Tag Archives: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

“That one is not fun to swallow,” said Harvick of the Phoenix loss

Kevin Harvick Phoenix Nascar Cup race

On Sunday at Phoenix, it was obvious that Kevin Harvick had a strong long-run car, and by the end of the race, he eventually got to show it. Kyle Larson and William Byron, drivers of Hendrick Motorsports, seemed to be the best in the field for the second week in a row and took the […]

Results of the 2023 NASCAR Cup race at Phoenix

Phoenix Raceway NASCAR Cup Series

After a dramatic finale at Phoenix Raceway, NASCAR has crowned its first repeat champion of the 2023 season. At Phoenix on Sunday, Hendrick Motorsports was dominant, but Kevin Harvick eventually moved to the head of the pack. The experienced racer, known as “The Closer,” claimed the lead on the penultimate stage of his last season of competition, […]

Kyle Larson: Losing two consecutive weeks’ worth of chances to win “a bummer”

Kyle Larson Hendrick Motorsports Nascar

Kyle Larson has been in contention to claim the victory late on two weeks in a row, but both times he lost to the same Hendrick Motorsports teammate. The previous week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Larson had the lead before a late-race caution put the race into overtime. William Byron, another member of the […]

Chase Elliott not compete in the Vegas NASCAR Cup race because of a leg injury

Chase Elliott Vegas NASCAR Cup race

Due to a skiing accident-related leg injury, NASCAR Cup Series racer Chase Elliott will not participate in Sunday’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Hendrick Motorsports released an announcement that Elliott, 27, hurt his left leg while skiing in Colorado. On Friday night, he is set to have operation. Josh Berry, a 32-year-old veteran of the […]

Kyle Larson dominates practice at the Vegas Cup

Kyle Larson Vegas Cup practice

On Saturday at Las Vegas Grand Speedway, Kyle Larson set the pace during the NASCAR Cup practice session. In the opening 20-minute practice, Larson recorded the quickest average lap pace of 184.407 mph. The first racetrack practice produced the fastest overall speeds. Joey Logano (183.942 mph) and Ryan Blaney (183.973 mph), both members of Team […]

Joey Logano takes the lead in the Las Vegas Cup race

Joey Logano Las Vegas Cup race 2023

Joey Logano, the current NASCAR Cup champion, took the pole position for the race on Sunday as he attempts to win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the second time in a row. In the last round of qualifying, Logano saved his best for last, recording the day’s quickest average lap speed (186.053 mph). All three Penske […]