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PREVIEW: F1 at Mugello, IndyCar at Mid-Ohio (x2), NASCAR at Richmond (x4)

Thursday, September 10

1. NASCAR NGROTS Trucks ToyotaCare 250, Richmond Raceway
• TV: Fox Sports Racing at 8:00P
• Richmond Raceway is a 0.75 mi paved oval. 250 laps = 187.5 miles; Stages: 75/75/100 laps
• No spectators, no practice, no qualifying
• This is the final race of the ‘regular season’. After this race, the seven-race NGROTS Playoff series will begin at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 17.
• The most recent Truck Series race held here was in 2005; it was won by Mike Skinner in a Toyota
• The Truck Series raced last weekend at Darlington. Results: 1. Ben Rhodes, 2. Derek Kraus, 3. Austin Hill
• Click HERE for the entry list for this race
• Click HERE for the starting lineup for this race

Friday, September 11

2. NASCAR Xfinity Go Bowling 250 (NXS Race #1), Richmond Raceway
• TV: TSN2 at 7:00P
• Richmond Raceway is a 0.75 mi paved oval. 250 laps = 187.5 miles; Stages: 70/70/110 laps
• No spectators, no practice, no qualifying
• This is the first race of an Xfinity double-header here this weekend; the second Xfinity race will be held the next day (Saturday, September 12).
• Last year there were two Xfinity races held at Richmond. This ‘Race #1' corresponds to the race run in April last year. The results were: 1. Cole Custer, 2. Austin Cindric, 3. Justin Allgaier
• The Xfinity series raced last weekend at Darlington. Results: 1. Brandon Jones, 2. Ross Chastain, 3. Ryan Sieg
• Click HERE for the entry list for this race
• Click HERE for the starting lineup for this race

Saturday, September 12

3. NASCAR Xfinity Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 (NXS Race #2), Richmond Raceway
• TV: TSN3 at 2:30P
• Richmond Raceway is a 0.75 mi paved oval. 250 laps = 187.5 miles; Stages: 70/70/110 laps
• No spectators, no practice, no qualifying
• This is the second race of an Xfinity double-header here this weekend; After this weekend there will be one more race in the ‘regular season’ to be held at Bristol. After that the seven-race Xfinity Playoffs will begin with the race at Las Vegas on September 26.• Last year there were two Xfinity races held at Richmond. This ‘Race #2' corresponds to the race run in September last year. The results were: 1. Christopher Bell, 2. Cindric, 3. Custer
• The Xfinity series raced last weekend at Darlington. Results: 1. Brandon Jones, 2. Ross Chastain, 3. Ryan Sieg
• Click HERE for the entry list for this race

4. NTT INDYCAR Series, Honda Indy 200 (Race #1), Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
• SN World (or SN NOW+) at 4:30P
• Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is a 2.258-mi road course; race distance is 75 laps = 169.35 mi
• 6000 spectators will be admitted, there will be practice and a qualifying session
• There was only one IndyCar race run here last year, the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on July 28. Race results: 1. Scott Dixon, 2. Felix Rosenqvist, 3. Ryan Hunter-Reay
• The most recent IndyCar race this year was a doubleheader run at the WWT Raceway (Gateway near St. Louis). Race results for the first race: 1. Scott Dixon, 2. Takuma Sato, 3. Pato O’Ward. Race results for the second race: 1. Josef Newgarden, 2. O’Ward, 3. Will Power
• Click HERE for the entry list for this race

5. NASCAR Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400, Richmond Raceway
• TV: TSN1/3 at 7:30P
• Richmond Raceway is a 0.75 mi paved oval. 400 laps = 300 mi; Stages: 80/155/165 laps
• No spectators, no practice, no qualifying
• This is the second race of the 10-race playoff series and the second race of the 3-race elimination ‘Round of 16'.
• Last year, there were two Cup Series races held at Richmond. This ‘Federated Auto Parts 400' corresponds to the race with the same name which was run here last September. Race results: 1. Martin Truex, 2. Kyle Busch, 3. Denny Hamlin. Truex also won the Toyota Owners 400' Cup race run here in April last year.
• The NASCAR Cup Series ‘Cook Out Southern 500' was run at Darlington last Sunday. Results: Kevin Harvick, 2. Austin Dillon, 3. Joey Logano
• Click HERE for the entry list for this race
• Click HERE for the starting lineup for this race

Sunday, September 13

6. Formula 1 Pirelli Gran Premio Della Toscana Ferrari 1000 (GP of Tuscany), Mugello, Italy
• TSN1/4 at 9:05A
• The Mugello Autodrome is located about 40 km NE of Florence. It is a 5.245 km (3.259 mi) road course. Race distance is 59 laps/309.497 km
• This is the first time a world championship Grand Prix has been held at this circuit. It will be the 1000th time Ferrari has started an F1 race (of a total of 1026 F1 races, including the 11 Indy 500s that were once counted towards the world championship).
• 2880 spectators may attend each day of the event, there will be practice and a qualifying session as usual.
• Given that there has never been an F1 race held here before, there is no past history of relevant race results.
• The most recent Grand Prix this year was the traditional Italian Grand Prix at the Monza Autodrome. Results: 1. Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri), 2. Carlos Sainz (McLaren), 3. Lance Stroll (Racing Point).
• Click HERE for the entry list for this race

7. NTT INDYCAR Series, Honda Indy 200 (Race #2), Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
• NBC/SN360 at 1:00P
• Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is a 2.258-mi road course; race distance is 75 laps = 169.35 mi
• 6000 spectators will be admitted, there will be practice and a qualifying session
• There was only one IndyCar race run here last year, the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on July 28. Race results: 1. Scott Dixon, 2. Felix Rosenqvist, 3. Ryan Hunter-Reay
• This race is the second of a doubleheader of IndyCar races to be run here on Saturday-Sunday September 12 & 13.
• Click HERE for the entry list for this race

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