Kyle Busch’s Cup Series title defense came up just short, but the Las Vegas driver fought to the end in a dramatic finish.
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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.