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THIS WEEKEND

Published Jun. 13, 1998|Updated Sep. 13, 2005

Winston Cup

WHAT: Miller Lite 400.

WHEN/WHERE: 1 p.m. Sunday at Michigan Speedway, a 2-mile oval in Brooklyn.

TV/RADIO: Ch. 38; WQYK-AM 1010.

POLE-SITTER: Ward Burton.

1997 WINNER: Ernie Irvan.

FAST FACT: Dale Earnhardt and Mike Skinner will work with new crew chiefs. Owner Richard Childressswapped their chiefs: Kevin Hamlin moved to Earnhardt's team and Larry McReynolds to Skinner's.

POINTS STANDINGS: 1. Jeremy Mayfield, 1,868; 2. Rusty Wallace, 1,843; 3. Jeff Gordon, 1,822; 4. Mark Martin, 1,815; 5. Dale Jarrett, 1,815; 6. Terry Labonte, 1,775; 7. Bobby Labonte, 1,641; 8. Jeff Burton, 1,573; 9. Ken Schrader, 1,570; 10. Jimmy Spencer, 1,530; 11. Bill Elliott, 1,472; 12. Dale Earnhardt, 1,457; 13. Michael Waltrip, 1,421; 14. Bobby Hamilton, 1,400; 15. Ernie Irvan, 1,400; 16. Ward Burton, 1,384; 17. Johnny Benson, 1,376; 18. Brett Bodine, 1,371; 19. Ted Musgrave, 1,349; 20. Chad Little, 1,295.

Busch Grand National

WHAT: Lycos.com 250.

WHEN/WHERE: 4 p.m. Sunday at Pikes Peak International Raceway, a 1-mile oval in Fountain, Colo.

TV: ESPN.

POLE-SITTER: Matt Kenseth.

FAST FACTS: This is the inaugural race. The Busch and Winston Cup circuits are in different cities until July 31-Aug. 1 in Indianapolis.

POINTS STANDINGS: 1. Mike McLaughlin, 1,906; 2. Matt Kenseth, 1,897; 3. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 1,861; 4. Randy LaJoie, 1,668; 5. Dick Trickle, 1,666; 6. Jason Keller, 1,651; 7. Buckshot Jones, 1,629; 8. Hermie Sadler, 1,610; 9. Tim Fedewa, 1,607; 10. Elliot Sadler, 1,569.

NHRA

WHAT: Pontiac Excitement Nationals.

WHEN/WHERE: Final eliminations begin at 11 a.m. Sunday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio.

FAST FACT: Tom Hoover, racing nine weeks after heart bypass surgery, beat Whit Bazemore in the Funny Car final here last year.

TOP FUEL STANDINGS: 1. Cory McClenathan, 733; 2. Joe Amato, 688; 3. Gary Scelzi, 598; 4. Mike Dunn, 510; 5. Jim Head, 484; 6. Kenny Bernstein, 483; 7. Larry Dixon (1), 453; 8. Doug Kalitta, 419; 9. Bruce Sarver, 413; 10. Bob Vandergriff, 408.

FUNNY CAR STANDINGS: 1. John Force (1), 705; 2. Chuck Etchells (2), 644; 3. Cruz Pedregon, 610; 4. Ron Capps (2), 591; 5. Tim Wilkerson, 532; 6. Tony Pedregon, 519; 7. Whit Bazemore, 475; 8. Randy Anderson, 410; 9. Al Hofmann, 384; 10. Dean Skuza, 375.

PRO STOCK STANDINGS: 1. Warren Johnson, 787; 2. Jim Yates, 542; 3. Jeg Coughlin, Jr., 539; 4. Mark Osborne, 524; 5. Kurt Johnson, 492; 6. Mike Thomas, 447; 7. Mike Edwards, 409; 8. Bruce Allen, 346; 9. Tom Martino, 342; 10. Pete Williams, 327.

Craftsman Trucks

NEXT RACE: Loadhandler 200, June 20, Bristol, Tenn.

POINTS STANDINGS: 1. Jack Sprague, 1,300; 2. Ron Hornaday, 1,223; 3. Joe Ruttman, 1,193; 4. Stacy Compton, 1,119; 5. Jay Sauter, 1,118; 6. Tony Raines, 1,092; 7. Rick Carelli, 981; 8. Randy Tolsma, 962; 9. Andy Huston, 961; 10. Bryan Reffner, 951.

CART

NEXT RACE: Budweiser-G.I. Joe's 200, June 21, Portland, Ore.

POINTS STANDINGS: 1. Alex Zanardi, 113; 2. Greg Moore, 96; 3. Jimmy Vasser, 80; 4. Adrian Fernandez, 75; 5. Gil de Ferran, 55; 6. Michael Andretti, 52; 7. Dario Franchitti, 50; 8. Bryan Herta, 39; 9. Paul Tracy, 32; 10. Al Unser Jr., 30.

Formula One

NEXT RACE: British Grand Prix, July 12, Silverstone, England.

POINTS STANDINGS: 1. Mika Hakkinen, 46; 2. Michael Schumacher, 34; 3. David Coulthard, 29; 4. Eddie Irvine, 19; 5. Ciancarlo Fisichella, 13; 6. Alexander Wurz, 12; 7. H. Frentzen, 8; 8. Jacques Villeneuve, 8; 9. R. Barrichello, 4; 10. Jean Alesi, Mika Salo, 3.

Indy Racing League

NEXT RACE: Pennzoil 200, June 28, Loudon, N.H.

POINTS STANDINGS: 1. (tie) Tony Stewart, Scott Sharp, 115; 3. Billy Boat, 110; 4. Jeff Ward, 103; 5. D. Hamilton, K. Brack, 97; 7. Eddie Cheever, Stephan Gregoire, 82; 9. Scott Goodyear, 79; 10. Greg Ray, 78; 11. Buddy Lazier, 76; 12. Buzz Calkins, 73.

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MILLER LITE 400

Race facts

Track length: 2-mile oval.

Race length: 200 laps, 400 miles.

Defending champ: Ernie Irvan.

Race record: Rusty Wallace, 166.033 mph, June 23, 1996.

Qualifying record: Jeff Gordon, 186. 611 mph, June 16, 1995.