. …Four of this yr’s first five races had been received via the motive force beginning 1/3.
Next race: Also 300, April 6, Bristol Motor Speedway.


Site: Fort Worth.
Schedule: Thursday, qualifying, four:05 p.M. & 6:35 p.M.; Friday, 5:10 p.M. (FS1), race, nine p.M., FS1.
Track: Texas Motor Speedway.
Race distance: 131.Five miles, 250 laps.
Last year: Johnny Sauter gained his 2nd straight race.
Last race: Busch made it three instantly at Martinsville.
Fast statistics: Busch has received 3 immediately truck series races. He started 7th in Atlanta, first in Las Vegas, and 2nd in Martinsville, and won every start. …With Busch ineligible to compete for the series name, Canadian Stewart Friesen has surged to the pinnacle of the leaderboard. Friesen has a 4-point lead on Grant Enfinger. After this weekend, the trucks take the month of April off before reconvening in Dover for the first weekend of May. Next race: JEGS two hundred, May three, Dover International Speedway, Dover, Delaware.

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Site: Manama, Bahrain
Schedule: Friday, practice, eight & eleven a.M. (ESPNU); Saturday, exercise, eight a.M. (ESPN2), qualifying, eleven a.M.,(ESPN2); Sunday, race, eleven:10 a.M., ESPN 2
Track: Bahrain International Circuit (three.36 miles).
Race distance: 191.Five miles, 57 laps.
Last year: Sebastian Vettel took Bahrain from the pole.
Last race: Valterri Bottas kicked off 2019 by using giving Mercedes a win in Australia.
Fast facts: Bottas become dominant in the opener in Melbourne, the main fifty-six of fifty-eight laps in his No. Seventy-seven Mercedes. Teammate Lewis Hamilton turned into 2d. …Charles Leclerc, a 21-yr-vintage motive force for Ferrari, completed 5th two weeks in the past. Leclerc commenced all 21 events in 2018 and become 13th. Next race: Chinese Grand Prix, April 14, Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai.


Last race: Colton Herta gained his first professional race at the Circuit of the Americas.
Next race: Grand Prix of Alabama, April 7, Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Alabama.


Last event: Richie Crampton received Top Fuel in Gainesville.
Next race: Four-Wide Nationals, April 5-7, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas.

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