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The third weekend of the 2017 NASCAR season finds the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series teams going out west to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Friday through Sunday, March 10-12. The Xfinity Series will race in the Boyd Gaming 300 on Saturday, while the Cup Series Kobalt 400 goes green on Sunday.
On Thursday night, March 9, beginning at 6 p.m. PT, the NASCAR Hauler Parade starts at the welcome sign on the Las Vegas Strip and makes its way to the track via Sahara Boulevard and Speedway Boulevard. Find out more here.
On Thursday and Friday, March 9-10, The Dirt Track at LVMS hosts the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. Gates at The Dirt Track open at 5 p.m. PT, and qualifying for the FVP Outlaw Showdown begins Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. PT and Friday night at 7 p.m. PT. Get more information on the Dirt Track here.
Key on-track times:
Friday, March 10 –
- Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 11 a.m. PT
- Xfinity Series practice – 1 and 3 p.m. PT
- Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying – 4:45 p.m. PT
- Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 9 and 11:30 a.m. PT
- Xfinity Series qualifying – 10:05 a.m. PT
- Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 – 1 p.m. PT
- Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Kobalt 400 – 12:30 p.m. PT
Get more information on the schedule and purchase tickets at www.lvms.com.