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1. Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix Sochi Autodrom
• Race Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
• TV: TSN1/5 at 7:55A to 10:00

THE VENUE
• Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia
• 5.848 km (3.63 mi) 18-turn clockwise street-course circuit
• The circuit is built around the Sochi Olympic Park, that is the coastal cluster of Olympic venues built for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
• Click HERE for a map of the Sochi circuit

THE EVENT
• 53 laps = 309.745 km
• Pirelli will allocate the C3, C4, and C5 compounds of tire to be used in the race.

PREVIOUS RESULTS
• The most recent Russian GP was held at Sochi last year on September 27. Podium Results: 1. Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes, 2. Max Verstappen, Red Bull, 3. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes.
• The most recent F1 race this year was the Italian GP at Monza on September 12th. Podium Results: 1. Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren, 2. Lando Norris, McLaren, 3. Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes.

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to formula1.com and then navigate to ‘Live Timing’ and choose ‘Leaderboard’. You will have to subscribe to the lower level of ‘F1 TV’ to gain access to the complete leaderboard and some other pages.
• Lap Chart
• Tire Usage History
• Race Results
• Points

2. NTT IndyCar Series Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach
• Race Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
• TV: SN360 at 3:00P

THE VENUE
• This circuit is a street circuit which encircles the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA.
• 1.968 mi (2.70 km) 11-turn clockwise layout.
• Click HERE for the map of the Long Beach street circuit

THE EVENT
• 85 laps = 167.28 mi
• Firestone will provide three types of tires for a road course like this:  seven set primary (black), four sets alternate (red) and rain tires. The alternate (red) tires are softer than the primary (black) tires providing more grip at the expense of faster tire wear.

PREVIOUS RESULTS
• The most recent Indy car race at Long Beach was held on April 14th in 2019. The 2020 edition of the race was cancelled due to COVID-19. Podium Results: Alexander Rossi, Andretti Honda, 2. Josef newgarden, Penske Chevrolet, 3. Scott Dixon, Ganassi Honda.
• The most recent race this year was run at Laguna Seca last Sunday, September 19th. Podium Results: 1. Colton Herta, Andretti Honda, 2. Alex Palou, Gannasi Honda, 3. Romain Grosjean, Dale Coyne Honda.

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: When the race starts, go to indycar.com; scroll down to the race name; CLICK on ‘TIMING AND SCORING’
•Race Results

• End-of-season Points standings

 

3. IMSA WeatherTech Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach
• Race Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
• TV: Discovery Velocity at 5:00P to 7:00

THE VENUE
• This circuit is a street circuit which encircles the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA.
• 1.968 mi (2.70 km) 11-turn clockwise layout.
• Click HERE for the map of the Long Beach street circuit

THE EVENT
• This is a 100 minute (one hour, 40 minutes) timed race

PREVIOUS RESULTS
• No race was held at Long Beach in 2020 due to COVID. The most recent IMSA race here was on April 13, 2019. Podium Results (DPi): 1. Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi (Albuquerque/Barbosa), 2. Penske Acura ARX (Castroneves/R. Taylor), 3. Penske Acura (Cameron/J.P. Montoya)
• The most recent IMSA WeatherTech race this year was at Laguna Seca on Sunday, September 12th. Podium Results (DPi): 1. Taylor Acura ®. Taylor/Albuquerque). 2. Ganassi Cadillac DPi (van der Zande/K. Magnussen), 3. Whelen Cadillac (Derani/Nasr)

CLICK below for these Links:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/Grid
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.imsa.com/scoring/ OR go to http://livescoring.us/2021/imsa10/
• Lap Chart
• Race Results

4. NASCAR Cup Series South Point 400 at Las Vegas
• Race Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
• TV: TSN1 at 7:00P to 11:00

THE VENUE
• Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
• 1.5 mi (2.41 km) counter-clockwise tri-oval with progressive banking turns (12-20°)

THE EVENT
• 267 laps = 400.5 mi; Stages: 80/80/107 = 267 laps
• This is the fourth race in the 10-race elimination playoff series, the first race in the three-race Round of 12.

