Las Vegas Motor Speedway
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Address 7000 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, Nevada 89115
Capacity 131,000
Owner Speedway Motorsports, Inc.
Opened 1997
Major events NASCAR Cup Series
Pennzoil 400
South Point 400
Xfinity Series
Boyd Gaming 300
Rhino Pro Truck Outfitters 300
Camping World Truck Series
Strat 200
World of Westgate 200
Oval
Length 1.5 mi (2.41 km)
Surface Asphalt
Banking Turns: 18-20°

Las Vegas Motor Speedway, located at 7000 Las Vegas Boulevard North in Las_Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada], is a 1,200 acre (4.9 km²) complex of 4 different tracks for automobile racing. The complex is owned by Speedway_Motorsports Speedway Motorsports, Inc., which is located in Charlotte,_North_Carolina Charlotte, North Carolina].

The complex is home to several race teams. As of March 2005, the track is open two nights a week for locals to drag race. This is an effort to get this activity off of local streets and into a safer environment.

The track is used by the Las_Vegas_Metropolitan_Police_Department Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department] as their driver training facility.

In 2006, plans were announced to reconfigure the track after the March 2006 NEXTEL Cup Series Race. This reconfiguration will entail raised banking to increase side by side racing, and the construction of a new fan zone and pit road.

Current Events[edit | edit source]

Tracks[edit | edit source]

Past Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Winners[edit | edit source]

Year Driver Started Car # Owner Make
1998 Mark Martin 7 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford
1999 Jeff Burton 19 99 Roush Fenway Racing Ford
2000 Jeff Burton 11 99 Roush Fenway Racing Ford
2001 Jeff Gordon 24 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
2002 Sterling Marlin 24 40 Chip Ganassi Dodge
2003 Matt Kenseth 17 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford
2004 Matt Kenseth 25 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford
2005 Jimmie Johnson 9 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
2006 Jimmie Johnson 3 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
2007 Jimmie Johnson 23 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
2008 Carl Edwards 2 99 Roush Fenway Racing Ford
2009 Kyle Busch 1 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
2010 Jimmie Johnson 20 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
2011 Carl Edwards 3 99 Roush Fenway Racing Ford
2012 Tony Stewart 7 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet
2013 Matt Kenseth 18 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
2014 Brad Keselowski 2 2 Team Penske Ford
2015 Kevin Harvick 18 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet
2016 Brad Keselowski 4 2 Team Penske Ford
2017 Martin Truex, Jr 2 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota
2018 Kevin Harvick 2 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
2018 Brad Keselowski 13 2 Team Penske Ford
2019 Joey Logano 10 22 Team Penske Ford
2019 Martin Truex, Jr 24 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
2020 Joey Logano 5 22 Team Penske Ford

Racing Schools[edit | edit source]

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