Odds to Win Strat 200
One of Las Vegas’ own is ready to go racing this weekend. Kyle Busch is attacking his hometown track starting on Thursday, February 28th with a first session practice run between 2:05-2:55 p.m. PT. The 2015 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion and Las Vegas native will be going for a tripleheader trifecta at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday through Sunday.
Busch is schedule to drive in all three NASCAR races at the 1.5-mile speedway. Busch, the winner of 51 MENCS races, is the only driver competing in all three events at LVMS’s first tripleheader weekend of the year.
The 33-year-old is the overwhelming favorite to win the Strat 200 checking in at 1-2 odds that are displayed below and provided by the Westgate Race and Sportsbook of Las Vegas.
The Busch brother is the defending Strat 200 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race winner and will be going for two Truck Series wins in a row after emerging victorious in Atlanta on Saturday. The veteran NASCAR champion also won the Xfinity Series’s Boyd Gaming 300 in 2016 and raced to the MENCS victory lane at LVMS in 2009.
Busch is entered in three events this NASCAR Las Vegas weekend. He will be driving the No. 51 Cessna Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the Strat 200 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race on Friday night. In addition he will be behind the wheel of the No. 18 Extreme Concepts/iK9 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing in Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300. Lastly he will drive the No. 18 M&Ms Toyota in Sunday’s Pennzoil 400.
Busch will be part of a 32-truck field on Friday racing 37 other drivers.
Thursday February 28th Las Vegas Motor Speedway Schedule
2:05-2:55 p.m.– Strat 200 NGOTS first practice
4:05-4:55 p.m. — Strat 200 NGOTS second practice
Friday March 1st Las Vegas Motor Speedway Schedule
12-1 p.m. — Strat 200 NGOTS Autograph Session (Neon Garage)
12:05-12:55 p.m. — Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube MENCS first practice
1:05-1:55 p.m. — Boyd Gaming 300 NXS first practice
2:10 p.m. — Strat 200 NGOTS qualifying (single vehicle, two rounds)
3:35-4:25 p.m. — Boyd Gaming 300 NXS final practice
4:40 p.m. –Strat Qualifying for the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube MENCS race (multi-vehicle, three rounds)
5:30 p.m. — Strat 200 NGOTS driver introductions
6 p.m. — Strat 200 NGOTS race (134 laps/201 miles. Stages: 30/60/134)