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Sprint Cup

Event: Toyota Save-Mart 350 at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway.

TV: 3 p.m. Sunday -Fox Sports 1 (Radio: Performance Racing Network/SiriusXM Channel 90).

Then and now: After a week off, the Sprint Cup Series resumes at the picturesque Sonoma Raceway, located about 40 miles north of San Francisco. … This will be the first of two road course races on the Sprint Cup schedule this season. The other race is in early August at Watkins Glen International. … Carl Edwards is defending champion of this weekend’s race. … Kevin Harvick remains the points leader with a 15-point edge over No. 2 Martin Truex Jr. … NASCAR parent company, International Speedway Corporation, is in discussions to purchase Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, Calif. Could a potential third road course race on the Sprint Cup schedule be in the offing? If ISC purchases the track, it would be its second road course . The company also owns Watkins Glen International.

XFINITY

Event: The NASCAR Xfinity Series is off this weekend. The next race is the Subway Firecracker 250 on July 4 at Daytona International Speedway. … Erik Jones won the most recent race, the Owens Corning AttiCat 300 at Chicagoland Speedway, last Sunday, completing a weekend sweep that began with last Friday’s Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway. … Chris Buescher remains atop the points standings, holding a 29-point edge over Ty Dillon, and a 45-point lead over No. 3-ranked and defending series champion Chase Elliott, who remains winless after 14 races. … After this weekend off, the Xfinity Series will compete for 16 weeks straight.

Camping World Truck

Event: The Camping World Truck Series is off this weekend and next weekend. The next race is the UNOH 225 on July 9 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky. … Erik Jones began what became a weekend sweep by winning last Friday’s American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway, and followed that with his win in the s Owens Corning AttiCat 300 Xfinity race at Chicagoland. … Points leader Matt Crafton holds a 12-point edge over Tyler Reddick.

Verizon IndyCar

Event: MAVTV 500, Auto Club Speedway; Fontana, Calif.

TV: 4 p.m. Saturday, NBCSN, (Radio: Sirius 212, XM 209)

Then and now: After last weekend off, the IndyCar Series returns to action Saturday afternoon in Southern California at the challenging and high-speed 2-mile Auto Club Speedway oval. … This weekend’s race was held last year on Aug. 30, but was moved up on the schedule this year. Tony Kanaan won last year’s race. … Josef Newgarden earned his first win of the season in the last IndyCar race two weeks ago in Toronto. Luca Filippi finished second, followed by Helio Castroneves. … As he has since the first race of the season (which he won in St. Petersburg, Fla.), Juan Pablo Montoya remains No. 1 in the point standings. He leads Will Power by 27 points and Scott Dixon by 45 points.

NHRA

Event: The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series is off this weekend. … The next race is the Summit Racing Equipment Nationals, July 2-5, at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. … Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Matt Hagan (Funny Car) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) won last Sunday in the finals of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway. … Antron Brown remains atop the Top Fuel standings, but saw his 33-point lead over Schumacher drop to just 2 points after Bristol. Crampton is third in the standings (72 points back). In Funny Car, Matt Hagan increased his lead over Ron Capps from 61 to 87 points after Bristol. In Pro Stock, Enders regained the points lead and now leads No. 2-ranked Greg Anderson by 14 points,.

WNY

Lancaster National: IHRA Drag Racing-Buffalo Superchargers, Friday 7 p.m.; Stock Cars- ROC Modified 60, 7 Thursday night, Late Models, 6:30 p.m. Saturdays.

Holland Speedway: Rusty Wallace Driving Experience, Saturday-Sunday; check Hollandspeedway.com for details.

Ransomville Speedway: DIRT.car Stock Cars, Friday, 7:15 p.m.; $5,200-to-win Battle of The Border 75, 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Freedom Motorsports Park: NY6A Mini Sprints, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Merrittville Speedway: Empire Super Sprints Gary Cunningham Memorial, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Humberstone Speedway: DIRT.car Stock Cars, 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Raceway 5: Enduro, 1 p.m. Sunday.

Stateline Speedway: Pepsi Fan Appreciation/Autograph Night, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Wyoming County: Aloha To Summer Stock Cars/Junkyard Hockey, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Empire Dragway: IHRA Drag Racing/Empire Gassers, Saturday, 5 p.m.; One-Eighth Mile Shootout, 1 p.m. Sunday.