Las Vegas Motor Speedway confirmed that the popular NASCAR Fanfest on Fremont Street, the unofficial kickoff to Champion’s Week, will not be held this year because of conflicts in scheduling and logistics.
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The two-year-old playoff system served him well, but even though Kyle Busch is fresh off a NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, that doesn't mean he isn't in favor of changes.
Little brother Kyle Busch sat 20 feet away, and this was his moment to be the center of attention. Twenty feet in a hotel ballroom isn't much distance, but it's enough room to be the difference between champion and contender, and Kurt Busch very much wants to be No. 1 again.
Fans packed downtown Fremont Street on Wednesday for NASCAR Fanfest.
On Tuesday, the recently crowned NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion finally had his picture taken in front of the iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign" on the southern end of Las Vegas Boulevard.
It was just after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Clifford J. Lawrence Junior High School. Kyle T. Busch, originally of Las Vegas, now of a compound on a lake near Charlotte, N.C. — aka "your 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion" — was having his ear bent by a school district trustee in the hallway outside Stacy Schaumburg's STEM classroom.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was named NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver at the Sprint Cup Series Awards show on Friday at Wynn Las Vegas.
Brothers Kurt and Kyle Busch, who are from Las Vegas, are already looking to next season to improve. Both have hope they will do just that.
NASCAR champ Kevin Harvick grew up wanting to be Rick Mears, the four-time Indy 500 champ from Bakersfield. “I was fortunate to have grown up in a racing town,” Harvick says. “It’s a place that has dirt tracks, asphalt, ovals, go-kart tracks, drag strip … always well supported.”
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards will be Dec. 5 at Wynn Las Vegas, the culmination of Champion’s Week in Las Vegas, with Fox Sports 1 televising the event. It will be the sixth consecutive year the awards show has been in Las Vegas.
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