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World Speedway Racing Champion Greg Hancock Retires 2020

1 month ago   |   By Motorcyclist

Greg Hancock is a speedway legend with 218 SGP appearances, 2,655 points scored from 1,248 heats, and an incredible 455 heat wins. The four-time champion now enjoys a well-earned retirement. Four-time World Speedway champion Greg Hancock is moving on to the next chapter, announcing his retirement from racing after a long and illustrious career. “Over the last 12 months of missing a full racing season, I've had much time to reflect on my amazing career,” said Hancock in a Speedway GP release. “Racing at the highest level, winning four World Championships, Team and Pairs World Championships...
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Kyle Busch is 9/2 co-favorite to win at Las Vegas

Kyle Busch is 9/2 co-favorite to win at Las Vegas

1 month ago   |   By NASCAR notes

KYLE BUSCH 'White Hot' in Las Vegas
HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina - Anytime one visits Las Vegas, the hope is to get “white hot” and bring home some extra money once it's time to leave.
For Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 SNICKERS White Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing , he's hoping to get white hot on the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway oval, which could help him leave Las Vegas a winner.
After all, he's a Las Vegas native and crossed off an all-important hometown win in 2009 in just his fifth NASCAR Cup Series start at his hometown track, site of Sunday's Pennzoil 400. This weekend, Busch...
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Aric Almirola is 80/1 to win at Las Vegas

Aric Almirola is 80/1 to win at Las Vegas

1 month ago   |   By NASCAR notes

ARIC ALMIROLA Looking for ‘10/10' Odds in Vegas
Aric Almirola seventh at LVMS last spring. KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina - This weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 10 Smithfield Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing , will make his first start at a 1.5-mile track with his new crew chief Mike Bugarewicz and their new-look team.
Since joining SHR in 2018, Almirola has posted top-10 finishes in three of his four Las Vegas starts with a best finish of sixth in the fall 2018 race. He finished 13th last fall. Bugarewicz has six previous starts at Las Vegas, the last...
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It's Penske Time in Las Vegas

It's Penske Time in Las Vegas

1 month ago   |   By NASCAR notes

Joey Logano won last spring at LVMS. For local NASCAR fans, one of their favorite days of the year comes a couple of weeks early.
Sunday's Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway's 1.5-mile high-banked layout will be the second race of the season and 25th NASCAR Cup race at LVMS since debuting in 1998. It's the start of the West Coast swing with the series traveling to Fontana next week, then Phoenix .
The series comes to town on a short week after Denny Hamlin won his third Daytona 500 on Monday following a rain delay on Sunday and a frightful finish when Ryan Newman had a horrific crash...
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Denny Hamlin is 10/1 to win first Las Vegas race

Denny Hamlin is 10/1 to win first Las Vegas race

1 month ago   |   By NASCAR notes

Hamlin looking for first Vegas win. Denny Hamlin 11 FedEx Ground Toyota
Joe Gibbs Racing
Race Info:
Race: Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube
Date/Time: February 23/3:30 p.m. ET
Distance: 267 laps/400.5 miles
Track Length: 1.5 miles
Track Shape: Tri-Oval
Banking: 20 degrees 2019 Winner: Joey Logano
Express Notes:
Daytona Recap: Denny Hamlin won his third Daytona 500 in five years Monday in the 11 FedEx Express Toyota, passing Ryan Blaney in the final stretch to win by 0.014 seconds, the second-closest margin of victory in the “Great American Race.” The race was postponed after just 20...
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