Travel Tips: Las Vegas Motor Speedway – March 6-8, 2015

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The third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of 2015 finds the teams heading out west to Las Vegas, Nevada for the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Friday through Sunday, March 6-8. The Xfinity Series will also compete in the Boyd Gaming 300 this weekend at LVMS.

Looking for some extra action this week? If you’re in town Wednesday and Thursday, March 4 and 5, check out The Dirt Track at LVMS, where the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series continues its 2015 schedule. See top-ranked teams owned by Cup Series stars Tony Stewart and Kasey Kahne and all-star drivers like Donny Schatz and Daryn Pittman. Grandstands open both nights at 5 p.m. PT with racing getting underway at 7 p.m. PT. Get more information on the Dirt Track here.

The popular NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hauler Parade will begin Thursday night at 6 p.m. PT at the Welcome to Las Vegas sign. From there, the parade travels down Las Vegas Blvd. for approximately five miles before ending at Sahara Ave., where the haulers get on Interstate 15 and head to the Speedway. The parade is free of charge and fans can view it from both sides of the Strip.

Key on-track times:

Friday, March 6
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – noon PT
  • Xfinity Series practice – 1:30 and 3 p.m. PT
  • Sprint Cup Series qualifying – 4:45 p.m. PT

Saturday, March 7
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. PT
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 9:45 a.m. PT
  • Nationwide Series Boyd Gaming 300 – 1 p.m. PT

Sunday, March 8
  • Sprint Cup Series Kobalt Tools 400 – 12:30 p.m. PT

First-time fan information can be found here, and the track’s rules and policies can be found here.

Get more information on the schedule and purchase tickets at

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