DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 28, 2023) — Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada, going into the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube on Sunday, March 5 at 3:30 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
2023 Top 30 In Points2023 Driver Playoff Outlook Following Race No. 2RankDriverPointsLdr.RankDriverPointsWinsStagesPlayoff PtsPts From Cutoff1Ross Chastain9201Ricky Stenhouse Jr73105In On Wins2Joey Logano91-12Kyle Busch671053Alex Bowman80-123Ross Chastain92033544Kevin Harvick79-134Joey Logano91000535Daniel Suarez77-155Alex Bowman80000426Chris Buescher74-186Kevin Harvick79000417Ricky Stenhouse Jr73-197Daniel Suarez77000398Kyle Busch67-258Chris Buescher74000369Denny Hamlin64-289Denny Hamlin640002610Brad Keselowski64-2810Brad Keselowski640112611Martin Truex Jr60-3211Martin Truex Jr600002212Ryan Blaney57-3512Ryan Blaney570001913Corey LaJoie51-4113Corey LaJoie510001314Chase Elliott49-4314Chase Elliott490001115Christopher Bell49-4315Christopher Bell490001116Michael McDowell40-5216Michael McDowell40000217Ty Gibbs #38-5417Ty Gibbs #38000-218Austin Cindric38-5418Austin Cindric38000-219AJ Allmendinger35-5719AJ Allmendinger35000-520Harrison Burton35-5720Harrison Burton35000-521Todd Gilliland35-5721Todd Gilliland35000-522Cody Ware33-5922Cody Ware33000-723Austin Dillon32-6023Austin Dillon32000-824Kyle Larson32-6024Kyle Larson32000-825Aric Almirola31-6125Aric Almirola31000-926Bubba Wallace28-6426Bubba Wallace28000-1227Noah Gragson #28-6427Noah Gragson #28000-1228Travis Pastrana26-6628Travis Pastrana26000-1429William Byron25-6729William Byron25000-1530Justin Haley21-7130Justin Haley21000-19
LAS VEGAS-SPECIFIC STATISTICS
(Driver loop stats below are from 2005 — Present)
Ryan Blaney (No. 12 Team Penske Ford)
Five top fives, eight top 10s; one poleAverage Finish of 12.385, seventh-bestAverage Running Position of 10.842, sixth-bestDriver Rating of 97.7, sixth-best159 Fastest Laps Run, 10th-best2,634 Laps in the Top 15 (75.6%), eighth-most639 Quality Passes, 10th-most
Alex Bowman (No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)
One win, two top fives, three top 10sAverage Finish of 18.182, 13th-bestAverage Running Position of 16.118, 15th-bestDriver Rating of 80.5, 12th-best102 Fastest Laps Run, 12th-best1,859 Laps in the Top 15 (63.0%), 13th-most604 Quality Passes, 11th-most
Kyle Busch (No. 8 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet)
One win, 11 top fives, 14 top 10s; two polesAverage Finish of 9.455, second-bestAverage Running Position of 10.207, second-bestDriver Rating of 101.4, third-best289 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-best4,600 Laps in the Top 15 (77.9%), second-most1,006 Quality Passes, second-most
William Byron (No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)
One top five, three top 10sAverage Finish of 17.800, 11th-bestAverage Running Position of 12.707, ninth-bestDriver Rating of 87.8, 11th-best128 Fastest Laps Run, 11th-best1,839 Laps in the Top 15 (68.5%), 14th-most585 Quality Passes, 12th-most
Austin Dillon (No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet)
Two top fives, three top 10sAverage Finish of 15.000, 10th-bestAverage Running Position of 16.082, 14th-bestDriver Rating of 78.1, 13th-best33 Fastest Laps Run, 18th-best2,059 Laps in the Top 15 (51.2%), 11th-most502 Quality Passes, 13th-most
Chase Elliott (No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)
Three top fives, five top 10sAverage Finish of 18.083, 12th-bestAverage Running Position of 10.229, third-bestDriver Rating of 96.2, eighth-best221 Fastest Laps Run, seventh-best2,607 Laps in the Top 15 (81.0%), ninth-most700 Quality Passes, ninth-most
