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.
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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.
They were in the same room Thursday, and that meant something.
For the fifth consecutive year the top 13 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers paraded down Las Vegas Blvd.
One of the traditions of NASCAR Champion’s Week in Las Vegas is that they bring the recently minted titlist to the newspaper office for an interview and a Capriotti’s sandwich.
They’re stock car racing’s Dynamic Duo: Jimmie Johnson, the six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, and his crew chief, Chad Knaus, answer some questions that aren’t directly related to auto racing.
NASCAR Champions Week makes its return to Las Vegas starting today, and stock-car racing fans will have plenty of opportunities to see their favorite drivers in person at events around the valley.
As I was standing behind the velvet ropes Friday, waiting for the world's finest stock-car drivers to appear on the red carpet before the Sprint Cup Awards Ceremony at Wynn Las Vegas and do neck fidgets because the collars on their tuxedo shirts...
This was all Alex Zanardi's fault. It was 3:45 p.m. Thursday, and I was standing at the intersection of the Strip and Spring Mountain Road. The acrid smell of burning rubber was imbedded in my sinus cavity, and there were little pebbles of Goodyear...
Fans gathered Wednesday at the Fremont Street Experience to get autographs and see their favorite drivers upclose at the beginning of NASCAR Champion's Week. The Las Vegas Motor Speedway's Fanfest featured drivers taking part in a version of "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" Tonight the annual awards luncheon and industry gathering will be at Encore Las Vegas.
Brad Keselowski reminds me of Eddie Haskell from the old "Leave It to Beaver" show. He even sort of looks like him, down to the toothy, mischievous grin. He can be charming, like when Eddie said "That's a lovely dress you're wearing, Mrs. Cleaver."...
NASCAR and Las Vegas have gotten serious. The powerhouse sports organization and the tourist playground will take their relationship to another level today with the announcement of a three-year deal to keep NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series Awards and Champions Week in Las Vegas for three more years.
Gentlemen, start your cummerbunds. NASCAR held its annual awards ceremony at Wynn Las Vegas on Friday night, and it's times like this when one thinks of the old comedian George Gobel. Gobel had the misfortune to be a guest on "The Tonight Show"...
It was just a coincidence that I downloaded "The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby," author Tom Wolfe's first book of essays, onto my Kindle on the eve of learning I would be covering NASCAR Champion's Week.
I hate NASCAR. This is what I'm thinking as I'm waiting to get into NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon's car Thursday afternoon.
NASCAR Champion's Week Victory Lap and Burn Out in Las Vegas on Dec. 1, 2011.
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