World champions will be crowned during the Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and a limited number of fans will be on hand to celebrate with the drivers.
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is scheduled to host two NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series events in 2021, the National Hot Rod Association announced Wednesday.
The DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals is slated for April 16-18, and the Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil — part of the NHRA Countdown to the Championship — is planned for Oct. 29-31. The Strip at LVMS is one of just three drag strips, along with Pomona, Calif., and Charlotte, scheduled to host two NHRA national events in 2021.
The 2020 US Legends Cars (USLCI) Asphalt International and Bandolero West Championships is heading to Las Vegas. The event will take place at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Oct. 15- 17.
More than 100 drivers from across the United States and a few international destinations descend on this annual event, which typically rotates from West Coast to East Coast each year. Last year’s event was held in Atlanta.
For the fourth consecutive year, Las Vegas Motor Speedway is set to host two NASCAR Cup Series events in 2021.
The speedway’s annual spring date, the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube, returns to its traditional first-week-of-March date and will be run on March 7, 2021. Earlier this year, the race date fell in late February. The 2021 fall South Point 400 again will kick off the second round of NASCAR’s playoffs, on September 26.
NASCAR announced the complete 36-race schedule today with several notable changes, including new events at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, a race at Road America in Wisconsin and a race at Nashville Superspeedway. A dirt race on the high banks of Bristol also was among the slated changes.