Denny Hamlin (No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)
One win, six top fives, 11 top 10sAverage Finish of 12.864, eighth-bestAverage Running Position of 12.939, 10th-bestDriver Rating of 90.1, 10th-best168 Fastest Laps Run, ninth-best3,700 Laps in the Top 15 (62.6%), fifth-most947 Quality Passes, third-most
Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford)
Two wins, seven top fives, 13 top 10s; one poleAverage Finish of 13.130, ninth-bestAverage Running Position of 10.602, fourth-bestDriver Rating of 100.8, fourth-best388 Fastest Laps Run, second-best4,692 Laps in the Top 15 (76.0%), first-most925 Quality Passes, fourth-most
Brad Keselowski (No. 6 RFK Racing Ford)
Three wins, eight top fives, 12 top 10s; one poleAverage Finish of 11.632, fifth-bestAverage Running Position of 13.254, 11th-bestDriver Rating of 91.8, ninth-best291 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-best3,311 Laps in the Top 15 (64.9%), seventh-most792 Quality Passes, seventh-most
Kyle Larson (No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)
One win, five top fives, nine top 10sAverage Finish of 11.154, fourth-bestAverage Running Position of 11.847, eighth-bestDriver Rating of 97.3, seventh-best191 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-best2,508 Laps in the Top 15 (72.0%), 10th-most702 Quality Passes, eighth-most
Joey Logano (No. 22 Team Penske Ford)
Three wins, seven top fives, 12 top 10s; one poleAverage Finish of 8.474, series-bestAverage Running Position of 9.462, series-bestDriver Rating of 103.2, series-best260 Fastest Laps Run, sixth-best4,111 Laps in the Top 15 (80.5%), fourth-most867 Quality Passes, fifth-most
Martin Truex Jr (No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)
Two wins, seven top fives, 13 top 10sAverage Finish of 10.136, third-bestAverage Running Position of 10.608, fifth-bestDriver Rating of 98.1, fifth-best334 Fastest Laps Run, third-best4,442 Laps in the Top 15 (75.2%), third-most1,057 Quality Passes, series-most
NASCAR Cup Series 2023 Top 16 in the Standings at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
DriverRacesPolesWinsTop FivesTop 10sDNFsAverage FinishDriver Rating1Ross Chastain90022021.265.82Joey Logano191371208.5103.23Alex Bowman110123118.280.54Kevin Harvick2712713213.7100.85Daniel Suárez110001122.260.76Chris Buescher120001017.561.07Ricky Stenhouse Jr150012119.570.58Kyle Busch23211114210.8101.49Denny Hamlin2201611212.990.110Brad Keselowski1913812011.691.811Martin Truex Jr2202713010.198.112Ryan Blaney131058112.497.713Corey Lajoie100000225.945.714Chase Elliott120035318.196.215Christopher Bell61002122.072.016Michael McDowell180000730.346.7
* — Based on last 23 races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (2005 — 2022).
Las Vegas Motor Speedway Data
Season Race #: 3 of 36 (03-05-23)
Track Size: 1.5-miles
Banking/Turns 1 & 2: 20 degrees
Banking/Turns 3 & 4: 20 degrees
Banking/Frontstretch: 9 degrees
Banking/Backstretch: 9 degrees
Frontstretch Length: 2,275 feet
Backstretch Length: 1,572 feet
Race Length: 267 laps (400.5 miles)
Stage 1 Length: 80 laps
Stage 2 Length: 85 laps
Final Stage Length: 102 laps
Las Vegas Qualifying Data
Track qualifying record:
Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 196.328 mph. 27.505 secs., March 4, 2016
2022 pole winner:
Christopher Bell, Toyota, 182.627 mph. 29.561 secs., March 5, 2022
2021 pole winner:
March 7, 2021 race set the starting lineup by Metric Qualifying, Kevin Harvick started from the first starting position.
