Up next races on major auto racing circuits

Formula One

What: Brazilian Grand Prix

When/where: Today, practice (NBC Sports Network, 11 a.m.); Saturday, practice and qualifying (NBC Sports Network, 1 a.m. Sunday); Sunday, race (Ch. 8, 11 a.m.); Sao Paulo

Fast facts: The race ends the 19-event season. … Sebastian Vettel wrapped up his fourth season title Oct. 27 in India. The German driver needs a victory in the finale to match the season mark of 13 set by Michael Schumacher in 2004 and the overall winning streak of nine set by Alberto Ascari in 1952-53. … Red Bull's Mark Webber is making his final F1 start. The nine-time winner will race for Porsche next year in the world endurance circuit.

Standings: 1. Vettel, 372; 2. Fernando Alonso, 227; 3. Lewis Hamilton, 187; 4. Kimi Raikkonen, 183; 5. Webber, 181

NASCAR

News: Phoenix Racing named Steve Addington as competition director of the team recently purchased by Harry Scott Jr. Addington will also be crew chief of the No. 51 Chevrolet in Sprint Cup. Addington spent the past two seasons as crew chief for Tony Stewart but was let go earlier this week. Scott has not named a Cup driver for 2014 yet, but Addington indicated Thursday that he'll be working with Justin Allgaier.

Up next races on major auto racing circuits 11/21/13 [Last modified: Thursday, November 21, 2013 10:23pm]

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