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 third race of the season, the Pennzoil 400, a 267-lap, 400-mile race held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, which is situated only a few miles north of The Strip. The Las Vegas Motor Speedway is one of the most complete racing complexes in the world, including 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 every turn in hopes of winning the Pennzoil 400’s unique championship buckle, in place of the customary trophy. This twist could be pegged to the boxing customs of the city.
The race occurs 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, apparently led to victory in Sunday’s NASCAR race in Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Then suddenly a parts failure induced Keselowski to slow, allowing Martin Truex Jr. to catch and move him with two laps remaining from the Pennzoil 400. The victory was Truex’s first of the season and eighth of his career.
Jimmie Johnson holds the record for most wins but he hasn’t won the race. Matt Kenseth has three wins along with his final.
Carl Edwards, jeff Burton and defending winner Brad Keselowski have two wins each.
Roush Fenway Racing has the most team wins seven but none because 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 manufacturing company wins, Ford has nine wins in 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 after his dominating win in Atlanta a week. Harvick crossed the line nearly 3 seconds quicker than second-place finisher Brad Keselowski, an eternity in NASCAR terms. He is putting together some of his finest performances, and the veteran will seem to cut into current point leader Joey Logano’s lead. Continue…
Which driver will take victory lane at Las Vegas Motor Speedway?
Sin City will get its first and only taste of NASCAR Sprint Cup action, when 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 typically runs 17-19 races.
This means there are a great deal more betting opportunities in NASCAR, along with greater competition deep into the year.
Bet Pennzoil 400 Racebook Odds
As you believe NASCAR odds you may want to remember that the early season results do not mean much in the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Just because a driver won in Daytona or Phoenix International Raceway, does not mean they will succeed in NASCAR betting odds in vegas.
The track is different, the atmosphere differs and there are few guarantees in NASCAR odds in Vegas.