NASCAR victory parade to shut down Strip

A victory parade of the top 12 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock cars will shut down Las Vegas Boulevard for about 30 minutes this afternoon.

At 3:15 p.m., drivers will make their way down the Strip, closing off the intersection of Spring Mountain Road and the boulevard in all directions. At 3:30 p.m., the Strip will be closed in front of Bellagio and at Harmon Avenue.

Las Vegas police said the closures will last about 10 minutes each.