MOTOR SPORTS SCHEDULE


SPRINT CUP

2008 CHAMPION: Jimmie Johnson

2009 OPENER: Feb. 15, Daytona Beach, Fla.

2009 LAS VEGAS: March 1

NATIONWIDE

2008 CHAMPION: Clint Bowyer

2009 OPENER: Feb. 14, Daytona

2009 LAS VEGAS: Feb. 28

NASCAR TRUCKS

2008 CHAMPION: Johnny Benson

2009 OPENER: Feb. 13, Daytona

2009 LAS VEGAS: Sept. 26

NHRA DRAG RACING

2008 CHAMPIONS: Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock), Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle)

2009 OPENER: Feb. 5-8, Pomona, Calif.

2009 LAS VEGAS: April 2-5, Oct. 29-Nov. 1

INDY RACING LEAGUE

2008 CHAMPION: Scott Dixon

2009 OPENER: April 5, St. Petersburg, Fla.

FORMULA ONE

2008 CHAMPION: Lewis Hamilton

2009 OPENER: March 29, Australia

LOCAL

TODAY-SATURDAY: NHRA Pro Stock Showdown, Las Vegas Motor Speedway dragstrip; qualifying, noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. today; eliminations, noon Saturday

INFORMATION: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS.com, 644-4444), LVMS Bullring (632-8422), LVMS dragstrip (632-8459), Death Valley Raceway (775 209-5291)

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