Tony Stewart said that if some of these race teams insist on leaving lug nuts off during pit stops to hasten a car’s return to the track and improve its position, it would only be a matter of time until wheels started flying off.
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And though young Chase Elliott has shown great speed, and great promise, he’s only 28th in points heading into this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Phoenix.
The green flag drops on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Kobalt 400 at 1:00 p.m. today. Follow the action here with our live blog.
As predicted, it started to blow like crazy just before the green flag fell Sunday for the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, delaying the start by 40 minutes. Suddenly, the new low downforce package everybody had been talking about became a footnote.
Kurt Busch started from the pole position and led for the first 31 laps — and Kyle Busch led for 38 laps down the stretch — but neither could hold off a late charge by Brad Keselowski in the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Joey Logano has seen his fair share of second place this weekend. He was second in qualifying and second in practice. So perhaps it’s not surprising he finished second Sunday in the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
On a day when the start was delayed by weather for 40 minutes, and light rain and heavy winds and even a dust storm made conditions incredibly unpredictable for drivers, Team Penske ruled with a 1-2 finish of Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano in the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
From winner Brad Keselowski to last-place finisher Cole Whitt, here’s how NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers finished in the Kobalt 400 on Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
A checkered flag and gray skies produced plenty of color on Sunday at the Kobalt 400. Devoted fans and fast cars were center stage as our photographers captured some great images at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Quotes from drivers and others after Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Brad Keselowski certainly exists among those elite talents who on any weekend can be the one to park at Victory Lane, but it had been awhile since the 2012 Sprint Cup champion had ripped up burnout doughnuts on the infield after winning a race.
Breaking down Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway by the mile markers, with Brad Keselowski taking first.
See what fans and racing crews were up to before today’s NASCAR Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Nevada Highway Patroll is preparing for speedway traffic with traffic control units and extra cars as the Kobalt 400 comes to an end, according to State Trooper Chelsey Stuenkel.
Despite 25 percent less downforce on a package that was introduced last season for two races and used last week at Atlanta, speeds were at an all-time high this week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway during testing, practices and qualifying for today’s Kobalt 400.
Las Vegan Kurt Busch won the pole position on Friday for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Schedule for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Motor sports handicapper Micah Roberts gives his analysis for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Las Vegan Kyle Busch, who started on the pole, dominated the field in the Boyd Gaming 300 in the No. 18 Toyota, leading 199 of 200 laps at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 results at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Saturday’s Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was speeding toward a hasty conclusion when Cody Ware’s Chevrolet spun coming out of Turn 2 on Lap 138 of 200. That momentarily brought out the yellow flag.
It’s the wind that has everybody fretting. The forecast is for stiff 30 mph breezes under partly cloudy skies with cooler temperatures. Friday’s high was 80 degrees; it’s supposed to be 64 Sunday.
The Las Vegan posted the fastest qualifying time as daylight was yielding to dusk, so he’ll start first in Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.