Tag "Kobalt 400"

Martin Truex Jr. Wins In Las Vegas; Kyle Busch And Joey Logano Brawl On Pit Road

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – In Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. passed Brad Keselowski with just two laps to go en route to winning his first race of the season. Truex Jr. started second in

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Three Cup Teams Receive Written Warnings Exiting Las Vegas

Three Sprint Cup teams have been issued written warnings exiting last week’s Kobalt 400 race weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The three teams to receive warnings were Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 19 team, Richard Childress Racing’s No. 31 team

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My Brain On NASCAR: The “What The Heck Is Going On” 400

The first week in March marked the 112th anniversary of the birth of Theodore Seuss Geisel, better known by his pen name of Dr. Seuss, and the 19th running of the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. What do

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Strong Run for Ryan Blaney Generates Momentum into Phoenix

Ryan Blaney took home Sunoco Rookie of the Race honors for Wood Brothers Racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, bringing home a sixth-place finish in the Kobalt 400. The driver of the No. 21 Motorcraft Ford turned in

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Brad Keselowski Survives The Elements To Win Kobalt 400 In Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Despite high winds, rain and a dust storm, Brad Keselowski was able to pass Kyle Busch in the closing laps of Sunday’s Kobalt 400 to claim victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Keselowski, driver of the

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JGR Teammates Pace Final Las Vegas Practice

Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards paced the field in final practice for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, turning in respective times of 28.502 and 28.594 seconds. The Joe Gibbs Racing teammates were tailed on the speed chart

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Kurt Busch Goes Back-to-Back, Scores Kobalt 400 Pole

Kurt Busch won his second Coors Light Pole Award of the season in as many weeks after taking the top qualifying spot for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 41 Monster Energy Chevrolet

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Vegas Race May Resemble 2014-2015 Races, says Carl Edwards

The Sprint Cup Series’s new low-downforce aero package has provided plenty of great racing in the three races it’s been utilized in thus far, but Sunday’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway may have a different look, says Carl Edwards.

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Jimmie Johnson, Aric Almirola Lead Thursday Vegas Test Sessions

Jimmie Johnson and Aric Almirola were the fastest drivers in each respective test session held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Thursday. Johnson’s lap of 27.982 seconds led the way in the first session of the day while Almirola’s 27.988

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Brian Vickers: Out of the Tunnel and Back on Track

Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/NASCAR via Getty Images By: Cathy Elliott Twitter: @cathyelliott Watching Brian Vickers go about his business at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 8 was, for me, the happiest NASCAR moment of the season so far. Over

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Penalty Roundup: Kobalt 400

Photo credit: Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Two days removed from the completion of the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, NASCAR has officially announced that two teams that competed in the race have been hit with

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Kevin Harvick Begins NASCAR’s West Coast Swing With Win In Las Vegas

Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/NASCAR via Getty Images By: Hunter Thomas Twitter: @HunterThomas08 LAS VEGAS, Nev. – After qualifying 18th, defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, Kevin Harvick dominated the Kobalt 400 on Sunday afternoon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to

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Jimmie Johnson Sweeps Saturday Kobalt 400 Practices

Photo credit: Jonathan Ferrey/NASCAR via Getty Images LAS VEGAS — As was the case this morning, Jimmie Johnson found himself on the top of the speed chart in final practice for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The driver

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Jimmie Johnson Paces Saturday Morning Kobalt 400 Practice

Photo credit: Drew Hallowell/NASCAR via Getty Images LAS VEGAS — Four-time Kobalt 400 winner Jimmie Johnson led the way in an early morning practice at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, putting the No. 48 at the top of the scoring

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