Veteran NASCAR racer Kurt Busch says Mel Larson was an integral part in helping Las Vegas Motor Speedway becoming what it is today, as well as motorsports in general in Southern Nevada.
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The colorful John Force defeated his daughter Courtney Force in the NHRA Funny Car final Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for his 147th career win, then talked about it as only he can.
Mel Larson, the longtime and colorful Las Vegas hotel executive and auto racing enthusiast and one of the founders of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, died Tuesday after a lengthy illness. He was 87.
Two round wins at Toyota Nationals close the deal for Antron Brown, who won his second consecutive dragster title and third overall.
Kyle Larson produced the fastest lap during Saturday’s final practice session at Martinsville Speedway in preparation for Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500.
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 Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Four-time Funny Car bridesmaid Ron Capps has been in this position before, having once lost the championship by two points and another time by six points.
There is decorum and little animosity between competitive Pro Stock teammates Jason Line and Greg Anderson at the NHRA’s Countdown for the Championship at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship is a six-race, playoff-type format that is supposed to provide drama at the end of the season. Instead, it has mostly provided Antron Brown with a platform for displaying dominance.
Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch, drivers of very fast stock cars for the Joe Gibbs Racing team, finished 28th, 29th and 30th on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. This was by design.