When: Sunday, March 4, 2018
Where: Las Vegas, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, NV
Defending Champion: Martin Truex Jr..
The Dragon Energy NASCAR Series heads to Las Vegas for the third race of the season, the Pennzoil 400, a 267-lap, 400-mile race held in the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, which is situated just a couple km north of The Strip. The Las Vegas Motor Speedway is one of the most complete racing complexes in the world, which includes road courses, 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 special championship belt, in place of the habitual trophy. This unique twist can be pegged into the town's boxing customs.
The race occurs at 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 outside 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 pass him with two laps remaining from the Pennzoil 400. The victory was Truex of the year and eighth of his career.
Jimmie Johnson holds the record for most wins in the track using four but he hasn't won the race because 2010. Matt Kenseth has three wins along with his last.
Jeff Burton, Carl Edwards and defending winner Brad Keselowski have two wins each.
Roush Fenway Racing has the most team wins with seven but none because 2011 while Hendrick Motorsports has five wins but none 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 vegas while Chevrolet has seven while Toyota has two and Dodge has one.
Pennzoil 400 Race Prediction
Preview: Kevin Harvick is your favored coming into the race after his dominating win in Atlanta last week. Harvick crossed the line nearly three seconds faster than second-place finisher Brad Keselowski, an eternity in NASCAR terms. He is putting together some of his best performances, and the veteran will seem to cut to current point 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 each season, while Formula 1 generally runs 17-19 races.
This means there are a great deal more betting opportunities in NASCAR, along with better rivalry deep to the year.
Bet Pennzoil 400 Racebook Odds
As you consider NASCAR chances you may want to remember that the early season results do not mean much at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Just because a driver won in Daytona or Phoenix International Raceway, doesn't mean that they will succeed in NASCAR gambling odds in Las Vegas.
The track is different, the atmosphere is different and there aren't many guarantees in NASCAR odds in Vegas.