5 Favorites For Saturday Night’s Las Vegas 350 (8 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN)

It’s a standalone event for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers this weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. With that being said, it’s a great opportunity for the regulars to stand out without any Cup or XFINITY Series drivers in this race. Knowing that, here are the top five drivers to watch in Saturday night’s Las Vegas 350 (8 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN). 

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Why Crafton, Sauter May Not Be Favorites This Weekend in Las Vegas

The penultimate event in the first round of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoffs will take place on Saturday night at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. With that being said, this race will feature strictly Truck Series drivers as it’s a standalone event. That would normally mean that Matt Crafton and Johnny Sauter would be the easy favorites right? Those are both highly decorated veterans in the series and two with the most experience at the 1.5-mile track. 

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Joey Logano Dominates XFINITY Series Race in Las Vegas

Saturday’s Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway wasn’t a drag race, but lane choice proved critical to Joey Logano’s 28th NASCAR XFINITY Series victory in the No. 12 Team Penske Ford. Choosing the top side for a restart on Lap 196 of 200, after Ty Dillon’s spin on Lap 192 necessitated the ninth and final caution of the afternoon, Logano cleared Kyle Larson off Turn 4 after an intense side-by-side battle and pulled away to win by .602 seconds. “It was hard to figure out what to do,…

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Elliott, Truex Lead Cup Practices on Saturday in Vegas

Martin Truex Jr. topped the leaderboard in the final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, logging a lap at 188.613 mph in his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota. Right behind him was Chase Elliott, who led Monster Energy Series practice earlier in the day, in the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet at 188.574 mph. Rounding out the top five were: Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet at 188.436 mph, Matt Kenseth in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing…

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Brad Keselowski Earns 13th Career Cup Pole With Top Starting Spot for Kobalt 400

Defending race winner Brad Keselowski earned the Coors Light Pole Award for the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday by recording a fastest third-round lap of 193.680 mph in his No. 2 Team Penske Ford. It will be Keselowski’s first pole at Las Vegas, though he has won there twice. It was also his 13th career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole as well. Martin Truex Jr. will start second in his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota after his final-round lap of 193.458 mph.

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Brendan Gaughan/JGR Cars Lead XFINITY Series Practice From Las Vegas

The NASCAR XFINITY Series took to the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway for their only two practice sessions of the race weekend on Friday. In the opening session, hometown hero Brendan Gaughan led the way with a speed of 182.568 mph in his No. 62 Chevrolet. For Gaughan, it was a dream session as he has yet to win at his home track, but for the Las Vegas native to be quick out of the gates, it gave him high hopes for tomorrow. Daniel Suarez was second fastest in his…

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