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Auto Racing Glance

NASCAR CUP SERIES: ALLY 400 (300 laps, 400 miles around a 1.33-mile concrete D-shaped oval), Nashville Superspeedway; Lebanon, Tenn.

TV: Sunday, 3:30 p.m. ET (Green flag approx. 3:46 p.m. ET) - NBCSN (Radio: Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90).

THIS WEEK: Kyle Larson is red hot after winning the All-Star Race last weekend at Texas, but a new challenge awaits in the track at Nashville, a 1.333-mile concrete D-shaped oval none of the drivers have raced on in a Cup series car. A handful of drivers have experience there from their Xfinity and Truck series racing days, but none of that is fresher than 2011, when the track quit hosting races for an extended period. ... This will be the 17th of 36 scheduled races on the season. ... Larson won the previous points-paying race two weeks ago at Sonoma, Calif. ... Denny Hamlin leads the standings with 664 points, followed by Larson (617), Chase Elliott (591), William Byron (564), Joey Logano (548), Martin Truex Jr. (527), Kyle Busch (520), Ryan Blaney (509), Kevin Harvick (483), Brad Keselowski (473), Alex Bowman (447), Austin Dillon (436), Tyler Reddick (398), Chris Buescher (391), Christopher Bell (364) and Michael McDowell (355). The top 16 in points, and race wins, get into the playoffs.

BEST BETS: Kyle Larson is the favorite again at 13/4, with Chase Elliott at 7/1, Denny Hamlin and Martin Truex Jr. at 8/1 and Kyle Busch (17/2) the last driver at better than 10/1. Kurt Busch is an interesting play at 50/1, and why not Ryan Preece at 400/1?

Denotes race winner and playoff berth. Standings per NASCAR.com.

NASCAR XFINITY SERIES: TENNESSEE LOTTERY 250 (188 laps, 250 miles around a 1.33-mile concrete D-shaped oval), Nashville Superspeedway; Lebanon, Tenn.

TV: Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (Green flag approx. 3:46 p.m. ET) - NBCSN (Radio: Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90).

THIS WEEK: The series heads to Nashville for the 22nd time, but first since 2011 to run the 15th race of the 33-race season. ... Kyle Busch was the winner last weekend at Texas. ... Austin Cindric (610 points) leads the standings, followed by AJ Allmendinger (502), Daniel Hemric (488), Harrison Burton (453), Justin Allgaier (439), Justin Haley (435), Jeb Burton (424), Brandon Jones (384), Noah Gragson (361), Michael Annett (357), Myatt Snider (321) and Josh Berry (277) making up the 12 drivers who would currently make the playoffs.

Denotes race winner and playoff berth. Standings per NASCAR.com.

NASCAR GANDER OUTDOORS TRUCK SERIES: RACKLEY ROOFING 200 (150 laps, 200 miles around a 1.33-mile concrete D-shaped oval), Nashville Superspeedway; Lebanon, Tenn.

TV: Friday, 8 p.m. ET (Green flag approx. 8:16 p.m. ET) - FS1 (Radio: Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90).

THIS WEEK: The Trucks head to Nashville for the first time since 2011 after John Hunter Nemechek won his second consecutive race, taking the checkers at Texas last weekend. ... ... This will be the 14th Truck race at the track and the 12th of the 22-race season. ... Nemechek leads the Truck standings (498), followed by Ben Rhodes (420), Austin Hill (390), Todd Gilliland (361), Zane Smith (343), Sheldon Creed (341), Grant Enfinger (327), Matt Crafton (317), Stewart Friesen (302) and Carson Hocevar (290). Ten drivers will make the seven-race playoffs.

Denotes race winner and playoff berth. Standings per NASCAR.com.

NTT DATA INDYCAR SERIES: REV GROUP GRAND PRIX (55 laps, 220.5 miles around a 4.008-mile 14-turn permanent road course), Road America; Elkhart Lake, Wis.

TV: Sunday, Noon ET (approx. green flag 12:10 p.m. ET) - NBCSN (Radio: Advance Auto Parts INDYCAR Radio Network, Sirius 214, XM 209, IndyCar.com, indycarradio.com and on the INDYCAR Mobile app).

THIS WEEK: The series is back at Road America for the third race in two weeks before the next event at Mid-Ohio on July 4 and then it's a month off to give way to the Summer Olympics. ... Winners last weekend at the twin bill in Detroit were Sweden's Marcus Ericsson with his first career win on Saturday and Mexico's Pato O'Ward on Sunday for his second of the season. ... Road America opened in 1955 and has been hosting major events ever since with the IndyCar Series coming in 2016. ... Long for a road course at just over four miles, fuel management can be an issue, but there is no shortage of places to pass. ... New Zealand's Scott Dixon and Sweden's Felix Rosenqvist won here last year on a July double-header weekend. O'Ward leads the standings (299 points) in a Chevrolet-powered Dallara, with Spain's Alex Palou in his Honda-powered Dallara (298 points) second, followed by Dixon (263) in his Honda, Josef Newgarden (248) in a Chevy, with Belgium's Rinus Veekay in a Chevy and France's Simon Pagenaud in a Chevy tied at 243 rounding out the top five.

Standings per INDYCAR.com.

FORMULA ONE: FRENCH GRAND PRIX (53 laps, 192 miles around a 3.63-mile 15-turn permanent road course), Circuit Paul Ricard; Le Castellet, France.

THIS WEEK: The French Grand Prix is back after taking last year off for the pandemic, and it will be its second time back at Circuit Paul Ricard since 1990. ... This will be the seventh of 22 scheduled races this season. ... The circuit has a long straight (Mistral) broken up by a chicane, but all eyes will be on Turn 10 (Signes), a right-hand sweeper that drivers will attempt to take flat out if they want to hold position. ... Sergio Perez of Mexico was the surprise winner at Azerbaijan two weeks ago. ... Belgium's Max Verstappen (105 points) leads the standings in his Red Bull, followed by Great Britain's Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes (101), Perez (69) in a Red Bull, Britain's Lando Norris (66) in a McLaren Mercedes and Monaco's Charles LeClerc (52) in a Ferrari rounding out the top five.

NATIONAL HOT ROD ASSOCIATION

THIS WEEK: The hot rods are off after a weekend in New Hampshire and will get back in action June 24-27 at Norwalk, Ohio, for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. ... Winners at Epping, N.H., on Sunday were Billy Torrence in Top Fuel, John Force in Funny Car and Aaron Stanfield in Pro Stock. Pro Stock Motorcycle had the weekend off but will race in Norwalk. ... Steve Torrence leads the Top Fuel standings (606 points), followed by Antron Brown (444) and Billy Torrence (391). ... Bob Tasca III hung on to the lead in Funny Car (495) again, with Force (480) jumping up a spot past J.R. Todd (450). ... Greg Anderson leads Pro Stock (543), with Stanfield (438) and Mason McGaha (402) behind him. ... Matt Smith (377) leads the Motorcycles, with Scotty Pollacheck (316) and Steve Johnson (303) giving chase.

Standings per NHRA.com.

--Field Level Media

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