AUTO RACE: NASCAR at Kansas, Max wins, Indy 500 looms
In short: Logano became the 10th different winner in 12 races. He also extended his streak of years with at least one victory to 11 years. … Byron and Ross Chastain are the only two-time winners. … Chase Elliott now leads Byron and Ryan Blaney by 65 points. Logano is fourth, at 79 points, with Chastain, Busch and Martin Truex Jr. all at 89 points. … The race will be followed by the Pointless Race of the Stars in Texas, a virtual week-long break from the championship battle midway through the regular season for the first series.
Next race: May 22, Fort Worth, Texas.
Last race: Justin Allgaier ended a 34-race winless streak with his second straight win at Darlington, beating teammate Noah Gragson and leading a second consecutive one-two finish for JR Motorsports.
Next race: May 21, Fort Worth, Texas.
Location: Kansas City, Kansas.
Time: Saturday, practice, noon, qualifications, 12:30 p.m., and race, 8 p.m. (FS1).
Race distance: 134 laps, 201 miles.
Last year: Kyle Busch won after starting second.
Last race: pole winner John Hunter Nemechek held off Carson Hocevar by 0.552 seconds in overtime at Darlington to earn his first victory of the season.
Fast facts: Nemechek became the sixth different winner in seven races this season. Zane Smith is the only two-time winner. … Nemechek jumped to second place in the points race, 30 behind Ben Rhodes. Chandler Smith is 32 years old. … Zane Smith leads all drivers with 6 top-10s, but is fifth in points, 42 behind.
Next race: May 20, Fort Worth, Texas.
Last race: Max Verstappen passed the two front-row Ferraris as he moved from third to first in the opening nine laps and took victory in the series opener at Miami. His third victory in five races to start the season also moved him within 19 points of leader Charles LeClerc in the standings.
Next race: May 22, Barcelona, Spain.
In line: http://www.formula1.com
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana.
Schedule: Friday, practice, 9:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m., and qualifications, 4 p.m.; Saturday, Race, 3 p.m. (NBC).
Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.
Race distance: 85 laps, 207.3 miles.
Last year: Rinus VeeKay won after starting seventh.
Last race: Pato O’Ward passed VeeKay on the outside after pit stops for tires at Barber Motorsports Park and won for the first time this season.
Fast facts: O’Ward was the first driver outside of the Team Penske tandem of Scott McLaughlin and Josef Newgarden to win this season in four races. Newgarden have won twice. … Defending series champion Alex Palou leads all drivers with three top-three finishes and leads McLaughlin by three points and Newgarden by nine for the lead.
Next race: May 29, Indianapolis, Indiana.
In line: http://www.indycar.com
Latest event: Mathew Gill won in Top Alcohol Funny Car at Concord.
Next event: May 15, North Dinwiddie, Virginia.
In line: http://www.nhra.com
Upcoming events: May 13 and 14, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.
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