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MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES: TOYOTA/SAVE MART 350 (110 laps, 219 miles around a 1.99-mile 10-turn permanent road course), Sonoma Raceway; Sonoma, Calif.TV: Sunday, 3 p.m. ET (Green flag approx. 3:18 p.m. ET) – FS1 (Radio: Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90).THIS WEEK: The series is back in action after the Father’s Day break for the first of three-road course races on the season, turning left and right this Sunday at Sonoma for 352 kilometers (thus the 350 in the race name). This is the 16th of 36 races this season. … This will be the 30th series race at the track, dating back to 1989. … Kevin Harvick won this race last year and will be looking to add another trophy to the five he’s already brought home in 2018. … Clint Bowyer won the rain-shortened race at Michigan two weeks ago. … Bowyer’s win was the ninth this season for a Ford Fusion, with a Toyota Camry taking six of the other seven. That leaves the Chevrolet Camaro with a lone win, by Austin Dillon, in the season-opening Daytona 500. … Handling will be at a premium at Sonoma, something the Chevrolets have struggled with all season … *Kyle Busch leads the points standings with 664, followed by *Harvick (589), *Joey Logano (566), Brad Keselowski (514), *Bowyer (510), *Martin Truex Jr. (506), Kurt Busch (493), Denny Hamlin (468), Ryan Blaney (457) and Kyle Larson (443). … Daytona 500 winner * Dillon is in 18th (292) and inside the playoff cutoff.(All stats and standings per NASCAR.com)*Denotes race winner and playoff berthNASCAR XFINITY SERIESTHIS WEEK: The series takes the week off after visiting Iowa last week, where Justin Allgaier dominated on his way to Victory Lane. … Next on the schedule is a visit to Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., on June 30. … Elliott Sadler leads the Xfinity standings with 504 points, followed by Cole Custer (500), Daniel Hemric (497), *Tyler Reddick (473), *Christopher Bell (471), * Allgaier (453), Brandon Jones (431), Ryan Truex (408), Matt Tifft (379) and Ryan Reed (354).(All stats and standings per NASCAR.com)*Denotes race winner and playoff berthNASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES: VILLA LIGHTING DELIVERS THE EATON 200 (160 laps, 200 miles around a 1.25-mile oval), Gateway Motorsports Park; Madison, Ill.TV: Saturday, 8:30 p.m. ET (Green flag approx. 8:46 p.m. ET) – FS1 (Radio: Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90).THIS WEEK: The series makes its annual trip to the St. Louis area at a track it has raced on since 1998. There was a three-year break from 2011-14 making this the 18th race at the track. … This will be the 10th of 23 races on the season … John Hunter Nemechek won this race last year. … Gateway is a fast track for its short distance and known to see tempers flare when the trucks visit. … Brett Moffitt is coming off a win last week at Iowa, his second of the season. … *Johnny Sauter leads the Truck standings (419 points), followed by *Noah Gragson (348), *Moffitt (334), Stewart Friesen (308), Grant Enfinger (308), Matt Crafton (300), Ben Rhodes (291), Justin Haley (278), Myatt Snider (247) and Dalton Sargeant (239). Only eight drivers make the playoffs in the series.(All stats and standings per NASCAR.com)*Denotes race winner and playoff berth

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