NASCAR is hoping a sports data partnership will lead to gamblers being able to bet during races on much more than just who gets the checkered flag.
Representatives of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the city’s tourism industry and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority convened Wednesday to officially announce that Las Vegas would become the home of a second yearly NASCAR race beginning in fall 2018. The deal will mean millions to the Las Vegas economy.
Las Vegas is close to getting a second top-tier NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Two local aviation companies have affiliated themselves with motor sports on the eve of Southern Nevada’s biggest NASCAR event.
In a town that prides itself on the ultimate VIP experience, Las Vegas Motor Speedway is rolling out a one-day, white-glove, top-shelf $3,500 ticket for its NASCAR race in early March.
Construction equipment is demolishing seat sections above Turns 3 and 4 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to make room for a relocated high-end hospitality area and a new 25-space luxury RV section.
For years, NASCAR has been trying to diversify its ranks, looking for its racers, sponsors and fans to come from more diverse backgrounds.
There’s a proud tradition of NASCAR fans attending races in food-filled RVs and beer-packed campers that are stationed in speedway infields for an up-close view of the fast-moving cars. Now, companies are warming up to that idea.
The helicopter company that transports passengers to and from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway has received a waiver it sought to fly just before and after Sunday’s NASCAR race, but it will still lose business because of regulations adopted to thwart terrorists.
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.