When: Sunday, March 4, 2018
Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
Defending Champion: Martin Truex Jr..
The Dragon Energy NASCAR Series heads to Las Vegas for the next race of this season, the Pennzoil 400, a 267-lap, 400-mile race held in the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, which is situated only a couple miles north of The Strip. The Las Vegas Motor Speedway is one of the most complete racing complexes in the world, which includes road paths, a 3/8 mile oval, a dirt trail along with a state-of-the-art drag racing facility.
The sport’s elite will be gunning their cars around each turn in hopes of winning the Pennzoil 400’s unique championship buckle, instead of the customary trophy. This unique twist can be pegged into the city’s boxing traditions.
The race takes place in the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, March 4, at 3:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by FOX.
This past year, Brad Keselowski was out front and pulling away, seemingly led to victory in Sunday’s NASCAR race in Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Then suddenly a parts failure induced Keselowski to slow, letting Martin Truex Jr. to catch and move him with 2 laps remaining from the Pennzoil 400. The victory was Truex’s first of the year and eighth of his career.
Jimmie Johnson holds the record for most wins but he has not won the race. Matt Kenseth has three wins along with his final coming in 2013.
Carl Edwards jeff Burton and defending winner Brad Keselowski have two wins each.
Roush Fenway Racing has the most team wins with seven but none since 2011 while Hendrick Motorsports has five wins but not one since 2010. Joe Gibbs Racing, Stewart-Haas Racing and Team Penske have two wins each.
In terms of manufacturer wins, Ford has two wins in Las Vegas while Chevrolet has seven while Toyota has just two and Dodge has one.
Pennzoil 400 Race Prediction
Preview: Kevin Harvick is your favorite coming into the race following his dominating win in Atlanta a week. Harvick crossed the line nearly three seconds quicker than second-place finisher Brad Keselowski, a lifetime in NASCAR terms. He is putting together a number of his finest performances, and the veteran will seem to cut into existing stage leader Joey Logano’s lead. Continue…
Which driver will take victory lane in Las Vegas Motor Speedway?
Sin City will get its first and only taste of NASCAR Sprint Cup action, when the the Pennzoil Tools 400 cruises to Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
There are usually 36 Nascar Sprint Cup races and 35 Xfinity Series races per season, while Formula 1 generally runs 17-19 races.
This means there are a great deal more gambling opportunities in NASCAR, along with better rivalry deep into the year.
Bet Pennzoil 400 Racebook Odds
As you consider NASCAR chances you might choose to remember that the first season results do not mean much in the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Just because a driver obtained in Daytona or Phoenix International Raceway, does not mean they will do well in NASCAR betting odds in Las Vegas.
The monitor is different, the atmosphere differs and there aren’t many guarantees in NASCAR odds in Vegas.
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