The bartender looked at me in a bewildered fashion, as if I had just dropped in from Neptune or somewhere. This was Sunday, at Victory's Bar & Grill at the Cannery on Craig Road.
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Kyle Busch hasn't slowed down much since taking the checkered flag at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday night to clinch his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.
There's an image I have of Kyle Busch, the lead foot from Las Vegas who won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship Sunday in Florida. It was before he built a reputation for being a more excellent driver than "Rain Man." He might have still been driving in the truck series full-time.
Kyle Busch, born and raised in Las Vegas, won his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup championship on Sunday. Busch captured the 2015 title by being the top finisher in the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida.
Micah Roberts examines the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla.
Henderson resident Justin Lamb can call himself a champion again after securing the NHRA Lucas Oil Series Super Stock title in Pomona, Calif., on Saturday.
Micah Roberts examines the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz.
Ken Schrader is what you would call a racer's racer. To use NASCAR chairman Brian France's favorite word, he just might be the quintessential example of it, now that A.J. Foyt has turned 80 and has too many health problems to drive much of anything, except for maybe a tractor on his ranch.
Taking a look at Suday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.
Racing fans gathered at the Las Vegas Village, across from the Luxor hotel-casino, to watch Stadium Super Trucks compete on a closed course track.
In its quest to remain relevant during football season, NASCAR foisted a playoff system upon the public. Now it has foisted drivers smacking into one another on the track upon the public, and the handing down of dramatic penalties.
Unlike Antron Brown and Erica Enders, Jack Beckman didn't celebrate a championship Sunday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Helen Reddy released "I Am Woman" as a single in 1972, three years after Shirley Muldowney competed in her first U.S. Nationals. Three years after the record went to No. 1, Muldowney won her first NHRA Nationals, at Columbus, Ohio.
Dragsters and Funny Cars were on display at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The NHRA is in town, and some of its best drivers gathered at the Stratosphere for a press conference on Thursday.
Drag racer Jerry Savoie probably moves faster in his day job than he does on the racetrack, where his Pro Stock Motorcycle approaches speeds of 200 mph in about seven seconds.
Kurt Busch started Wednesday in North Carolina, where he announced his new sponsor deal and contract extension with the Stewart-Haas NASCAR racing team. He finished it at Wrigley Field, watching his beloved Chicago Cubs lose to the New York Mets in the National League Championship Series.
Kurt Busch, the Las Vegas leadfoot, who essentially had been driving around in circles in an unsponsored car fielded by Tony Stewart and partner Gene Haas, has picked up Monster Energy as a co-primary sponsor (along with Haas Automotive) for the 2016 NASCAR season.
The Monster Energy Cup at Sam Boyd Stadium in Henderson Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015.
Hollywood Casino 400
Trey Canard came close to winning $1 million at last year's Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas, prevailing in the first two main events before falling short in the supercross finale at Sam Boyd Stadium — site of today's fifth annual MEC.
Bank of America 500, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.
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