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MOTOR SPORTS SCHEDULE

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP

THE RACE: Samsung 500, Texas Motor Speedway, Forth Worth, 334 laps of 1.5-mile quad-oval

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Fox (Channel 5), KKLZ-FM (96.3)

MORE TV: Qualifying, 1 p.m. today, Speed (Digital 329)

FAST FACT: Las Vegas native Kurt Busch’s crew chief, Roy McCauley, has taken a leave of absence to be with his wife as she battles cancer. Troy Raker was named interim crew chief for Busch.

LAST WINNER: Jimmie Johnson

2006 WINNER: Kasey Kahne

NASCAR BUSCH

THE RACE: O’Reilly 300, Texas Motor Speedway, 200 laps

WHEN: Noon Saturday, ESPN2 (Cable 31)

LAST WINNER: Carl Edwards

2006 WINNER: Kurt Busch

NASCAR TRUCKS

No racing this weekend

NEXT RACE: April 28, Kansas City, Kan.

LAS VEGAS: Sept. 23

NHRA DRAG RACING

THE RACE: SummitRacing.com Nationals, Las Vegas Motor Speedway

WHEN: Today through Sunday

TV: Qualifying, 3 p.m. Saturday, ESPN2 (Cable 31), tape; eliminations, 4 p.m. Sunday, ESPN2, tape

LAST WINNERS: J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock), Angelle Sampey (Pro Stock Bike)

2006 WINNERS: Melanie Troxel (Top Fuel), Capps (Funny Car), Kurt Johnson (Pro Stock)

NEXT LAS VEGAS: Oct. 26-29

INDY RACING LEAGUE

No racing this weekend

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES

THE RACE: Grand Prix of Long Beach, Long Beach, Calif., 81 laps of 1.968-mile street course with 11 turns

WHEN/TV: 1 p.m. Sunday, NBC (Channel 3)

LAST WINNER: Will Power

2006 WINNER: Sebastien Bourdais

FORMULA ONE

THE RACE: Bahrain Grand Prix, Sakhir, Bahrain, 57 laps of 3.37-mile road course with 12 turns

WHEN: 4 a.m. Sunday, Speed (Digital 329)

LAST WINNER: Fernando Alonso

2006 WINNER: Alonso

NEXT RACE: May 14, Barcelona

LOCAL

SATURDAY: NASCAR All-American Series (Super Late Models, Ford Focus Midgets, IMCA Modifieds, Chargers, Legends Cars, Thunder Roadsters), LVMS Bullring, qualifying heats 5 p.m., racing 7

INFORMATION: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS.com, 644-4444), LVMS Bullring (632-8422), LVMS dragstrip (632-8459)

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