Destination Auto Racing

May 29, 2006|By PETER BLAIR

Calendar

NASCAR

NEXTEL CUP

Neighborhood Excellence 400

Site -- Dover, Del.

When -- Sunday, 2:10 p.m.

TV -- FX (1:30 p.m.)

Track -- Dover International Speedway (1-mile oval)

Distance -- 400 laps, 400 miles

2005 winner -- Greg Biffle

2005 pole-sitter -- Jimmie Johnson

Last year -- Biffle got his fourth victory of 2005 in the season's 13th race and climbed within 46 points of Johnson for the Nextel Cup series points lead. Kyle Busch finished second - 4.281 seconds behind - and Mark Martin was third at the Monster Mile.

Drivers to watch -- Johnson and Ryan Newman have combined to win six of the past eight races at the track.

INDY RACING

LEAGUE

Watkins Glen Indy Grand Prix

Site -- Watkins Glen, N.Y.

When -- Sunday, 3:30 p.m.

TV -- Chs. 2, 7

Track -- Watkins Glen International (3.4-mile permanent circuit)

Distance -- 60 laps, 204 miles

2005 winner -- Jeff Simmons

2005 pole-sitter -- Wade Cunningham

CHAMP CAR

WORLD SERIES

Road Runner 225

Site -- West Allis, Wis.

When -- Sunday, 2 p.m.

TV -- SPEED

Track -- Milwaukee Mile (1.032-mile oval)

Distance -- 225 laps, 232.2 miles

2005 winner -- Paul Tracy

2005 pole-sitter -- Jimmy Vasser

FORMULA

ONE

Next race -- Grand Prix of Britain

Site -- Silverstone, England

When -- June 11

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