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Sprint Cup

What: Lenox 301

When/where: Today, practice (Speed, 11:30 a.m.), qualifying (Speed, 3 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Speed, 11:30 a.m.); Sunday, race (TNT, 1 p.m.); Loudon, N.H.

Fast facts: Mark Martin won the September race at the track, edging Juan Montoya. … Jeff Burton has a track-record four victories, one more than Jeff Gordon and Kurt Busch.

Standings: 1. Kevin Harvick, 2,334; 2. Jimmie Johnson, 2,194; 3. Kyle Busch, 2,193; 4. Denny Hamlin, 2,183; 5. Gordon, 2,142; 6. Kurt Busch, 2,118; 7. Matt Kenseth, 2,092; 8. Burton, 2,027; 9. Greg Biffle, 2,011; 10. Tony Stewart, 1,983; 11. Martin, 1,947; 12. Carl Edwards, 1,932


What: New England 200

When/where: Today, practice (Speed, 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying (Speed, 10:30 a.m.), race (ESPN, 3:30 p.m.); Loudon, N.H.

Fast fact: IndyCar driver Danica Patrick is making the fourth of 14 scheduled starts in Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 7 Chevrolet. In February, she was 35th at Daytona, 31st in California and 36th in Las Vegas.

Standings: 1. Brad Keselowski, 2,466; 2. Carl Edwards, 2,229; 3. Justin Allgaier, 2,051; 4. Kyle Busch, 1,945; 5. Paul Menard, 1,860

Formula One

What: European Grand Prix

When/where: Today, practice (Speed, 8 a.m.); Saturday, practice, qualifying (Speed, 8 a.m.) Sunday, race (Ch. 13, noon); Valencia, Spain

Fast facts: The USF1 team has been fined and barred from ever competing in F1 for not taking part in the 2010 world championship. The World Motor Sport Council said Thursday that the American team had "infringed the FIA international sporting code (and) the sporting regulations of the 2010 FIA Formula One world championship." The council said it was fining the team $382,000 plus legal costs and banned the team from taking part in "any competition." USF1, whose primary investor is YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley, was granted an entry for the 2010 season but withdrew in February because it was unable to develop its cars in time.

Standings: 1. Lewis Hamilton, 109; 2. Jenson Button, 106; 3. Mark Webber, 103; 4. Fernando Alonso, 94; 5. Sebastian Vettel, 90


What: Summit Racing Equipment Nationals

When/where: Today, qualifying; Saturday, qualifying (ESPN2, 7 p.m.); Sunday, final eliminations (ESPN2, 7 p.m.); Norwalk, Ohio

Standings: Top Fuel — 1. Larry Dixon, 1,131; 2. Tony Schumacher, 1,008. Funny Car — 1. John Force, 933; 2. Robert Hight, 875. Pro Stock — 1. Mike Edwards, 1,338; 2. Allen Johnson, 886. Pro Stock Motorcyle — 1. Hector Arana, 615; 2. Michael Phillips, 488


Next: Lucas Oil 200, July 11, Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa

Standings: 1. Todd Bodine, 1,443; 2. Aric Almirola, 1,388; 3. Timothy Peters, 1,278; 4. Ron Hornaday, 1,273; 5. Johnny Sauter, 1,179


Next: Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen, July 4, Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, N.Y.

Standings: 1. Will Power, 274; 2. Scott Dixon, 263; 3. Dario Franchitti, 260; 4. Helio Castroneves, 251; 5. Ryan Briscoe, 240

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