Las Vegas Race Data
Track race record:
Joey Logano, Ford, 154.849 mph, (2:35:11), March 3, 2019
2022 race winners:
Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 117.522 mph, (3:29:50), March 6, 2022
2021 race winners:
Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 139.615 mph, (2:52:07), March 3, 2021
Las Vegas Motor Speedway Stats & Tidbits:
The construction to build the facility known today as Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) began in 1995. Speedway Motorsports Inc. acquired the property in 1998.The first NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was an ARCA Menards Series West race won by Ken Schrader on November 2, 1996.The first NASCAR Cup Series race was held on March 1, 1998. NASCAR Hall of Famers Dale Jarrett won the pole for the event and Mark Martin won the race.In 2006, the track was reconfigured to include progressive banking.In total there have been 30 NASCAR Cup Series races held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.The 1.5-mile track has hosted one NASCAR Cup Series race per season from 1998 to 2017. Starting in 2018, Las Vegas has hosted two NASCAR Cup Series events per year.
In total 176 different drivers have competed in at least one NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway; 142 have competed in more than one.Kevin Harvick leads the NASCAR Cup Series in starts at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with 27 starts.A total of six drivers have made their NASCAR Cup Series career debut at Las Vegas Motor Speedway – Stanton Barrett (1999), Kyle Busch (2004), Timmy Hill (2012), Jon Wood (2007), Aric Almirola (2007) and Cole Custer (2018).Austin Cindric (two starts) leads the NASCAR Cup Series in average starting position at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with a 2.5.
Top 10 in Average Starting Position at Las Vegas (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversAvg. StartRacesRankActive DriversAvg StartRaces1Austin Cindric2.50021Austin Cindric2.50022Kyle Larson8.308132Kyle Larson8.308133Joey Logano8.474193Joey Logano8.474194Daniel Hemric9.00034Chase Elliott9.583125Jerry Nadeau9.40065Kyle Busch10.652236Chase Elliott9.583126Brad Keselowski11.789197Kyle Busch10.652237Tyler Reddick11.83368Scott Riggs10.80078Ryan Blaney11.923139Kasey Kahne10.933159William Byron13.3001010Kurt Busch11.0002510Harrison Burton13.5002
A total of 19 different drivers have won a pole in the NASCAR Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.Eight of the 19 NASCAR Cup Series Las Vegas Motor Speedway pole winners are active this weekend.Active Las Vegas Pole WinnersPolesSeasonsKyle Busch22008, 2009Christopher Bell12022Tyler Reddick12022Kevin Harvick12019Erik Jones12018Ryan Blaney12018Brad Keselowski12017Joey Logano12014
Kasey Kahne leads the NASCAR Cup Series in poles at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with three (2004, 2007, 2012).Five drivers have multiple poles at Las Vegas Motor Speedway — Kasey Kahne (three), Bobby Labonte, Dale Jarrett, Kyle Busch and Kurt Busch (two each).NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Jarrett won the NASCAR Cup Series inaugural pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with a speed of 168.224 mph (32.773 secs.).Kyle Busch is the only driver to win consecutive poles at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (2008-2009).Youngest Las Vegas Motor Speedway pole winner: Erik Jones (September 16, 2018 — 22 years, 3 months, 17 days).Oldest Las Vegas Motor Speedway pole winner: Dale Jarrett (March 4, 2001 — 44 years, 3 months, 6 days).Only one NASCAR Cup Series driver has posted his first career pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway — Kasey Kahne (March 7, 2004).Nine different organizations in the NASCAR Cup Series have won poles at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.Joe Gibbs Racing leads the NASCAR Cup Series in pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with six:
o Joe Gibbs Racing — Bobby Labonte (1999, 2003), Kyle Busch (2008, 2009), Erik Jones (2018), and Christopher Bell (2022).
Five different manufactures have won a pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series, led by Ford with 11 and followed by Chevrolet (5), Dodge (4), Toyota (4) and Pontiac (1).
