Gov. Steve Sisolak’s decision to ease restrictions on spectators attending sporting events amid the coronavirus pandemic came a few days late for Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Pit stop luck helped the Las Vegas native prevail at 40-1 at the Westgate in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
After his first NASCAR win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, hometown hero Kurt Busch celebrated by taking a victory lap down the Strip in a helicopter.
Kyle Busch and Joey Logano collided again at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday afternoon, taking the fierce rivals out of contention at the South Point 400.
Kurt Busch timed his last pit stop perfectly to move to the front of the field, then held off challengers to win the South Point 400 on Sunday and end an 0-for-21 winless streak at his hometown track.
Chase Briscoe led a race-high 164 of 200 laps en route to his second win in a row and eighth of the season in Saturday’s Alsco 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Jimmie Johnson, the retiring seven-time NASCAR champion and four-time Las Vegas race winner, will lap Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the final time Sunday.
Basketball legend Michael Jordan will partner with NASCAR star Denny Hamlin on a new Cup Series team with Bubba Wallace as the driver beginning in 2021.
South Point president Ryan Growney said the decision to hold the NASCAR race in front of empty stands will prevent struggling hotel-casinos from receiving a boost.
Austin Hill took the lead on the 96th of 134 laps and held off Sheldon Creed to win the World of Westgate 200 in front of empty grandstands at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Joey Logano said he didn’t realize how much he would miss practice, qualifying and racing in front of fans until the coronavirus pandemic shut down the sport in March.
Kyle Busch gets another chance to make it 16 consecutive seasons in which he has won at least once in Sunday’s South Point 400 on his hometown track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Two-time NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick has barely missed a beat despite a lengthy pause because of the COVID-19 virus and is the man to beat in South Point 400.
With the LVMS oval shielded from the hot desert sun for most of the race, Martin Truex Jr. drove from 24th starting position to a 4.1-second victory over Kevin Harvick en route to his second Las Vegas win.
Should the Xfinity Series playoff favorites falter, it could open a door for Las Vegas’ Noah Gragson, who won twice during the regular season to claim the fourth seed.