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Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Saturday August 30, 2014
  • Kevin Harvick dominates to win Atlanta Nationwide
  • HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) Kevin Harvick led the final 159 laps to beat Joey Logano and win an unusually wreck-free NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

  • Put 'em up: Looking back at the wild 2013 Mosport truck race
  • Last year's trip to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park saw one of the most dramatic finishes in recent Camping World Truck Series memory, with many drivers -- and one girlfriend -- looking for revenge afterward. 

  • Bass Pro Shops 'proud to stand by' Tony Stewart in his return
  • Johnny Morris, the founder of Bass Pro Shops, says he and his company are proud to stand by Tony Stewart as the primary sponsor on Stewart's No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet as the driver makes his return to the Sprint Cup Series at Atlatna Motor Speedway. Stewart missed the previous three races after being involved in a sprint car incident that claimed the life of fellow racer Kevin Ward Jr.

  • Gordon says Stewart could run strong in Atlanta
  • HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) Tony Stewart was cheered in practice Saturday.

  • Under the gun or having fun? At Atlanta, it all depends on ...
  • I really see the race Sunday here in Atlanta Motor Speedway playing out differently than we have seen in past years, because of the change in the Chase format. You basically have three groups of teams.

  • Greg Biffle: Roush Fenway didn't 'keep up with the Joneses'
  • Roush Fenway Racing has without a doubt not reached Victory Lane as much as the organization hoped it would the past few seasons. Despite the occasional win, RFR hasn't been able to consistently run with the Sprint Cup Series' other elite programs.

  • Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal
  • Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium -- unshaven, his eyes glassy -- and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with."

  • Earnhardt Jr. to debut Nationwide Insurance colors at Richmond
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. will carry primary sponsorship in 2015 from Nationwide Insurance, but the Hendrick Motorsports driver will debut the new colors in next weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway.

  • Exclusive: Atlanta track president warms up to new 2015 race date
  • Initially pessimistic, Atlanta Motor Speedway's Ed Clark is excited about the track hosting the second race on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' 2015 tour.

  • Analysis: Should NASCAR allow Tony Stewart to be Chase-eligible?
  • NASCAR officials said on Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway that Tony Stewart is eligible to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup despite missing three races.

    Las Vegas Motor Speedway


    Las Vegas Motor Speedway Las Vegas Motor Speedway
    The "Diamond in the Desert" has been deemed the most remarkable race complex in the world. Sports Illustrated called it the Racing Capitol of the West. Just a few miles north of The Strip, Las Vegas Motor Speedway is one of the most complete racing complexes in the world, including road courses, a 3/8 mile oval, a dirt track and a state-of-the-art drag racing facility. In 2007, the track completed construction on the Neon Garage, which provides unprecedented access to race teams and drivers, unique concession areas, live entertainment and the Winner's Circle.


    Track Info

    Track Address: 7000 Las Vegas Blvd.
    Las Vegas, NV. 89115
    (800) 644-4444
    Offical Web Site: LasVegasMotorSpeedway.com
    Track Shape: D-Shaped Oval
    Track Length: 1.5 miles
    Front Stretch Length: 2,275 feet
    Back Stretch Length: 1,572 feet
    Banking: 20° Turns
    9° Frontstretch
    9° Backstretch
    Seating Capacity: 142,000
    First Winner: Mark Martin (1998)
    Most Wins: Jimmie Johnson (4)
    Lap Record: Matt Kenseth 188.884 mph (28.598 sec)

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