Boyd Gaming 300

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Boyd Gaming 300
Venue Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Sponsor Boyd Gaming
First race 1997
Distance 300 miles (482.803 km)
Laps 200
Previous names Las Vegas 300 (1997)
Sam's Town Las Vegas 300 (1998)
Sam's Town 300 (1999–2013)

The Boyd Gaming 300 is a NASCAR Nationwide Series stock car race held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. It has been scheduled as either the third, fourth, or fifth race of the season for the Nationwide Series since it was first held in 1997.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
1997 March 16 Jeff Green Diamond Ridge Motorsports Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:37:41 114.153
1998 February 28 Jimmy Spencer Spencer Motor Ventures Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:37:43 114.129
1999 March 6 Mark Martin Roush Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:13:57 134.37
2000 March 4 Jeff Burton Roush Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:13:13 135.118
2001 March 3 Todd Bodine Buckshot Racing Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:23:17 125.625
2002 March 2 Jeff Burton Roush Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:25:24 123.796
2003 March 1 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:35:44 115.582
2004 March 6 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:27:20 122.172
2005 March 12 Mark Martin Roush Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:27:21 122.158
2006* March 11 Kasey Kahne Evernham Motorsports Dodge 206* 309 (497.287) 2:28:08 125.158
2007* March 10 Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:52:12 104.53
2008 March 1 Mark Martin JR Motorsports Chevrolet 202* 303 (487.631) 2:48:09 108.118
2009 February 28 Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing Ford 209* 313.5 (504.529) 2:56:16 106.713
2010 February 27 Kevin Harvick Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:27:38 121.924
2011* March 5 Mark Martin Turner Motorsports Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:15:33 132.792
2012 March 10 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Roush Fenway Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:21:46 129.969
2013 March 9 Sam Hornish, Jr. Penske Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:23:54 125.087
2014 March 8 Brad Keselowski Team Penske Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:16:22 131.997
  • 2006, 2008, & 2009: Race extended due to a Green-white-checker finish.
  • 2006: Last race on an old layout.
  • 2007: First race on a new layout.
  • 2011: Brad Keselowski blows a tire on the final lap in Turn 1, Mark Martin wins, and Danica Patrick finishes 4th, the best finish for her and a female in any of NASCAR's top three series.

Multiple winners (drivers)[edit]

# Wins Driver Years Won
4 Mark Martin 1999, 2005, 2008, 2011
3 Jeff Burton 2000, 2002, 2007
2 Kevin Harvick 2004, 2010

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# Wins Team Years Won
6 Roush Fenway Racing 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2012
2 Richard Childress Racing 2004, 2007
Team Penske 2013–2014

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# Wins Make Years Won
9 United States Chevrolet 1997–1998, 2001, 2003–2004, 2007–2008, 2010–2011
8 United States Ford 1999–2000, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2012–2014
1 United States Dodge 2006

References[edit]


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