Articles tagged ‘LVMS’

Mar 04

Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview

Richard Childress Racing Logo Richard Childress Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Event -  Kobalt 400 t Date -    Sunday, March 9, 2014 Venue - Las Vegas Motor Speedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Las Vegas Motor Speedway ... In 47 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Richard Childress Racing Chevrolets have earned seven top-five and 16 top-10 finishes with five different drivers - Clint Bowyer, Jeff Burton, Dale Earnhardt, Kevin Harvick and Mike Skinner. RCR in the NSCS ... In 2,387 Sprint Cup Series starts dating back to 1969, RCR has amassed 44 pole awards,105 wins, 449 top-five finishes and 948 top-10 finishes, with an average starting position of 17.8 and an average finishing position of 15.8. RCR has earned 15 total championships (six Sprint ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Burton 2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Jeff Burton - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 66 Let’s Go Places Toyota Camry driver Jeff Burton will make his first start of the 2014 season Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Burton and Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 66 for Michael Waltrip Racing in a ... FULL STORY »

Rick Harrison, Gold and Silver Pawn Shop, returns as sponsor of the No. 51 Chevrolet for Las Vegas

Jeremy Clements Racing Las Vega, NV - Las Vegas is known for its exciting and unique casinos, fine dining and electric night life. But it is also home of Rick Harrison, star of “Pawn Stars” and the World Famous Gold and Silver ... FULL STORY »

Disappointing Weekend in Phoenix Leaves Kligerman Hoping for Luck in Vegas

2014 NSCS Driver Parker Kligerman (Swan Energy) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Phoenix, AZ - March 4, 2014 - What started out as a promising weekend, with Parker Kligerman atop the leaderboard in the first practice at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR), ended up with mechanical issues to end the race prematurely. Practice sessions ... FULL STORY »

Koch Rolls the Dice on New Qualifying Procedure in Vegas

2014 NSCS Driver Blake Koch on track in the No. 35 MDS Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Sunday's Race Would Be Rookie's First Cup Start at 1.5-Mile Desert Track STATESVILLE, MARCH 4, 2014 - Blake Koch, driver of the No. 35 MDS Transport Ford, comments on racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: "This new qualifying procedure is definitely making ... FULL STORY »

Las Vegas Can Show Off-Season Upgrades for 34 Team

2014 NSCS No. 34 Taco Bell Live Mas Ford Fusion Barletta and Schwarze Join Ragan as Associates at First 1.5-Mile Track STATESVILLE, MARCH 4, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Taco Bell Ford, comments on racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: "The mile-and-a-half tracks have definitely been what Front ... FULL STORY »

Gilliland Hikes Grand Canyon en Route to Las Vegas

No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford Fusion Weekend Will Show Love's Team's Competitiveness on 1.5-Mile Tracks STATESVILLE, MARCH 4, 2014 - David Gilliland will take a detour -- on foot -- on his way to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this week. The driver of the No. 38 Love's ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Las Vegas Will Mark 300th Cup Start For Martin Truex Jr.
Posted 03.04.14
“I am only 33 and have a lot more years in me. I feel the best is still yet to come as a driver.” - Martin Truex Jr. DENVER, Colo. (March 4, 2014) -- Martin Truex Jr. will make his 300th career Sprint Cup Series start in Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr. maintains momentum with second-place run at Phoenix
Posted 03.03.14
AVONDALE, Ariz. – As a predictor of things to come, the Daytona 500 is about as accurate as a chimp picking stocks by throwing darts at a copy of the Wall Street Journal. How many times have you heard it? "The real racing season starts at Phoenix." Sure, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Ellis (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Ryan Ellis signs NASCAR Nationwide deal for 2014 beginning at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Posted 03.03.14
Las Vegas, NV: SR2 Motorsports announced here today that Ryan Ellis has been signed to their 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series, (NNS) program. Ellis will be serve as the Team’s resident driver, doing testing and race driving for SR2 owner Jason Sciavicco. The full extent of Ellis' program will depend ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.03.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Brian Vickers and his Michael Waltrip Racing team visit Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday for the 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race. The No. 55 raced well in the first two races of the 2014 season, but with little result. A multi-car accident at ...FULL STORY »
Motorsports This Week on ESPN
Posted 03.03.14
NASCAR Nationwide Series at Las Vegas Live on ESPN2 The NASCAR Nationwide Series moves to the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a 300-mile race on Saturday, March 8, and ESPN2 will have a live telecast. NASCAR Countdown airs at 4 p.m. ET while the green flag will fly at 4:31 p.m.  The race telecast will air ...FULL STORY »
2014 Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
2014 March Las Vegas Motor Speedway NASCAR Weekend Track Event Schedule
Posted 03.03.14
Johnny Sauter
Johnny Sauter eagerly anticipating Talladega after Smith’s 350 2nd
Posted 10.01.13
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Sept. 28, 2013) -- Johnny Sauter won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series' season-opener at Daytona, and with the way his No. 98 Carolina Nut Co. / Curb Records Toyota's been performing -- including a second-place finish in Saturday's Smith's 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway -- ...FULL STORY »
2013 NCWTS Driver Brennan Newberry (Qore-24) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Brennan Newberry Earns 15th-Place Finish at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Second-Career Start at the 1.5-Mile Track
Posted 09.30.13
Returning to the No. 24 Qore-24 Chevrolet at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after missing the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Chicagoland Speedway, Brennan Newberry started with top-five finishes in both practice session on Saturday before qualifying in the 13th position for the Smith's 350. Immediately after the ...FULL STORY »
Ron Hornaday Jr.(Photo Credit: Jamey Price / Getty Images North America)
Strong Run for Ron Hornaday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Ends with Sixth-Place Finish
Posted 09.30.13
Looking to have luck on his side, Ron Hornaday and the No. 9 NTS Motorsports team entered the race weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway looking for their first win of the 2013 season. Qualifying in the eighth position, Hornaday quickly moved into the top five and by lap eight ...FULL STORY »

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