Destination Auto Racing

May 08, 2006|By PETER BLAIR

Calendar

NASCAR

NEXTEL CUP

Dodge Charger 500

Site -- Darlington, S.C.

When -- Saturday, 6:55 p.m.

TV -- Ch. 45 (6:30 p.m.)

Track -- Darlington Raceway (1.366-mile egg-shaped oval)

Distance -- 367 laps, 501.3 miles

2005 winner -- Greg Biffle

2005 pole-sitter -- Kasey Kahne

Last year -- Biffle led 176 of 370 laps and went on to beat Jeff Gordon by .990 of a second in overtime.

CHAMP CAR

WORLD SERIES

Grand Prix of Houston

Site -- Houston

When -- Saturday, 9 p.m.

TV -- SPEED

Track -- Reliant Park (1.615-mile temporary street circuit)

Distance -- 120 laps, 193.8 miles

Note -- This is the inaugural event.

FORMULA

ONE

Grand Prix of Spain

Site -- Catalunya, Spain

When -- Sunday, 8 a.m.

TV -- SPEED (tape delay, May 20 at 8:30 p.m.)

Track -- Circuit de Catalunya (2.875-mile closed circuit)

Distance -- 66 laps, 189.75 miles

2005 winner -- Kimi Raikkonen

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