A total of 17 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have won at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.Eight of the 17 NASCAR Cup Series Las Vegas Motor Speedway winners are active this weekend.Active Las Vegas Race WinnersWinsSeasonsBrad Keselowski32018, 2016, 2014Joey Logano32022, 2020, 2019Kevin Harvick22018, 2015Martin Truex Jr22019, 2017Alex Bowman12022Denny Hamlin12021Kyle Larson12021Kyle Busch12009
Jimmie Johnson leads the NASCAR Cup Series in wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with four victories (2005, 2006, 2007, 2010).Brad Keselowski (2014, 2016, 2018) and Joey Logano (2019, 2020, 2022) leads all active drivers in wins at Las Vegas with three victories each.Eight drivers (all-time) have multiple NASCAR Cup Series wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: Jimmie Johnson (four), Matt Kenseth (three), Brad Keselowski (three), Joey Logano (three), Jeff Burton, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr., and Carl Edwards (each have two).Youngest Las Vegas Motor Speedway winner: Kyle Busch (Mar. 01, 2009 — 23 years, 9 months, 27 days).Oldest Las Vegas Motor Speedway winner: Sterling Marlin (Mar. 03, 2002 — 44 years, 7 months, 32 days).Three drivers have won consecutive races at Las Vegas: Jeff Burton (1999, 2000); Matt Kenseth (2003, 2004) and Jimmie Johnson, the only driver to win three consecutive races (2005, 2006 and 2007).Las Vegas-native Kyle Busch became the first and only driver to win from the pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series, he accomplished the feat on March 1, 2009.A total of 18 different starting positions on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway grid have resulted in victories in the NASCAR Cup Series.The second starting position is the most proficient starting position in the field, producing the more winners (four) than any other position (13.33%).Five of the 30 Las Vegas races (16.67%) have been won from the front row: Kyle Busch, 2009 (pole); Carl Edwards, 2008 (second starting position); Brad Keselowski, 2014 (second starting position); Martin Truex Jr., 2017 (second starting position); Kevin Harvick, 2018 (second starting position).
NASCAR Cup Series Wins by Starting Positions at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Starting PositionWinsWinning %Starting PositionWinsWinning %113.33%1113.33%2413.33%1326.67%3310.00%1713.33%413.33%1826.67%526.67%1913.33%613.33%2013.33%726.67%2313.33%926.67%24310.00%1013.33%2513.33%StatsWinning %WinsWinning from the Pole:3.33%1Winning from the Front Row:16.67%5Winning from a Top Five Starting Position:36.67%11Winning from a Top 10 Starting Position:56.67%17Winning After Starting Outside the Top 10:43.33%13Winning After Starting Outside the Top 20:16.67%5
Five times the winner The deepest in the field that a NASCAR Cup Series race winner has started is 25th, by Matt Kenseth in 2004.Mark Martin (1998; inaugural event) is the only driver to win at Las Vegas in his first appearance.Aric Almirola leads the NASCAR Cup Series among active drivers with the most starts at Las Vegas without visiting Victory Lane at 19 races; followed by Michael McDowell with 18 races.No NASCAR Cup Series drivers have won their first career race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.Five reigning NASCAR Cup Series champions have gone on to win at Las Vegas the following season: Matt Kenseth (2004), Jimmie Johnson (2007, 2010), Tony Stewart (2012), Kevin Harvick (2015), and Joey Logano (2019). Six drivers have won a Las Vegas Motor Speedway race and the NASCAR Cup Series championship in the same season: Jeff Gordon (2001), Matt Kenseth (2003), Jimmie Johnson (2006, 2007, 2010), Martin Truex Jr. (2017), Kyle Larson (2021), Joey Logano (2022).Seven different organizations have won in the NASCAR Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:OrganizationsWinsRoush Fenway Keselowski Racing7Hendrick Motorsports7Team Penske6Joe Gibbs Racing4Stewart-Haas Racing3Chip Ganassi Racing2Furniture Row Racing1
Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing and Hendrick Motorsports lead the NASCAR Cup Series in wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with seven victories each:
o RFK Racing – Mark Martin (1998), Jeff Burton (1999, 2000), Matt Kenseth (2003, 2004), Carl Edwards (2008, 2011).
o Hendrick Motorsports — Jeff Gordon (2001), Jimmie Johnson (2005, 2006, 2007, 2010), Kyle Larson (2021), Alex Bowman (2022).
