A news conference has been called for Wednesday afternoon, at which officials from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Las Vegas Motor Speedway and local government will attend. The news conference will follow a special meeting of the LVCA board of directors at Cashman Center.
NBC Sports reported Tuesday the road course at Charlotte Motor Speedway will be used for its fall playoff race in 2018, fueling speculation the playoff race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway would be sacrificed to accommodate Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas Motor Speedway, along with those in Charlotte and New Hampshire, are owned by Speedway Motorsports, Inc. In recent years, the only way for a track to add a second Cup Series race has been to transfer an exisiting date from a sister property.
It's been an exciting year for Vegas professional sports. In 2018 or Vegas will get a 2nd NASCAR race, and NHL team and get the Oakland Raiders in addition to all the other sports in Vegas such as the bull riding and rodeo, thevNHRA drag races 2 times a yearnPGA golf, all the soccer and rugbytournaments, the college basketball tournaments, the major boxing and MMA major events and other major sporting events.
Makes you forget that UNLV actually has a football and basketball team.
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