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THE PROFIT ON CNBC 500
Site: Avondale, Ariz.
Schedule: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 2-2:30 p.m.), qualifying (Fox Sports 1, 6:30-8 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 11 a.m.-noon; Fox Sports 2, 2-3 p.m.); Sunday, race, 3 p.m. (Fox, 2:30-6 p.m.).
Track: Phoenix International Raceway (oval, 1.0 miles).
Race distance: 312 miles, 312 laps.
Last year: Carl Edwards won to snap a 70-race victory drought. Jimmie Johnson was second.
Last week: Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the Daytona 500 for the second time, beating Denny Hamlin in the rain-delayed race.
Fast facts: The race is the first to use the new group qualifying format. The fastest 12 cars after the opening 30-minute session will compete for the pole in the final 10-minute session. At tracks 1.25 miles or longer, there will be three rounds of qualifying. ... Kevin Harvick won the November race at the track. He's in his first year at Stewart-Haas Racing after 13 Cup seasons at Richard Childress Racing.
Next race: Kobalt 400, March 9, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas.
Online: http://www.nascar.com
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NATIONWIDE
BLUE JEANS GO GREEN 200
Site: Avondale, Ariz.
Schedule: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 1-2 p.m., 5-6:30 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying, Fox Sports 2, noon-1:30 p.m.), race, 3:45 p.m. (ABC, 3:30-6 p.m.).
Track: Phoenix International Raceway (oval, 1.0 miles).
Race distance: 200 miles, 200 laps.
Last week: Kyle Busch won to end a 24-race Nationwide victory drought.
Last week: Regan Smith won at Daytona, holding off Brad Keselowski.
Fast facts: Busch also won the November race at the track for the last of his 12 2013 series victories. Busch, driving the No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, has a series-record 63 victories - six at the track. ... Kevin Harvick is driving the Dale Earnhardt Jr.-owned No. 88 Chevrolet.
Next race: Boyd Gaming 300, March 8, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas.
Online: http://www.nascar.com
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CAMPING WORLD TRUCK
Next race: Kroger 250, March 29, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Va.
Last week: Kyle Busch won at Daytona to become the first driver to win Truck, ARCA, Nationwide and Sprint Cup races at the track.
Online: http://www.nascar.com
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NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING
Next event: NHRA Gatornationals, March 13-16, Auto Plus Raceway At Gainesville, Gainesville, Fla.
Last week: Alexis DeJoria raced to her first career Funny Car victory, beating Robert Hight in the final at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Ariz. Antron Brown won in Top Fuel and Allen Johnson topped the Pro Stock field.
Online: http://www.nhra.com

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