Nicole Johnson moved to Las Vegas in 1996 and unexpected found a home. She later unexpectedly found a home in monster truck, and will perform at Sam Boyd Stadium this week.
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No criminal charges will be filed against suspended NASCAR driver Kurt Busch in a domestic abuse case involving his former girlfriend, prosecutors in Delaware said on Thursday.
Four Las Vegans competed at NASCAR’s two highest levels last season. Now Brendan Gaughan is expected to be the only local driver racing on his hometown track this weekend.
Jeff Gordon, who will retire after this season, opened NASCAR to fans outside the South. His impact is seen on the drivers who compete from all over the country.
Las Vegan Dylan Kwasniewski is waiting for financing to come through to get behind the wheel of a NASCAR Xfinity Series car. He hopes to have that in place by the second half of the season.
The North Carolina company that owns Las Vegas Motor Speedway, which is hosting this week’s NASCAR race events, reported in its federal filing Wednesday that its net income for 2014 was $31.1 million — a sharp turnaround from a nearly $6.5 million loss for 2013.
Kevin Harvick heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway as the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup champion. Now he has other goals to try to reach.
Danica Patrick brought plenty of publicity with her when she joined NASCAR, but she hasn’t brought results. Now in the final year of two major contracts, she must start producing on the track as well.
Next weekend is one of Southern Nevada’s sports highlights with Saturday’s Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 race and the weekend’s feature event, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400, on Sunday.
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A NASCAR Sprint Cup car stolen from the hotel where the team was staying turned up on a rural Georgia road Saturday — the day before the scheduled race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but not in time for the team to qualify.
Travis Kvapil’s orange stock car, the ride he intended to use for qualifying Friday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, was stolen from his hotel parking lot early Friday morning along with a spare engine and the truck and trailer hauling it.
Talledega Superspeedway will invest in “soft walls” for NASCAR’s largest oval track before the first of two Sprint Cup series events in May.
It’s the first time Logano has won the 500.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the defending champion at NASCAR’s first and most high-profile race, the Daytona 500. It’s a place of heartbreak and triumph for Earnhardt.
The Daytona 500 is one of the few races that it’s worth laying a bet on a longshot, such as Danica Patrick. In fact, most of the bets will be on the drivers’ odds rather than matchups.
Kyle Busch will not be racing in the Daytona 500 this weekend after injuring his right leg in a high-impact crash Saturday.
Kurt Busch’s appeals of his indefinite suspension were denied Saturday by NASCAR.
Kurt Busch was suspended indefinitely on Friday, according to multiple reports, after a Delaware family court judge concluded that the NASCAR driver committed an act of domestic violence against his former girlfriend.
The Hendrick Motorsports sweep of Thursday night’s qualifying races for the Daytona 500 was anticlimactic compared to the drama Danica Patrick and Denny Hamlin provided during — and after — the race.
Nate Adams, who has won four X Games gold medals, looks to bounce back from an injury-filled year. His new year begins with Saturday’s race in the Mesquoite Off-Road Weekend.
On Tuesday night, little (but perhaps not for long) Grand Canyon skunked the UNLV baseball team down at 35th and Camelback in Phoenix, the bustling city corner upon which the university sits. The final score was 7-0. Beyond the left-field scoreboard at Brazell Stadium, outfielders could hear the rumble of Valley Metro buses.