Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Wednesday June 29, 2016
  • NASCAR spokesman Tharp named president of Darlington track
  • DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) NASCAR spokesman Kerry Tharp has been hired to be the new president at Darlington Raceway.

  • Women in Wheels: Lesa France Kennedy
  • 'NASCAR Race Hub's Kaitlyn Vincie visits the NASCAR Hall of Fame to interview Lesa France Kennedy, CEO of International Speedway Corporation.

  • Austin Dillon's Massive Wreck at Daytona Remembered
  • Austin Dillon recalls one of the most violent wrecks in the history of Daytona International Speedway.

  • Looking for Daytona pre-race favorite? Check out 'The Great Eight'
  • Here are the eight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers most likely to come out on top in Saturday night's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. And here's why.

  • Bubba Wallace will honor U.S. Armed Forces at Daytona
  • Darrell Wallace and other XFINITY Series drivers will honor the United States Armed Forces with special windshield decals at Daytona International Speedway.

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr., Matt Kenseth teams receive written warnings from NASCAR after Sonoma
  • NASCAR looked over the cars of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Matt Kenseth and issued written warnings for failing pre-race inspection at Sonoma Raceway.

  • John Wes Townley, Spencer Gallagher fined, placed on probation for fight
  • The Camping World Truck Series drivers who tangled on the track last weekend now must pay a price for it.

  • Kevin Harvick shares photo of his massive, disgusting blister
  • The driver of the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 4 Chevrolet SS apparently experienced some discomfort on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway.

  • Chip Ganassi to be inducted into Motorsports Hall Of Fame
  • Gannassi teams have posted victories in all sorts of competitions from NASCAR to open-wheel and sports car events.

  • Behind the Wreck: DW's 1991 Pepsi 400 crash, Part 2
  • It's been 25 years since Darrell Waltrip's spectacular wreck in the summer race at Daytona. Part two of 'Behind the Wreck' takes an in-depth look at how the race and crash with Alan Kulwicki and Joe Ruttman unfolded.

    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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