July 3 (UPI) — NASCAR and IndyCar will race on the similar observe on the identical weekend for the primary time when the highest motorsports tiers rendezvous Saturday and Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The trio of races spotlight a packed stay sports weekend.
The Fourth of July weekend sports slate additionally contains UFC fights, a PGA Tour golf match, NWSL girls’s soccer matches, European soccer clashes and baseball video games in Asia.
Drivers will first begin their engines for the IndyCar’s GMR Grand Prix at midday EDT Saturday. That race was scheduled for Might, however was delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
NASCAR will host an Xfinity race after the GMR Grand Prix on the identical observe at Three p.m. EDT with the Pennzoil 150 at The Brickyard. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s remaining weekend race would be the Cup Sequence Massive Machine Hand Sanitizer 400, which begins at Four p.m. EDT Sunday.
No spectators might be allowed on the races.
NASCAR’s Cup Sequence, Xfinity Sequence and Truck Sequence have been again since Might after they have been suspended because of the pandemic. IndyCar began its season in early June after its begin was postponed from mid-March.
Caesars has Cup Sequence chief Kevin Harvick as a +350 favourite to win Sunday’s race, which implies a $100 guess would win a bettor $350, along with the wagered quantity.
Kyle Busch (+400), Denny Hamlin (+500), Martin Truex Jr. (+800), Brad Keselowski (+1000) and Joey Logano (+1000) are additionally among the many favorites for the Massive Machine Hand Sanitizer 400.
UFC on Struggle Island
A welterweight title bout between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns highlights UFC 251 on Struggle Island, a novel Yas Island venue Saturday in Abu Dhabi.
Usman (16-1-0) is the titleholder and hasn’t misplaced since 2013. Burns (19-3-0) is ranked No. 1 in welterweight and hasn’t misplaced since 2018. He knocked off former welterweight title holder Tyron Woodley on Might 30 at UFC Struggle Evening. Usman beat Woodley on March 2 at UFC 235 to dethrone the champion.
Caesars has Usman as a -245 favourite to beat Burns (+205), which implies a bettor would want to wager a minimum of $245 to win $100 on Usman and would win $205 on a $100 guess on Burns. BetOnline.AG additionally has Usman as a favourite at -235 with Burns at +200.
The principle card for UFC 251 contains 4 different matchups. Amanda Ribas and Paige VanZant will open the principle card at 10 p.m. EDT Saturday on ESPN+.
Jessica Andrade (20-7-0) will face Rose Namajunas within the second struggle on the principle card. Petr Yan will then conflict towards Jose Aldo in a bantamweight title bout. Featherweights Alexander Volkanovski will match with Max Holloway within the co-main occasion bout earlier than Usman battles Burns.
Soccer from U.S. girls, Europe
The NWSL Problem Cup will proceed Saturday and Sunday. Greater than a dozen gamers from the US Girls’s Nationwide Staff are on the rosters for the Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League groups.
Utah Royals FC will face the Sky Blue FC and the Houston Sprint play the OL Reign Saturday in Herriman, Utah. The North Carolina Braveness face the Chicago Crimson Stars and Portland Thorns FC performs the Washington Spirit on Sunday in Herriman.
Germany’s Bundesliga and England’s Premier League have already got topped champions, however Spain’s La Liga and Italy’s Serie A nonetheless await a winner. Rivals Actual Madrid and Barcelona are in a decent race atop La Liga.
Two consecutive attracts have led to Barcelona’s drop for the highest spot. Actual Madrid can enhance their lead this week whereas Lionel Messi and Barcelona must beat Villarreal Sunday to maintain tempo with their foes.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus lead Serie A by simply 4 factors over second-place Lazio. Each Italian squads will take the sector Saturday with Lazio in a conflict towards Milan and Juventus in a matchup towards Torino.
Premier League champion Liverpool follows their rivalry matchup Thursday towards Manchester Metropolis with a sport Sunday towards Aston Villa. United States soccer star Christian Pulisic will try to hold the Blues in Champions League competition with a matchup towards Watford Saturday in London.
KBO: Kiwoom Heroes vs. KT Wiz at 4:55 a.m. EDT on ESPN
Rocket Mortgage Basic: Third spherical featured teams from eight a.m. to three p.m. EDT on PGA Tour Reside; 1 to three p.m. EDT on Golf Channel; Three to six p.m. EDT on CBS
Serie A: Juventus vs. Torino at 11 a.m. EDT on ESPN+
NWSL Problem Cup: Utah Royals FC vs. Sky Blue FC at 12:30 p.m. EDT on CBS All Entry
Premier League: Chelsea vs. Watford at Three p.m. EDT on NBCSN
Serie A: Lazio vs. AC Milan at 3:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
NWSL Problem Cup: Houston Sprint vs. OL Reign at 10 p.m. EDT on CBS All Entry
NTT Sequence GMR Grand Prix at midday EDT on NBC
Xfinity Pennzoil 150 at The Brickyard at Three p.m. EDT on NBC
UFC 251 on ESPN+
Amanda Ribas vs. Paige VanZant at 10 p.m. EDT
Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas after first struggle
Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo after second struggle
Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway after third struggle
Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns after fourth struggle
KBO: LG Twins vs. Samsung Lions at 3:55 a.m. EDT on ESPN
Rocket Mortgage Basic: Fourth spherical featured teams from eight a.m. to three p.m. EDT on PGA Tour Reside; 1 to three p.m. EDT on Golf Channel; Three to six p.m. EDT on CBS
La Liga: Actual Madrid vs. Athletic Membership at eight a.m. EDT on beIN Sports
Premier League: Liverpool vs. Aston Villa at 11:30 a.m. EDT on NBCSN
NWSL Problem Cup: North Carolina Braveness vs. Chicago Crimson Stars at 12:30 p.m. EDT on CBS All Entry
Premier League: Southampton vs. Manchester Metropolis at 2 p.m. EDT on NBC
La Liga: Barcelona vs. Villarreal at Four p.m. EDT on beIN Sports
NWSL Problem Cup: Portland Thorns FC vs. Washington Spirit at 10 p.m. EDT on CBS All Entry
Massive Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 at Four p.m. EDT on NBC