Destination Auto Racing

May 22, 2006|By PETER BLAIR

Calendar

NASCAR

NEXTEL CUP

Coca-Cola 600

Site -- Concord, N.C.

When -- Sunday, 5:30 p.m.

TV -- Ch. 45 (5 p.m.)

Track -- Lowe's Motor Speedway (1.5-mile quad-oval)

Distance -- 400 laps, 600 miles

2005 winner -- Jimmie Johnson

2005 pole-sitter -- Ryan Newman

Last year -- Johnson passed Bobby Labonte in the final turn on the way to his third consecutive victory in the event. Johnson left with a 71-point lead over Greg Biffle in the series standings.

INDY RACING

LEAGUE

Indianapolis 500

Site -- Indianapolis

When -- Sunday, 1 p.m.

TV -- Chs. 2, 7

Track -- Indianapolis Motor Speedway (2.5-mile oval)

Distance -- 200 laps, 500 miles

2005 winner -- Dan Wheldon

2005 pole-sitter -- Tony Kanaan

Last year -- Wheldon won his third straight series race and more than $1.5 million. Vitor Meira, Bryan Herta, Danica Patrick and Buddy Lazier rounded out the top five.

FORMULA

ONE

Grand Prix of Monaco

Site -- Monte Carlo

When -- Sunday, 8 a.m.

TV -- Chs. 13, 9 (12:30 p.m., tape delay)

Track -- Circuit de Monaco (2.075-mile road circuit)

Distance -- 78 laps, 161.85 miles

2005 winner -- Kimi Raikkonen

2005 pole-sitter -- Raikkonen

CHAMP CAR

WORLD SERIES

Next race -- Road Runner 225

Site -- Milwaukee, Wis.

When -- June 4

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