Carl Edwards celebrates his win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 2011 (photo courtesy of NASCAR Media).
Las Vegas is known for its gambling and some gambles are more of a risk than others. When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a win from Roush Fenway Racing is about as safe of a NASCAR bet as there is. After all, an RFR car has pulled into victory lane after half of the Sprint Cup races LVMS has hosted — seven wins in 14 events.
“Over the years, we’ve had more success at Las Vegas than most places, and our intention is to go there and expand on our performance there this weekend,” RFR owner Jack Roush said.
The series heads to “Sin City” this weekend for its yearly visit to Las Vegas Motor Speedway with Sunday’s running of the Kobalt Tools 400. The Roush Fenway group heads to Vegas one team slimmer than last season, as the organization scaled back to three full-time Sprint Cup Series efforts from the previous season’s four. But one of those entries is t...