Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Wednesday April 23, 2014
  • Swan Racing sells 2 cars, keeps Kligerman in fold
  • STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) Troubled NASCAR team Swan Racing has found a home for driver Cole Whitt and is keeping Parker Kligerman under contract.

  • Larry Mac's Notebook: Kyle Larson's amazing rookie start
  • Kyle Larson is off to a strong start in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

  • Richard Petty set to return to track at Richmond
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Richard Petty is scheduled to return to the race track this weekend for the first time since the March 25 death of his wife, Lynda.

  • Darrell Wallace Jr. to make first NNS start of 2014 at Talladega
  • Full-time Camping World Truck Series driver Darrell Wallace Jr. will make his first Nationwide Series start of 2014 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Wednesday.

  • Picture of confidence: Red-hot Harvick ready to take on Richmond
  • The Stewart-Haas Racing driver went into the first off week of 2014 riding the momentum of a win at Darlington, and looks to make it two in a row this weekend at one of his best tracks.

  • RG3 to be honorary pace car driver at Richmond
  • RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will drive the pace car before Saturday night's NASCAR race at Richmond.

  • VIDEO: NASCAR drivers cheat meals during the season
  • NASCAR drivers, including Danica Patrick, cheat meals during the season.

  • Contenders or pretenders? The next dozen races will reveal much
  • Among the teams that have been hit and miss over the season's first eight races is typically stout Roush Fenway Racing, and particularly drivers Greg Biffle and Ricky Stenhouse Jr., our Larry Mac opines.

  • VIDEO: Top NASCAR drivers discuss 2014 season goals
  • Top NASCAR drivers discuss 2014 season goals.

  • Kasey Kahne among those searching for answers in Richmond
  • Jeff Hammond says three drivers need to start turning their seasons around Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, but none more than the driver of the No. 5 Chevrolet.

    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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