PREVIOUS RESULTS
• There were two NASCAR Cup Series races at Las Vegas in 2020.
§ The Pennzoil 400 on February 13th: Podium Results: 1. Joey Logano, Penske Ford, 2. Matt DiBenedetto, Wood Bros. Ford, 3. Rick Stenhouse, JTG Daugherty Chevrolet.
§ The South Point 400 on September 27th. Podium Results: 1. Kurt Busch, Ganassi Chevrolet, 2. Matt DiBenedetto, Wood Bros. Ford, 3. Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Chevrolet.
• The 2021 edition of the Pennzoil 400 was held on March 7th. Podium Results: 1. Kyle Larson, Hendrick Chevrolet, 2. Brad Keselowski, Penske Ford, 3. Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Toyota.
• The most recent NASCAR Cup race was at Bristol on September 18th. Podium Results: 1. Kyle Larson, Hendrick Chevrolet, 2. Kevin Harvick, Stewart-Haas Ford, 3. William Byron, Hendrick Chevrolet.

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.nascar.com/ select LIVE LEADERBOARD; then select 'RAW FEED'
• Cumulative Race Report
• Race Results

5. NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco Uniforms 302 at Las Vegas
• Race Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
• TV: TSN5 at 7:30P-10:30

THE VENUE
• Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
• 1.5 mi (2.41 km) counter-clockwise tri-oval with progressive banking turns (12-20°)

THE EVENT
• 201 laps = 302 mi; Stages: 45/45/111 = 201 laps
• This is the first race in the seven-race elimination playoff series. It is the first race in the three-race Round of 12.

PREVIOUS RESULTS
• There were two NASCAR Xfinity Series races at Las Vegas in 2020.
§ The Boyd Gaming 300 was held on February 23. Podium Results: Chase Briscoe, Biagi Ford, 2. Austin Cindric, Penske Ford, 3. Ryan Sieg, Sieg Chevrolet.
§ The Alsco 300 has held on September 26. Podium Results: 1. Chase Briscoe, Biagi Ford, 2. Noah Gragson, JRM Chevrolet, 3. Daniel Hemric, JRM Chevrolet.
• The 2021 edition of the Alsco Uniforms 300 was held on March 6th. Podium Results: 1. A.J. Allmendinger, Kaulig Chevrolet, 2. Daniel Hemric, Joe Gibbs Chevrolet, 3. Brandon Jones, Joe Gibbs Chevrolet.
• The most recent Xfinity Series race was at Bristol on September 17th. Podium Results: 1. A.J. Allmendinger, Kaulig Chevrolet, 2. Austin Cindric, Penske Ford, 3. Riley Herbst, Biagi Ford.

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.nascar.com/ select LIVE LEADERBOARD; then select 'RAW FEED'
• Cumulative Race Report
• Race Results

6. NASCAR Truck Series Victoria’s Voice Foundation 200 at Las Vegas
• Race Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
• TV: Fox Sports Racing at 9:00P to 11:00

THE VENUE
• Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
• 1.5 mi (2.41 km) counter-clockwise tri-oval with progressive banking turns (12-20°)

THE EVENT
• 134 laps = 201 mi; Stages: 30/30/74 = 134 laps
• This is the fourth race in the seven-race elimination playoff series. It is the first race in the three-race Round of 8.

PREVIOUS RESULTS
• Last year there were two Truck Series race at Las Vegas
§ The first NCWTS race was held here on February 21st. Podium Results: 1. Kyle Busch, KBM Toyota, 2. Johnny Sauter, Thorsport Ford, 3. Austin Hill Hattori Toyota.
§ the second Truck Series race was held on September 25th. Podium Results: 1. Austin Hill, Hattori Toyota, 2. Sheldon Creed, GMS Chevrolet, 3. Tanner Gray, David Gilliland Ford.
• The 2021 NCWTS Bucked Up 200 was run here at Las Vegas on March 5th. Podium Results: 1. J.H. Nemechek, KBM Toyota, 2. Kyle Busch, KBM Toyota, 3. Austin Hill, Hattori Toyota.
• The most recent Truck Series race this year was at Bristol on September 16th. Podium Results: 1. Chandler Smith, KBM Toyota, 2. Grant Enfinger, Mike Curb Toyota, 3. J.H. Nemechek, KBM Toyota.

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.nascar.com/ select LIVE LEADERBOARD; then select 'RAW FEED'
• Cumulative Race Report
• Race Results

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