Four manufacturers have visited Victory Lane in the NASCAR Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, led by Ford with 14 victories; followed by Chevrolet (10), Toyota (five) and Dodge (one).
ADDITIONAL FINISHING POSITIONS
A total of 20 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have finished runner-up at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2003, 2008, 2014) and Kyle Larson (2017, 2018, 2022) lead the NASCAR Cup Series in runner-up finishes at Las Vegas with three second-place finishes each.
Top Five in Runner-Up Finishes at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (All-time)
RankAll-Time DriversRunner-Up FinishesRankActive DriversRunner-Up Finishes1Dale Earnhardt Jr31Kyle Larson3Kyle Larson32Brad Keselowski23Brad Keselowski2 Kevin Harvick2Kasey Kahne2 Kyle Busch2Kevin Harvick25Chase Elliott1Kyle Busch2 Joey Logano1Matt DiBenedetto2 Martin Truex Jr1Tony Stewart2 Ross Chastain1
A total of 45 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have finished inside the top-five at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.Kyle Busch leads the NASCAR Cup Series in top-five finishes at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with 11.
Top Five of Top-Five Finishes at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversTop FivesRankActive DriversTop Fives1Kyle Busch111Kyle Busch112Brad Keselowski82Brad Keselowski83Jimmie Johnson73Joey Logano7Joey Logano7 Kevin Harvick7Kevin Harvick7 Martin Truex Jr7Martin Truex Jr7
A total of 69 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have finished inside the top-10 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.Kyle Busch leads the NASCAR Cup Series in top-10 finishes at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with 14 top 10s.
Top Five in Top 10 Finishes at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (All-time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversTop 10sRankActive DriversTop 10s1Kyle Busch141Kyle Busch142Kevin Harvick132Kevin Harvick13Martin Truex Jr13 Martin Truex Jr134Brad Keselowski124Brad Keselowski12Joey Logano12 Joey Logano12
Average Finishing Positions:
NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt leads the NASCAR Cup Series in average finishing position at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with a 7.667 in three starts.Joey Logano leads all active drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series in average finish at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with an 8.588 in 17 starts.
Top 10 in Average Finishing Position at Las Vegas (All-Time and Active)
RankAll-Time DriversAvg FinishRacesRankActive DriversAvg FinishRaces1Dale Earnhardt7.66731Joey Logano8.474192Joey Logano8.474192Martin Truex Jr10.136223Ron Hornaday Jr9.00023Kyle Busch10.826234Martin Truex Jr10.136224Kyle Larson11.154135Kyle Busch10.826235Brad Keselowski11.632196Kyle Larson11.154136Ryan Blaney12.385137Jimmie Johnson11.591227Denny Hamlin12.864228Brad Keselowski11.632198Kevin Harvick13.667279Jeff Burton12.176179Austin Dillon15.0001510Ryan Blaney12.3851310Tyler Reddick16.1676
At total of 85 different drivers have led laps in the NASCAR Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway; led by Kevin Harvick with 679 laps led in 27 starts.The most laps led by the race winner in a NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas is 214 of the scheduled 267 (80.1%) by Kevin Harvick on March 4, 2018; he started second.The fewest laps led by the race winner in a NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas is just one (the last lap) of the scheduled 267 (0.004%) by Jimmie Johnson on March 12, 2006; he started third.The most laps led by a driver that didn‘t win in a NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas are 219 of the scheduled 267 (82%) by Jeff Gordon on February 28, 2010; he started second.
Top 10 Lap Leaders at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversRacesLedCompleted% Led1Kevin Harvick276796,88310%2Jimmie Johnson225955,86310%3Joey Logano195275,10310%4Matt Kenseth195264,65311%5Tony Stewart174824,18712%6Jeff Gordon184574,55110%7Denny Hamlin223595,8236%8Brad Keselowski193165,0276%9Kyle Busch233115,7575%10Martin Truex Jr223015,9045%RankActive DriversRacesLedCompleted% Led1Kevin Harvick276796,88310%2Joey Logano195275,10310%3Denny Hamlin223595,8236%4Brad Keselowski193165,0276%5Kyle Busch233115,7575%6Martin Truex Jr223015,9045%7Kyle Larson132513,3048%8Chase Elliott121783,0286%9Ross Chastain91512,3916%10Ryan Blaney13803,3052%
Danica Patrick and Shawna Robinson are the only two female drivers to compete at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series.Danica Patrick holds the record for the best finish by a female competitor at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series with a 21st-place finish (twice) in 2014, 2016.
