|AUTO RACING PACKAGE: Auto Racing Glance|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 27 March 2013 08:15|
Next race: STP Gas Booster 500, April 7, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Va.
Last week: Kyle Busch raced to his first victory of the season after rivals Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano wrecked on the final lap at Fontana. Hamlin and Logano made contact racing side-by-side in the final lap of their first race since they confronted each other a week earlier at Bristol. Hamlin is expected to be sidelined at least six weeks because of a fractured vertebra.
Next race: O'Reilly Auto Parts 300, April 12, Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas.
Last week: Kyle Busch extended Joe Gibbs Racing' Fontana Nationwide winning streak to nine, holding off Sam Hornish Jr. for his third victory in five races this year. Busch has a series-record 54 victories.
CAMPING WORLD TRUCK
Next race: Kroger 250, April 6, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Va.
Last race: Johnny Sauter won the opener at Daytona on Feb. 22, taking advantage of a last-lap crash that brought out a caution and prevented Kyle Busch from making a move.
Next race: Grand Prix of Alabama, April 7, Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Ala.
Last week: Andretti Autosport's James Hinchcliffe won the season-opening race at St. Petersburg for his first IndyCar victory. The Canadian passed Helio Castroneves for the lead on the final restart.
Next race: Chinese Grand Prix, April 14, Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai.
Last week: Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix, ignoring team orders and overtaking teammate Mark Webber for the lead.
NHRA MELLOW YELLO DRAG RACING
Next event: SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals, April 5-7, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas.
Last event: Antron Brown won the Gatornationals on March 17 for his first victory of the year, beating Clay Millican in the Top Fuel final. Johnny Gray topped the Funny Car field, Allen Johnson won in Pro Stock and Hector Arana Jr. in Pro Stock Motorcycle.
WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Sprint Car: Friday, Merced Speedway, Merced, Calif. Online: http://www.worldofoutlaws.com