In an annual tradition, NASCAR’s Hauler Parade returned to the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday night. The parade, which helped kicked off NASCAR Weekend, featured about 40 brightly colored 18-wheeler trucks.
Handicapper Micah Roberts said a case can be made for up to 20 drivers to win, including Ryan Blaney at 12-1, Aric Almirola and Erik Jones at 20-1, Denny Hamlin at 25-1, Daniel Suarez, Austin Dillon and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. at 50-1 and Ryan Newman at 80-1.
Las Vegan Kyle Busch is favored to win the Pennzoil 400 pole and the Strat 200 and Boyd Gaming 300 races this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Kurt Busch has won the NASCAR championship and the Daytona 500 and a lot of other stock car races. But he is 0-for-18 on his hometown track.
A new NASCAR rules package is expected to produce closer racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday and deter runaway victories such as Kevin Harvick’s in the 2018 Pennzoil 400.
Jimmie Johnson passes Matt Kenseth just before the finish line in 2006 to win the closest Cup race in Las Vegas Motor Speedway history. Here’s our rankings from 1 to 21.
Kurt Busch will sport a paint scheme honoring Star Nursery, a Las Vegas garden and landscape center and Busch’s sponsor when he won NASCAR’s 1999 Southwest Tour championship, in the Pennzoil 400 on his hometown track.
NASCAR week culminates with the Pennzoil 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is often called “The Greatest Show on Dirt.” To NASCAR star Kyle Larson, making dirt rooster tails with winged sprint cars is more like a man and his horsepower.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway officials are hopeful those attending this weekend’s NASCAR events will have the green flag when commuting to and from the racetrack.