KDWN-AM 720 – Beasley Broadcasting’s 50,000-watt news, traffic and weather giant in Las Vegas – will air both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt Tools 400 on March 11 and NASCAR Nationwide Series Sam’s Town 300 on March 10 from at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Both races are broadcast each year on the Speedway Motorsports-owned Performance Racing Network (PRN). SMI also is the parent company of LVMS.
KDWN-AM 720 also will broadcast every PRN NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from all SMI-owned tracks, including Atlanta Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Infineon Raceway, Bristol Motor Speedway and Kentucky Speedway.
“We certainly are pleased to partner with KDWN to bring the exciting NASCAR broadcasts to our fans in Las Vegas,” said LVMS President Chris Powell. “KDWN has a strong signal and our guests at the speedway will be able to listen to the broadcasts while watching the race. Fans coming to the races or leaving the speedway will be able to tune in to KDWN for traffic updates and bulletins as well.”
“Beasley Broadcasting of Las Vegas and specifically KDWN-AM 720 is very happy to be partnering with Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Performance Racing Network to bring the excitement of NASCAR racing to the Las Vegas race fan,” said Beasley Broadcasting Market Manager Tom Humm. “With its 50,000-watt signal, KDWN will be bringing many of this season’s NASCAR races to fans all across the southwest, beginning with the Sam's Town 300 and the Kobalt Tools 400 at LVMS.”
NASCAR Weekend at the superspeedway kicks off on Friday, March 9 with Stratosphere Pole Day. The NASCAR Nationwide Series takes center stage on Saturday, March 10 with the annual Sam’s Town 300 at 2 p.m. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt Tools 400 is scheduled to start at noon on Sunday, March 11.
The race weekend begins Wednesday, March 7 with IMCA Modified and West Coast Late Model racing at the recently-resurfaced half-mile Dirt Track. The World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Series will take center stage at the Dirt Track on Thursday, March 8 and will be joined by the 360 Sprint Car Series.
Tickets for the NASCAR Weekend are on sale at www.lvms.com or by calling (800) 644-4444. Neon Garage passes, Lucky 7 preferred parking and driver introduction passes also are available. Follow LVMS on Facebook and Twitter.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Speedway Motorsports, a leading marketer and promoter of motorsports entertainment in the United States. For more information visit www.speedwaymotorsports.com.