Last race: Kyle Larson outdueled Brad Keselowski to win his third consecutive weekend in NASCAR’s top series.
Fast facts: Larson has won the last three races and has matched Martin Truex Jr. for the series lead with three victories this season. He trails points leader Denny Hamlin by 47 points. … Keselowski’s second-place finish ended Hendrick Motorsports’ streak of four straight 1-2 finishes. … Defending champion Chase Elliott is third in points, 73 behind. … Hamlin (7) and Kevin Harvick (9) combined to win 16 races last season but both are winless through 16 races this year.
Fast facts: Defending series champion Austin Cindric’s lead is 108 points over AJ Allmendinger. Daniel Hemric is third, 122 points back. … Cindric has won a series-high three races. … Kyle Busch’s 99 series wins are 50 more than Mark Martin in second place.
Last race: John Hunter Nemechek won his series-best fourth race of the season at Texas.
Fast facts: Nemechek holds a 79-point advantage in the series over Ben Rhodes, who started on the front row at Texas and finished 26th. … Nemechek has seven top-five finishes through 11 races and his 28 playoff points are more than twice that of any other driver.
Last race: Red Bull’s Sergio Perez won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix when Max Verstappen crashed out from the lead with just five laps to go. Lewis Hamilton locked up on the penultimate lap to finish 15th.
Last race: Marcus Ericsson and Pato O’Ward each won last weekend’s doubleheader in Detroit.
Fast facts: Formula One veteran Kevin Magnussen will make his series debut as a substitute driver for Felix Rosenqvist in the No. 7 Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet. The 28-year-old Magnussen competes full-time this season for Chip Ganassi Racing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and is coming off an overall victory last Saturday in Ganassi’s Cadillac prototype. … Rosenqvist, who won at Road America last year, was not cleared by the IndyCar medical staff to race last weekend.