NASCAR will run its second straight race on a 1.5-mile observe this weekend as all three nationwide collection head to Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Last week’s NASCAR races at 1.5-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway featured two extra upsets to start the 2021 season as Myat Snider scored his first main NASCAR win within the Xfinity Series race and William Byron gained the Cup Series race.
After Michael McDowell and Christopher Bell gained the primary two races of the season at Daytona, Byron produced a 3rd straight upset at Homestead, whereas second-year driver Tyler Reddick completed second.
Will the fourth NASCAR race of the season at common Las Vegas Motor Speedway produce one more upset and shocking end?
When is the NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas?
The Pennzoil 400 is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. EST Sunday March 7. The race can be 267 laps and 400 miles across the 1.5-mile oval.
The race would be the first of two NASCAR occasions at Las Vegas this season. Las Vegas may also host the fourth race of the NASCAR playoffs on Sept. 26.
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When is NASCAR qualifying at Las Vegas?
For the second straight week, there can be no observe and qualifying for any of the three nationwide collection. NASCAR had qualifying for the primary two races of the season at Daytona, however will solely have qualifying for six extra races this season as a result of COVID-19 restrictions.
When is the Truck Series race at Las Vegas?
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Bucked Up 200 is scheduled for 9 p.m. EST on Friday, March 5. The race can be 134 laps and 201 miles.
When is the Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas?
The NASCAR Xfinity Series ALSCO Uniforms 300 is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. EST on Saturday, March 6. The race can be 200 laps and 300 miles.
TV schedule for NASCAR races at Las Vegas?
The NASCAR Cup Series Pennzoil 400 can be on Fox at 3:30 p.m. EST time on Sunday. The Truck Series (9 p.m. EST Friday) and Xfinity Series (4:30 p.m. EST on Saturday) races will each be on FS1.
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Who are the NASCAR Cup favorites at Las Vegas?
Odds are necessary in Las Vegas, and odds are one of many Team Penske groups can be celebrating in victory lane on Sunday.
Brad Keselowski leads all lively drives with three wins at the 1.5-mile observe, whereas teammate Joey Logano has gained the final two Feb/March races at Las Vegas. Ryan Blaney, the third Penske driver, completed seventh within the September race at Vegas.
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Don’t be shocked, nevertheless, if there may be one other shock winner this weekend. Kurt Busch gained the September 2020 race at Las Vegas, whereas Matt DiBenedetto completed second in each races there final 12 months. The March race additionally featuered sturdy finishes by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (third), Austin Dillon (fourth) and Bubba Wallace (sixth).
NASCAR Cup Series entry checklist at Las Vegas
00 Quin Houff StarCom Racing Chevrolet
1 Kurt Busch Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
2 Brad Keselowski Penske Racing Ford
3 Austin Dillon Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
4 Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
5 Kyle Larson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
6 Ryan Newman Roush Fenway Racing Ford
7 Corey Lajoie Spire Motorsports Chevrolet
8 Tyler Reddick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
9 Chase Elliott Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
10 Aric Almirola Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
11 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
12 Ryan Blaney Penske Racing Ford
14 Chase Briscoe Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
15 Joey Gase Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet
16 AJ Allmendinger Kaulig Racing Chevrolet
17 Chris Buescher Roush Fenway Racing Ford
18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
19 Martin Truex Jr. Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
20 Christopher Bell Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
21 Matt DiBenedetto Wood Brothers Racing Ford
22 Joey Logano Penske Racing Ford
23 Bubba Wallace 23XI Racing Toyota
24 William Byron Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
34 Michael McDowell Front Row Motorsports Ford
37 Ryan Preece JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet
38 Anthony Alfredo Front Row Motorsports Ford
41 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
42 Ross Chastain Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
43 Erik Jones Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet
47 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet
48 Alex Bowman Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
51 Cody Ware Petty Ware Racing Chevrolet
52 Josh Bilicki Rick Ware Racing Ford
53 Garrett Smithley Rick Ware Racing Ford
66 Timmy Hill MBM Motorsports Ford
77 Justin Haley Spire Motorsports Chevrolet
78 BJ McLeod Live Fast Motorsports Ford
99 Daniel Suarez TrackHouse Racing Chevrolet