Las Vegas Raceway Schedule
Not only has Ford won the first two NASCAR Cup races of the season, but the new-and-improved manufacturer has led more laps (389) than Chevrolet (116) and Toyota (20) combined.
As NASCAR heads west for the start of a three-race weekend swing, Ford will look to continue its dominance at another 1.5-mile track — Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Like Atlanta, drivers will use similar chassis and race plans as they did last weekend in the Peach State.
Last year's Las Vegas winner Brad Keselowski will seek his second race win to begin the season after taking the checkers in an Atlanta race dominated by Kevin Harvick. Which driver can slow Ford's run this weekend? We'll get a peek on Friday when Cup drivers hit the track for opening practice.
Here are the key dates, times and a look at the complete schedule for NASCAR at Las Vegas headlined by the Cup Series Kobalt 400.
NASCAR at Las Vegas schedule, TV channel info
(All times ET)
Friday, March 10
2-3:25 p.m.: Cup Series practice, FS1
4-4:55 p.m.: Xfinity Series practice, FS1
6-6:55 p.m.: Xfinity Series final practice, FS2
7:45 p.m.: Cup Series qualifying, FS2
Saturday, March 11
Noon-12:55 p.m.: Cup Series practice, FS1
1:05 p.m.: Xfinity Series qualifying, FS1
2:30-3:20 p.m.: Cup Series final practice, FS1
4 p.m.: Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 (200 laps, 300 miles), FS1
What time does the Kobalt 400 start?
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Kobalt 400 (267 laps, 400.5 miles), begins at 3:30 p.m. ET and can be seen on Fox and the Fox Sports GO app.
What are the stage lengths for NASCAR at Las Vegas?
The Kobalt 400 will be broken into three stages. The first stage will end on Lap 80. Stage 2 is also 80 laps and the final stage is for 107 laps.
The Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas will be broken into two, 45-laps stages followed by a 110-lap final stage.
Which NASCAR drivers are racing at Las Vegas?
Only 39 Cup drivers will be racing in the Kobalt 400, meaning all drivers will make the race and qualifying will decide their starting position.
Here is the list of participating Cup drivers:
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Martin Truex Jr.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.