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NASCAR: Las Vegas Motor Speedway: What you need to know about Sunday’s race

Brad Keselowski, who won last week at Atlanta, heads to Las Vegas, where he won last season.
Brad Keselowski, who won last week at Atlanta, heads to Las Vegas, where he won last season. AP File Photo

Kobalt 400

Distance: 267 laps (stages of 80, 80, 107), or 400.5 miles.

Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile banked asphalt oval in Las Vegas.

When: 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

TV: Fox.

Radio: Performance Racing Network.

Last year’s winner: Brad Keselowski.

Also this week: Boyd Gaming 300, Xfinity Series, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 4 p.m., Saturday, Fox Sports 1.

Worth mentioning: The Truck series is off until April 1 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

Who’s Hot/ Who’s Not

HOT

Brad Keselowski: Won last week at Atlanta, heads to Las Vegas, where he won last season.

Kurt Busch: Followed up Daytona 500 victory with solid seventh at Atlanta.

Christopher Bell: Truck winner at Atlanta did so in dominating fashion (led 99 laps).

NOT

Kevin Harvick: Proved at Atlanta that the best car doesn’t always win.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Much anticipated return to racing hasn’t yielded much in the way of results yet.

David Scott

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