Pennzoil 400: What to Know About NASCAR Cup Series' Race in Las Vegas

Get the latest updates on the upcoming NASCAR Cup Series race in Las Vegas.


Race Details

Las Vegas is gearing up for the NASCAR Cup Series race this Sunday. There are two races held at "The Diamond in the Desert" each season, and this time it's the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube.

William Byron, last year's winner, and Daniel Suarez, who won by a narrow margin in the previous race, are both looking to secure their positions in the playoffs.

Byron dominated the race last year, winning both stages and ultimately claiming victory. Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano have the most wins in the Pennzoil 400 among active drivers, and Hendrick Motorsports has a total of eight wins at this track.

Weather Conditions

The Atlanta race went smoothly in terms of weather, and it looks like Las Vegas will have similar conditions. The forecast predicts a high of 62 degrees with the possibility of strong winds.

Fans and drivers will need to keep an eye on the weather to ensure a safe and successful race.

Track Information

Jimmie Johnson holds the record for the most wins in the Pennzoil 400 with four victories. Matt Kenseth is the only other driver with three wins at this track.

The Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a tri-oval track that spans approximately 1.5 miles. It features 20-degree banking in the turns, and 9-degree banking on the frontstretch and backstretch.

Race enthusiasts can tune in to watch the Pennzoil 400 on March 3 at 3:30 p.m. ET on FOX.