The Richard Childress Racing driver made a 70-lap green flag run during the final race stage and held on for a victory over Christopher Bell at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Ron Kantowski is a sports columnist and covers auto racing for the Review-Journal. He has won multiple writing awards and in 2016 was named Nevada Sportswriter of the Year. Prior to beginning a long career in Las Vegas sports journalism, Kantowski attended Western New Mexico University in Silver City, N.M., where he played for the baseball team. He is a native of Whiting, Ind.
The NASCAR veteran put down a fast lap of 178.926 mph to earn the pole position for the South Point 400 and lead a Stewart-Haas Racing sweep of the first four qualifying positions.
After setting a course record at Las Vegas Motor Speedway while on vacation, the 21-year-old won back-to-back F1 races at the Belgian Grand Prix and Italian Grand Prix.
The ThorSport Racing driver posted his third victory of 2019, beating runner-up Ross Chastain across the finish line by 2.1 seconds Friday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
NASCAR finally may have succeeded in creating a balance between the 26-race regular season and playoffs that begin Sunday with the South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
It was thought this might be Kurt Busch’s last season behind the wheel. But at 41, he seems to be driving better than ever and has become a nice guy to boot.
Six of the 16 championship-eligible drivers has won a NASCAR championship. But none has done it twice heading into the playoff opener at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The Iowa driver has won the first two playoff races of 2019 to gain a berth to the second playoff round in pursuit of his second straight series championship.
Racing against his older brother Kurt in the season finale would be exciting and nerve-racking, implies 2015 NASCAR champion.
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With a series-high six wins, former open-wheel racer Christopher Bell is out front of a group of Xfinity challengers trying to run him down.
There’s a lot more to David Ragan, who recently announced his retirement as a full-time NASCAR driver, than what is revealed in the point standings.
NASCAR playoff opener to go “Beast Mode” when former All-Pro running back Marshawn Lynch leads the field to the green flag at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.