DriverSeasonStarting PositionFinishing PositionDriver RatingDanica Patrick2017283640.8Danica Patrick2016182154.9Danica Patrick2015212760.4Danica Patrick2014222158.0Danica Patrick2013373340.5Averages 25.227.650.9DriverSeasonStarting PositionFinishing PositionDriver RatingShawna Robinson20023642N/A
TRACK SPECIFIC STATS
Four times the NASCAR Cup Series race has resulted with a overtime finish at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:DateScheduledActualOvertimeWinnerRunner-UpSunday, March 12, 20062672703Jimmie JohnsonMatt KensethSunday, September 16, 20182672725Brad KeselowskiKyle LarsonSunday, September 27, 20202672681Kurt BuschMatt DiBenedettoSunday, March 6, 20222672747Alex BowmanKyle Larson
Only one NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas has ended early due to weather:DateScheduled LapsActual LapsNo. of Fewer LapsWinnerRunner-Up3/5/2000267148119Jeff BurtonTony Stewart
Qualifying has been cancelled due to weather twice at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series:
o In 2013: As a result, Brad Keselowski started from the first starting position.
o February 2020: As a result, Kyle Busch started from the first starting position.
Qualifying has been cancelled due to the pandemic three times at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series: Sept. 2020 and both races in 2021.The closest margin of victory in the NASCAR Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was the March 12, 2006 race won by Jimmie Johnson over Matt Kenseth by a margin of 0.045-second.
Top Five Closest Margins of Victory in the NASCAR Cup Series at Las Vegas
Smallest Margin of VictoryRace WinnerRunner-UpDate0.045Jimmie JohnsonMatt KensethSunday, March 12, 20060.148Kurt BuschMatt DiBenedettoSunday, September 27, 20200.178Alex BowmanKyle LarsonSunday, March 6, 20220.236Joey LoganoBrad KeselowskiSunday, March 3, 20190.411Kyle BuschClint BowyerSunday, March 1, 2009
The largest margin of victory in the NASCAR Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was the March 2, 2003 race won by Matt Kenseth over Dale Earnhardt Jr. by a margin of 9.104-seconds.Largest Margin of VictoryRace WinnerRunner-UpDate9.104Matt KensethDale Earnhardt Jr3/2/20034.173Martin Truex JrKevin Harvick9/15/20193.426Matt KensethKasey Kahne3/7/20043.156Kyle LarsonBrad Keselowski3/7/20212.906Kevin HarvickKyle Busch3/4/2018
NASCAR IN NEVADA
There has been a total of 92 NASCAR national series races among two tracks in the state of Nevada.Track NameCityCupXfinityTruckCombinedFirst YearLas Vegas Motor SpeedwayLas Vegas303130911996Las Vegas Park SpeedwayLas Vegas10011955Totals31313092
The first NASCAR national series race held in the state of Nevada was at Las Vegas Park Speedway on October 16, 1955. Las Vegas Park Speedway was a 1-mile dirt track, and the event was 200 laps. Norm Nelson won the race driving a Chrysler.
NEVADA IN NASCAR
A total of 30 different drivers in NASCAR national series history have their home state recorded as Nevada.Five drivers with their home state recorded as Nevada have won at least one NASCAR national series race.Kyle Busch from Las Vegas, Nevada is the all-time leader in combined NASCAR national series wins with 224 victories.
Winning Drivers from Nevada
DriverCupXfinityTruckCombinedKyle Busch6010262224Kurt Busch345443Noah Gragson013215Brendan Gaughan02810Spencer Gallagher0101Total9412376293
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