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What: 267 laps or 400.5 miles
Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile recently banked paved tri-oval located in Las Vegas.
When: 4:40 p.m. Sunday (all times ET). Qualifying is 6:10 p.m. Friday.
Radio: Performance Racing Network.
Last year’s winner: Jimmie Johnson.
Worth mentioning: Because of the change in track configuration, NASCAR is using 13-gallon fuel cells for Nextel Cup cars this race, instead of the 17.5-gallon tank that is to be used for the rest of the tracks this season. Also a different tire compound will be utilized.
The world famous Blue Man Group, which performs nightly at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in its custom-built Blue Man Theatre, will be the headline attraction during Sunday’s pre-race show.