Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. combined to win 17 of 26 regular-season races but only Truex Jr. finished in the top three in Las Vegas.
A crowd estimated at 45,000 watched Brad Keselowski win the inaugural South Point 400, marking the first time that NASCAR had visited the Las Vegas Motor Speedway twice in the same year.
Red-hot Brad Keselowski held onto the lead after a late red-flag situation to win Sunday’s chaotic, crash-filled South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
There was no master plan, no call from the NASCAR hauler for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to make a smooth transition to the broadcast booth and ease into retirement the way he would ease into the lead at Daytona Speedway.
Ross Chastain led six times for 180 of the 200 laps and won all three race stages en route to his first Xfinity victory that wasn’t as easy as it might appear in the box score.
Daytona 500 winner Austin Dillon thinks he has figured out how to make Sunday’s South Point 400 and the other NASCAR playoff races more compelling in light of the season-long dominance of Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and reigning Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. — stock car racing’s so-called “Big 3.”
Grant Enfinger survived three attempts at a green-white-checkered overtime finish and a red flag for a multitruck crash to win the caution-plagued World of Westgate 200 on Friday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
It was hot and slick during Friday’s pole day qualifying for the inaugural South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with That Jones Boy, as it now reads on Erik Jones’ race car, being the hottest and slickest of all.
The NASCAR Burnout made some noise on the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday.
NASCAR co-points leader Kyle Busch of Las Vegas and pit road reporter Kelli Stavast, who moved here seven years ago, spent Wednesday driving around the valley visiting Las Vegas places near and dear to the racer.