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It's been a while since I've been able to say this: this weekend is going to be a great one for racing. For those who like cars that turn both left and right, this weekend is like Nectar Sent Down From On High. Not only is there a wondrous amount of sports car racing, there's NASCAR and Rallycross, too.

Now I hear you thinking, "NASCAR? So what? We get that every weekend, and every weekend it's the same. Cars go around in a circle, sometimes there's a crash, but really it's the same thing every time." Not so. Despite being more famously known for oval-track races, NASCAR actually does a fair amount of road courses as well. This week it's their famous race at Watkins Glen, New York. I love the NASCAR road races, simply because they're so ridiculous. The cars are big and heavy, with loud V8s, huge amounts of power, and very little downforce and grip compared to most traditional road racers. They slide and bash about, and it really is a good time. An added bonus, as well, is that many of the NASCAR racers aren't used to twisty bits in professional racing, so you get a real air of unpredictability. It should make for some good times.

On the more traditional road racing front, you have the coming specter of Mergers and Acquisitions. It sounds ominous, but I wouldn't worry. I would know. Sometimes wonderful things can come about from these matches made in, well, not heaven, but a corporate board room. This week both the American Le Mans Series and the Rolex Sports Car Series are at Road America in Wisconsin for their respective events, and it's a shining example of their coming combination as United Sports Car Racing. This is your weekend to compare, contrast, and pray for the coming future.

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Also on tap this weekend is Global Rallycross. Rallycross, in case you're not familiar, combines the joys of road racing with the ecstasy of rallying. If it sounds awesome, that's because it is. Don't believe me? Check it out for yourself.

We've heard your pleas and we'll be keeping the races and times in the body of posts, as well as on the map for now. Of course, please use our image annotation tool on the map above to show us races we might have missed, where they're being held, and where we can livestream them.

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All times Eastern.

NASCAR Nationwide Series Zippo 200 Qualifying

Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen, New York

9:30 AM Saturday on ESPN2

ALMS Orion Energy Systems 245 Qualifying

Road America

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

10:30 AM Saturday on ESPN3

NASCAR Sprint Cup Cheez-It 355 At the Glen Qualifying

Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen, New York

11:30 AM Saturday on ESPN2

AMA Motocross Unadilla National

Unadilla MX

New Berlin, New York

1 PM Saturday on FUEL

3 PM Saturday on NBCSN

NASCAR Nationwide Series Zippo 200

Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen, New York

2 pM Saturday on ABC

Rolex Sports Car Series VisitFlorida.com Sports Car 250

Road America

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

5 PM Saturday on SPEED

Global Rallycross Atlanta

Atlanta Motor Speedway

Atlanta, Georgia

6:30 pM Saturday on ESPN2

NASCAR Sprint Cup Cheez-It 355 At the Glen

Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen, New York

12 PM Sunday on ESPN

ALMS Orion Energy Systems 245

Road America

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

3 PM Sunday on ABC