Auto Racing Glance

MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES: OVERTON’S 400 (267 laps, 400.5 miles around a 1.5-mile D-shaped oval), Chicagoland Speedway; Joliet, Ill.TV: Sunday, 2:30 p.m. ET (Green flag approx. 2:46 p.m. ET) — NBCSN (Radio: Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90).THIS WEEK: It’s back to turning left for the series after last week’s trip to the road course in Sonoma, Calif., won by Martin Truex Jr., his third win of the season and second in three races. … This is the 17th of 36 races this season and the first on NBCSN, with Dale Earnhardt Jr. debuting in the broadcast booth. … This will be the 18th series race at the track, dating back to its opening in 2001. … Truex won this race last year on his way to the series championship, and he also won here in 2016. … This is the first big schedule change of the season as Chicagoland moves to early summer after it was the opening race of the playoffs in previous years from 2011-17. … With Truex’s win at Sonoma, a Toyota Camry has won seven of the 16 races so far, with Ford Fusions wining eight and a Chevrolet Camaro only one. … The track represents the type that makes up four of the 10-race playoffs — 1.5-mile D-shaped ovals — and teams will be focused on fine-tuning their car setups for the future. … The series heads back to Daytona International Speedway next weekend. … *Kyle Busch leads the points standings with 696, followed by *Kevin Harvick (624), *Joey Logano (584), Brad Keselowski (554), *Truex (546), *Clint Bowyer (544), Kurt Busch (524), Denny Hamlin (505), Kyle Larson (472) and Aric Almirola (471). … Daytona 500 winner *Austin Dillon is in 18th (313) and inside the playoff cutoff.(All stats and standings per NASCAR.com)*Denotes race winner and playoff berthNASCAR XFINITY SERIES: OVERTON’S 300 (200 laps, 300 miles around a 1.5-mile D-shaped oval), Chicagoland Speedway; Joliet, Ill.TV: Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (Green flag approx. 3:46 p.m. ET) — NBCSN (Radio: Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90).THIS WEEK: After taking a week off, the series is back in action in support of the top series. … This is the 15th of 33 races this season. … This will be the 23rd series race at the track. … Justin Allgaier dominated on his way to Victory Lane two weeks ago at Iowa Speedway, the Xfinity regular’s second of the season. Allgaier is the defending winner here. … Chevrolet has been more competitive in the second series than the top one, winning six times. Fords have won five and Toyotas three. … Four races have been won by full-time Xfinity drivers. … Elliott Sadler leads the Xfinity standings with 504 points, followed by Cole Custer (500), Daniel Hemric (497), *Tyler Reddick (473), *Christopher Bell (471), *Allgaier (453), Brandon Jones (431), Ryan Truex (408), Matt Tifft (379) and Ryan Reed (354).(All stats and standings per NASCAR.com)*Denotes race winner and playoff berthNASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES: OVERTON’S 225 (150 laps, 225 miles around a 1.5-mile D-shaped oval), Chicagoland Speedway; Joliet, Ill.TV: Friday, 9 p.m. ET (Green flag approx. 9:16 p.m. ET) — FS1 (Radio: Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90).THIS WEEK: The series kicks off the NASCAR triple-header at Chicagoland with a race under the lights. … This will be the 10th series race at the track, with Johnny Sauter winning here last year. … This is the 11th of 23 races on the season. … Justin Haley won the race last week at Gateway International Raceway outside St. Louis, the first victory of his career. … *Sauter leads the Truck standings (464 points), followed by *Noah Gragson (391), *Brett Moffitt (368), Grant Enfinger (337), Stewart Friesen (335), *Haley (325), Matt Crafton (325), Ben Rhodes (309), Myatt Snider (280) and Cody Coughlin (262). Only eight drivers make the playoffs in the series.(All stats and standings per NASCAR.com)