Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Monday February 08, 2016
  • Who is Joe Gibbs Racing's best driver?
  • AJ Allmendinger and David Ragan join the 'NASCAR Race Hub' crew to debate who is the no. 1 driver at Joe Gibbs Racing.

  • Joe Gibbs Racing enters 2016 as title favorites
  • After an impressive 2015 season, including Kyle Busch's championship run, JGR looks to run even better in 2016.

  • Furniture Row Racing looking for improvement with Toyota
  • After a surprise run to the Championship 4 last season, Furniture Row seeks to improve upon 2015 with a manufacturer switch.

  • Sprint Unlimited stands apart from the Daytona 500
  • Even though they are raced on the same track, @TheBuzzer's Daryl Motte has a few reasons the Sprint Unlimited and Daytona 500 are completely different.

  • Unlucky No. 13 examined with 13 days left before Daytona 500
  • Racers are a superstitious lot, so it's no surprise that the No. 13 hasn't adorned many race cars in the history of NASCAR. But with 13 days left before the 2016 Daytona 500 (televised live by FOX), it's a great time to tell what history there is.

  • Why teams run two different cars for Unlimited and the 500
  • FOX Sports analyst and former crew chief Larry McReynolds explains why teams use two separate cars for the Sprint Unlimited and the Daytona 500.

  • Word on Tony Stewart substitute will have to wait
  • It's getting close to time for Stewart-Haas Racing to name injured driver Tony Stewart's substitute in the No. 14 Chevrolet for the beginning of the season. But no announcement will come before Wednesday.

  • Analysis: Explaining the charter system and why NASCAR needs it
  • NASCAR expert Tom Jensen breaks down what exactly is a "charter system," and why it should be good for NASCAR.

  • Unlimited memories from season-opening exhibition, 2000-2015
  • Some of the biggest names in NASCAR have won the season-opening exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway. Take a look at winners of the Budweiser Shootout/Sprint Unlimited events from 2000 through 2015.

  • Breaking news: NASCAR to announce new 'charter' system for teams
  • Chairman and CEO Brian France will make a "major NASCAR announcement" along with "key industry executives" on Tuesday. Sources say details of a new "charter" system for team owners will be revealed.

    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:
    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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