Now paralyzed from the neck down, former IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt is looking for a different type of victory at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Wednesday, when he will become the first person in the nation to receive a restricted driver’s license for a semi-autonomous vehicle.
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Las Vegas Motor Speedway president Chris Powell, headed to Tennessee for Virginia Tech vs. Tennessee showdown that will set a college football attendance record, says neutral site football could still work at local track.
After a series of simulated race runs in the Saturday’s final 80-minute practice session at Darlington Raceway, Denny Hamlin felt his car was so perfectly set-up for Sunday’s Bojangles Southern 500 that he parked it for the final 30-minutes.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss the rest of the NASCAR season — 18 races total — as he continues to recover from a concussion.
The DC Solar 350, set for Oct. 1 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, will be Round 2 of the eight-race battle for the NASCAR truck series championship. This is the first season NASCAR is using playoff races to decide the truck series title.
Hendrick Motorsports has amassed 242 Sprint Cup victories and 11 driver championships since the team was created in 1984, but it has been in an 18-race winless drought. That could change Sunday.
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 Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
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.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Sunday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn.
As the Chase for the Sprint Cup continues, Kurt and Kyle Busch of Las Vegas already have punched their tickets to the NASCAR playoffs.