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Up next races on major auto racing circuits

Sprint Cup

What: Kobalt 400

When/where: Today, practice (Fox Sports 1, 2 p.m.), qualifying (FS1, 6:30); Saturday, practice (FS2, 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.); Sunday, race (Ch. 13, 3 p.m.); Las Vegas

Fast facts: Jimmie Johnson has a record four victories in Vegas. … Kyle Busch won the 2009 race at his home track. … Truck series champion Matt Crafton is on standby for Paul Menard as the driver awaits the birth of his first child in North Carolina. Crafton has 317 career starts over 15 years but has never raced in Sprint Cup.

Standings: 1. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 90; 2. Brad Keselowski, 84; 3. Jeff Gordon, 80; 4. Kevin Harvick, 79; 5. Johnson, 78; 6. Joey Logano, 75; 7. Matt Kenseth, 70; 8. Denny Hamlin, 68; 9. Carl Edwards, 65; 10. Greg Biffle, Jamie McMurray and Casey Mears, 64

Nationwide

What: Boyd Gaming 300

When/where: Today, practice (Fox Sports 1, 3:30 p.m. and 5); Saturday, qualifying (FS2, 12:30 p.m.), race (ESPN2, 4:15 p.m.); Las Vegas

Fast facts: Daytona 500 winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. is driving the No. 88 Chevrolet.

Standings: 1. Regan Smith, 83; 2. Trevor Bayne, 78; 3. Elliott Sadler, 77; 4. Ty Dillon, 71; 5. Dylan Kwasniewski, 67

Trucks

Next: Kroger 250, March 29, Martinsville (Va. ) Speedway

Standings: 1. Timothy Peters, 43; 2. Johnny Sauter, 41; 3. Ron Hornaday Jr., 39; 4. Ryan Blaney, 38; 5. Jeb Burton, 37

NHRA

Next: Gatornationals, March 13-16, Gainesville

Standings: Top Fuel — 1. Doug Kalitta, 191; 2. Khalid alBalooshi, 165. Funny Car — 1. John Force, 225; 2. Robert Hight, 159. Pro Stock — 1. V. Gaines, 191; 2. Jason Line, 180

Up next races on major auto racing circuits 03/06/14 [Last modified: Thursday, March 6, 2014 7:21pm]

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