A Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota has won 11 of 22 races this season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and the team is heavily favored in Saturday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
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With a 12-year run of NASCAR Sprint Cup victories — from 2003, when Kevin Harvick won from the pole, to 2014, when Jeff Gordon won for the fifth-time — and 16 wins out of 22 races there all time, Chevrolet clearly has been dominant at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard in Indianapolis.
Once hottest ticket in town, massive grandstands at Indianapolis Motor Speedway expected to be 70 percent vacant for running of Sunday’s NASCAR race.
A Motel 6 with 87 rooms will be built on a vacant 6.9-acre parcel spanning the northwest corner of Interstate 15 and Speedway Boulevard, under a plan approved 3-0 Wednesday night by the North Las Vegas City Council.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss two more races as he recovers from concussion-like symptoms and retired NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon will replace him at Indianapolis and Pocono.
A Joe Gibbs Racing-powered Toyota hasn’t won any of the past five NASCAR Sprint Cup races after winning eight of the first 13. But following Saturday’s final practices at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, it’s a good bet the minidrought will end in Sunday’s New Hampshire 301.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Saturday’s Sprint Cup Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky.
After getting spun out by Joey Logano on the last lap with victory in sight, Las Vegan Kurt Busch showed restraint rather than temper Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.
Of the 40 drivers starting Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona’s massive 2.5-mile layout, 35 have a legitimate shot to win because of the volatile nature of the track and cars being so equal.