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NASCAR’s finest hit the Las Vegas Strip — PHOTOS

Sixteen of NASCAR’s best drivers took to the Las Vegas Strip Wednesday to show off their biggest burnouts in the traditional NASCAR Victory Lap.

The Victory Lap is a part of NASCAR Champions Week, which wraps up on Thursday with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards at Wynn Las Vegas.

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