Chase Briscoe won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race on the new “roval” at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. The “roval” is a 17-turn,
2.28-mile hybrid road course-oval that has a
35-foot change in elevation. It was Briscoe’s first career Xfinity victory . ... Valtteri Bottas beat Formula One leader and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to pole position for Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix in Sochi. Bottas was 0.145 ahead of Hamilton and
0.56 ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, who’s second in the season standings.