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Sprint Cup

What: Dickies 500

When/where: Today, qualifying (ESPN2, 4:30 p.m.); Sunday, race (Ch. 28, 3:30 p.m.); Fort Worth, Texas

Fast facts: Jimmie Johnson has a string of 12 consecutive top-10 finishes in Chase races with just three races left. ... Carl Edwards has overcome an early 100-point penalty and six-week suspension to start the Chase. He has seven wins, including the Samsung 500 on April 6 at Texas Motor Speedway.

Points leaders: 1. Johnson, 6,248; 2. Edwards, 6,065; 3. Greg Biffle, 6,063; 4. Jeff Burton, 6,030; 5. Kevin Harvick, 5,941; 6. Jeff Gordon, 5,936; 7. Clint Bowyer, 5,934; 8. Tony Stewart, 5,847; 9. Matt Kenseth, 5,835; 10. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 5,829; 11. Denny Hamlin, 5,823; 12. Kyle Busch, 5,783

Nationwide

What: O'Reilly Challenge

When/where:Today, qualifying (Speed Channel, 6:30 p.m.); Saturday, race (ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.); Fort Worth, Texas

Fast facts: The pole-sitter has never won any of the 15 Nationwide races at Texas Motor Speedway. ... Kyle Busch, starting 31st, took the O'Reilly 300 at Texas on April 5.

Points leaders: 1. Clint Bowyer, 4,667; 2. Carl Edwards, 4,551; 3. Brad Keselowski, 4,378; 4. Mike Bliss, 4,168; 5. David Ragan, 4,155; 6. David Reutimann, 4,052; 7. Busch, 3,931; 8. Mike Wallace, 3,754; 9. Jason Leffler, 3,726; 10. Marcos Ambrose, 3,692

Trucks

What: Chevy Silverado 350K

When/where:Today, race (Speed Channel, 9 p.m.); Fort Worth, Texas

Fast facts: Kyle Busch qualified third at Texas in a truck that was salvaged two nights earlier from a hauler fire near Shreveport, La., that destroyed the team's primary truck and a lot of equipment. Rick Crawford earned his first pole with a lap of 178.826 mph.

Points leaders: 1. Johnny Benson, 3,324; 2. Ron Hornaday, 3,293; 3. Todd Bodine, 3,106; 4. Erik Darnell, 3,027; 4. Matt Crafton, 3,027; 6. Rick Crawford, 2,983; 7. Mike Skinner, 2,981; 8. Dennis Setzer, 2,800; 9. Jack Sprague, 2,792; 10. Chad McCumbee, 2,654

Formula One

What: Brazilian Grand Prix

When/where: Saturday, qualifying (Speed Channel, Noon); Sunday, race (Speed Channel, 11:30 a.m.); Sao Paulo

Fast facts: This is the last Formula One race using grooved tires. Next year, teams will use slick rubber for the first time since 1997. ... Formula One's governing body is moving forward with its plan to have a sole engine and transmission supplier beginning in 2010.

Points leaders: 1. Lewis Hamilton, 94; 2. Felipe Massa, 87; 3. Robert Kubica, 75; 4. Kimi Raikkonen, 69; 5. Nick Heidfeld, 60; 6. Alonso, 53; 7. Heikki Kovalainen, 51; 8. Sebastien Vettel and Jarno Trulli, 30; 10. Timo Glock, 22

NHRA

What: Las Vegas Nationals

When/where: Today, qualifying, 3:30 p.m.; Saturday, qualifying, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2, 10 p.m., tape); Sunday, eliminations, 2 p.m. (ESPN2, 7 p.m., tape)

Fast facts: Rob Flynn will take over as crew chief on Kenny Bernstein Racing's dragster at the end of the season.

Points leaders: Top Fuel -1. Tony Schumacher, 2,527; 2. Hillary Will, 2,315; 3. Antron Brown, 2,283; Funny Car - 1. Tim Wilkerson, 2,404; 2. Jack Beckman, 2,353; 3. Cruz Pedregon, 2,335; Pro Stock - 1. Jeg Coughlin, 2,374; 2. Kurt Johnson, 2,300; 3. Dave Connolly, 2,297; Pro Stock Motorcycle - 1. Matt Smith, 2,319; 2. Eddie Krawiec, 2,277; 3. Chris Rivas, 2,240.

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