THE RACE: Food City 500; Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway; 500 laps of 0.533-mile oval
WHEN/TV/RADIO: 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Fox (Channel 5), KCYE (104.3 FM)
QUALIFYING: 12:30 p.m. today, Speed (Digital 329)
LAST WINNER: Kyle Busch
2007 WINNER: Kyle Busch
FAST FACTS: This will be the last points race for Dale Jarrett, who is retiring. … Kyle Busch leads the points standings.
NEXT: March 30, Martinsville, Va.
THE RACE: Sharpie Mini 300; Bristol; 300 laps
WHEN/TV: 11 a.m. Saturday, ESPN2 (Cable 31)
QUALIFYING: 9 a.m. Saturday, Speed (Digital 329), tape
LAST WINNER: Matt Kenseth
2007 WINNER: Carl Edwards
NEXT: March 22, Lebanon, Tenn.
No racing this weekend
NEXT: March 29, Martinsville, Va.
LAS VEGAS: Sept. 20
NHRA DRAG RACING
THE RACE: Gatornationals, Gainesville, Fla.
WHEN: Today through Sunday
TV: Qualifying, 10 p.m. Saturday, ESPN2 (Cable 31), tape; 3 p.m. Sunday, pro eliminations, ESPN2
LAST WINNERS: Larry Dixon (Top Fuel), Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Vieri Gaines (Pro Stock)
2007 WINNERS: Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock), Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle)
NEXT: March 30, Baytown, Texas
LAS VEGAS: April 10-13, Oct. 30-Nov. 2
THE RACE: Australian Grand Prix; Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne; 58 laps of 3.3-mile road course with 16 turns
WHEN/TV: Midnight, Saturday, Speed (Digital 329)
QUALIFYING: 8 p.m., today, Speed
2007 WINNER: Kiki Raikkonen
FAST FACTS: Season opens with debut of four-time Champ Car series champion Sebastien Bourdais. … Fernando Alonso returns to Renault where he won F1 championships in 2005 and ’06.
NEXT: March 23, Kuala Lumpur
INDY RACING LEAGUE
OPENER: March 29, Homestead, Fla.
THE RACE: Mobil 1 Twelve Hours; Sebring (Fla.) International Raceway
WHEN: 7:05 a.m. Saturday
TV: 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Speed (Digital 329)
NEXT: April 4-5, St. Petersburg, Fla.
TODAY-SATURDAY: Jerry’s Nugget Drag Racing Series (E.T. bracket racing), 4-11:30 p.m. today, 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Las Vegas Motor Speedway dragstrip
SATURDAY-SUNDAY: Youth Racing Series (Jr. Dragsters, Quarter Midgets), 10 a.m.-2 p.m. both days, LVMS dragstrip
INFORMATION: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS.com, 644-4444), LVMS Bullring (632-8422), LVMS dragstrip (632-8459), Death Valley Raceway (775 209-5291)
TIMES AND EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE