The Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities granted more than $260,000 to 47 local charities at its annual Grant Distribution and Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Tuesday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway and IndyCar officials have decided to focus on a potential return of the IZOD IndyCar Series to the 1.5-mile superspeedway at LVMS in 2013.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Exotics Racing have agreed to a multi-year agreement to keep the sports-car driving experience at LVMS well into the future.
“I’ve only been here twice. The more laps you can get on a place, the better.
"This place is tough. It’s my Achilles’ heel. So any time you can be in a car here, that helps." -- A.J. Allmendinger
The tournament will benefit the Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities and the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway will continue to be the west coast hub for Richard Petty Driving Experience in 2012.
INDYCAR will hold a public memorial service to celebrate the life of IZOD IndyCar Series driver Dan Wheldon at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 at Conseco Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis.
All of us here at Las Vegas Motor Speedway are deeply saddened by the death of Dan Wheldon. He was a tremendous race car driver and a great representative for IndyCar racing. Our prayers are with Dan’s family as well as the officials and sponsors of IndyCar.
Next year’s event weekend will be Oct. 12-14 and will feature a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday, Oct. 13 and the season finale for the IZOD IndyCar Series on Sunday, Oct. 14.
Austin Dillon, winner of LVMS’ 2010 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, has been tapped by the Las Vegas Hilton Race & Sports Book to repeat Saturday afternoon.
Hometown hero Brendan Gaughan is no stranger to victory lane at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 62 Big O Tires/South Point Hotel & Casino Toyota won the Smith’s 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series here in 2003.
The autograph session will launch the Smith’s 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series/IZOD IndyCar World Championships Presented By Honda weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The entry list is headed by four-time series champion Ron Hornaday Jr. Despite his multi-championship status, none of his 50 wins were scored in Las Vegas.
Oscar Goodman and Tom Collins welcomed athletes from the IZOD IndyCar World Championships Presented by Honda, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and the Monster Energy Cup and Dew Tour Championships Presented by GoDaddy.com today at the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada" sign.
Dario Franchitti admits he won't consider what he's accomplished in his racing career until after he's retired and looks back at what he's done.
She is the daughter of legendary singer-actor and Las Vegas Rat Pack member Dean Martin.
The track, cars, speeds and racing conditions were light years away from today’s IZOD IndyCar Series, which will hold its 2011 season finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, Oct. 16.
Mitchell, a rookie this year in Firestone Indy Lights, is from Midland, Texas. That's about 400 miles from Robstown, Texas, the birthplace of Texas hold 'em poker, and Mitchell plays the game almost daily.
The world’s top musical and artistic talent will return to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 16th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival June 8-10, 2012.
Grammy® Award-winning artists Los Lonely Boys will perform during pre-race festivities for the IZOD INDYCAR World Championships at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Oct. 16.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway will host the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the IZOD IndyCar World Championship Series Oct. 15-16. Below are details on driver appearances in the Las Vegas area during the fall race weekend. Check back often for updated times and appearances.
In less than three weeks, the world's fastest, most versatile race car drivers will roar into Las Vegas for the inaugural IZOD INDYCAR World Championships Presented by Honda at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights champions will be crowned at the IZOD INDYCAR World Championships Presented by Honda.
Dario Franchitti is the early favorite at 9:5 while Will Power and Scott Dixon are a close second and third at 3:1 and 8:1, respectively.
A victory by Dan Wheldon in the IZOD INDYCAR World Championships presented by Honda will be prosperous for the reigning Indianapolis 500 champion and one fortunate fan.
Nevada’s largest annual sports weekend has a new date for 2012. Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s NASCAR Weekend is scheduled for March 9-11, 2012, a week later than in recent years. Again in 2012, the Kobalt Tools 400 is scheduled to be the third stop on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tour. The 2012 event will mark the 15th visit of NASCAR’s most elite series to Las Vegas’s 1.5-mile superspeedway.
NASCAR fans and all members of the Las Vegas community are being called upon to help those in need by participating in the sixth annual “Remember the Fallen” Speedway Children’s Charities Blood Drive on Saturday, Sept. 9.
Davey Hamilton was feeling a little nostalgic Monday as he tested his Dreyer & Reinbold Racing IndyCar at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The 2011 NASCAR Weekend once again proved to be a huge economic windfall for the Las Vegas economy.
On Tuesday, the Clark County Commission awarded the speedway a proclamation recognizing the event’s positive impact on the community.
Clark County School-Community Partnership, The Smith Center for Performing Arts, and Injured Police Officers Fund Each Receive $25,000
Las Vegas Motor Speedway will welcome local companies and more than 1,500 of their employees for the Las Vegas Corporate Challenge Bike Race and Walk today and Wednesday. The bike race will be held Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. and the walk will take place on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Each event will feature participants from several major Las Vegas corporations.
More than a dozen Firestone Indy Lights teams converged on Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s 1.5-mile oval today to test in preparation for the Oct. 15-16 NASCAR-Indycar weekend. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will be joined by the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights Series.
Los Angeles-based Insomniac announced that its much anticipated 15th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival will be held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities will host its ninth annual golf tournament on Monday, June 6.
Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE), the world leader in stock car ride and drive entertainment, announced today that it plans to give thousands of young people the thrill of a lifetime, for FREE.
When she was notified that she had been selected as the winner of the car, she thought someone was playing a prank.
The 14th NASCAR Weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was filled with superlatives – both on and off the track.
Carl Edwards grabbed the race lead on lap 245 following a two-tire pit stop and held off Tony Stewart to win the Kobalt Tools 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It was Edwards’ second Cup victory at the 1.5-mile speedway.
Mark Martin slipped past Brad Keselowski on the final lap and earned his 49th career NASCAR Nationwide Series victory in the Sam’s Town 300 on Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Keselowski assumed the lead on lap 189 during green-flag pit stops and appeared to be cruising to the win but cut a tire on the final lap and smacked the wall. Martin, who had been trying to conserve fuel in the closing laps, dodged Keselowski’s car and sprinted to the checkered flag.
“Qualifying is not my strong suit, but I knew we really had a fast car today."
This will mark the 10th consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series sellout at LVMS.
The trophy that Sunday’s winner of the Kobalt Tools 400 will hoist in victory lane was unveiled today at Las Vegas Motor Speedway by track president Chris Powell and Kobalt Tools Brand Manager Greg Palese.
Updated March 2. Meet your favorite drivers at the track and around town during Las Vegas Motor Speedway's NASCAR Weekend.
Rheem, a long-time NASCAR sponsor, today has announced a new partnership with Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Longtime NASCAR fans will no doubt be cheering for seasoned veterans Bill Elliott, Terry Labonte and Mark Martin.
The entry list contains a mix of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers (Kyle Busch, 2010 winner Kevin Harvick and Mark Martin, to name a few), series veterans, a Canadian (Daryl Harr) and Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne.
British-born Matt Goss headlines every Friday and Saturday night in the Gossy Room inside Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino. The London Daily Mail refers to him as “Las Vegas’ new Frank Sinatra,” but U.K. fans know him as one-third of the late-‘80s pop group Bros.
Jimmie Johnson, a four-time winner of the Kobalt Tools 400 event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and a five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, is favored to repeat the feat in Sunday’s main event.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Carl Edwards visited Las Vegas today to help promote the March 3-6 NASCAR Weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway – and some guys will do just about anything to sell tickets.
Professional drag racing’s legendary Funny Car pilot will participate in an autograph session in the Neon Garage on Saturday, March 5, from 10:30-11:30 a.m., prior to the start of the Sam’s Town 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway officials are expecting another year of smooth vehicle flow for the upcoming NASCAR Weekend thanks to improvements made last year to Interstate 15.
When the NFL and the country’s largest football stadium dropped the ball on hundreds of disappointed football fans, Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the Stratosphere Hotel, Casino & Tower recovered the fumble and scored a touchdown with many of them.
INDYCAR, the sanctioning body of the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights, announced that the 2011 season will culminate with the crowning of its champions on Oct. 16 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
“I figured they had a chance after seeing that boy race in the (Feb. 17) Gatorade150s,” said Pearson. “I told him to keep his head straight and not do anything crazy.” Bayne heeded the elder statesman’s advice quite well.
This year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series Performance Racing Network (PRN) broadcasts from Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be carried live from a new home in Las Vegas: KNUU-AM 970.
John-Philip Bowen hopes to begin a new chapter in his singing career on Saturday, March 5 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
SCC will conduct both an online auction and a live auction to give race fans the opportunity to ride around the track in the back of a pick-up truck with their favorite NASCAR driver during the pre-race driver introduction lap.
Stock car racing legend Mark Martin will compete once again in the Sam’s Town 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in what may well be his final season as a full-time NASCAR driver.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be an extremely youth-friendly place during the March 4-6 NASCAR Weekend.
For the third year in a row, one aspiring singer will get the opportunity of a lifetime before the start of the Sam’s Town 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Where the NFL and the country’s largest football stadium failed 400 disappointed football fans, Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the Stratosphere Hotel, Casino and Tower have come through.
Stock car driving legend Harry Gant will appear in the Neon Garage during NASCAR Weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Are you ready for NASCAR Weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway? We have put together a video of the events that took place during last year’s NASCAR Weekend and we are inviting you to be a part of the action this March 4-6th at LVMS. Here is an opportunity for race fans to win tickets to the 2011 Kobalt Tools 400! Don’t miss out!
The Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities hosted its inaugural Laps for Charity event on Sunday, Jan. 30 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway hosted a group date on an episode of the ABC-TV reality series The Bachelor. The episode featured LVMS and the newest Bachelor, Brad Womack.
It’s time for fans to lace up their shoes to walk where the rubber burns during NASCAR Weekend.
Kevin Camper has been named senior vice president of sales and marketing for Las Vegas Motor Speedway.