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The new crop of Nationwide Series drivers will roll into Las Vegas this weekend to compete in the Sam’s Town 300 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. After full-time Cup drivers took the first two wins of the season, the new bunch of Nationwide regulars will look leave Las Vegas with good performances and possibly a victory. The Cup drivers are always hard to beat but, some of these new Nationwide regulars could have a shot at victory this weekend. Big names like Elliot Sadler, Brian Vickers, Justin Allgaier and Sam Hornish Jr. will attempt to have good performances this weekend and re-claim their spots as the Nationwide Series’ best drivers.
The Sam’s Town 300 will go green on Saturday March 9, 2013 at 4:34 PM EST (1:34 PM PT). The race will feature 200 laps and 300 miles on the largely banked mile and a half track. The weather outlook for Saturday afternoon is partly cloudy with a high temperature of 62 F and a low of 46 F. Perfect race weather. The race will be br...
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