Boyd Gaming 300

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Boyd Gaming 300
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NASCAR Xfinity Series
Venue Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Location Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Corporate sponsor Boyd Gaming
First race 1997
Distance 300 miles (482.80 km)
Laps 200 (Stage 1: 45 Stage 2: 45 Stage 3: 110)
Previous names Las Vegas 300 (1997)
Sam's Town Las Vegas 300 (1998)
Sam's Town 300 (1999–2013)
Most wins (driver) Mark Martin (4)
Most wins (team) Roush Fenway Racing (6)
Most wins (manufacturer) Chevrolet (10)
Circuit information
Surface Asphalt
Length 1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Turns 4

The Boyd Gaming 300 is a NASCAR Xfinity 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 Xfinity Series since it was first held in 1997.

Television broadcasters[edit]

Year Network Lap-by-lap Color commentator(s)
1997 TNN Eli Gold Larry McReynolds
Buddy Baker
1998 ESPN Bob Jenkins Ned Jarrett
Benny Parsons
1999
2000
2001 FX Mike Joy Darrell Waltrip
Larry McReynolds
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007 ABC Jerry Punch Rusty Wallace
Andy Petree
2008 ESPN2
2009
2010 ABC Marty Reid Dale Jarrett
Andy Petree
2011
2012 Allen Bestwick
2013
2014
2015 FS1 Adam Alexander Michael Waltrip
Kevin Harvick
2016 Michael Waltrip
Clint Bowyer
2017 Michael Waltrip
Jamie McMurray

Past winners[edit]

Year Date No. Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
1997 March 16 8 Jeff Green Diamond Ridge Motorsports Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:37:41 114.153
1998 February 28 12 Jimmy Spencer Spencer Motor Ventures Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:37:43 114.129
1999 March 6 60 Mark Martin Roush Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:13:57 134.37
2000 March 4 9 Jeff Burton Roush Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:13:13 135.118
2001 March 3 00 Todd Bodine Buckshot Racing Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:23:17 125.625
2002 March 2 9 Jeff Burton Roush Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:25:24 123.796
2003 March 1 87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:35:44 115.582
2004 March 6 21 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:27:20 122.172
2005 March 12 9 Mark Martin Roush Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:27:21 122.158
2006* March 11 9 Kasey Kahne Evernham Motorsports Dodge 206* 309 (497.287) 2:28:08 125.158
2007* March 10 29 Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:52:12 104.53
2008 March 1 5 Mark Martin JR Motorsports Chevrolet 202* 303 (487.631) 2:48:09 108.118
2009 February 28 16 Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing Ford 209* 313.5 (504.529) 2:56:16 106.713
2010 February 27 33 Kevin Harvick Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:27:38 121.924
2011* March 5 32 Mark Martin Turner Motorsports Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:15:33 132.792
2012 March 10 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Roush Fenway Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:21:46 129.969
2013 March 9 12 Sam Hornish Jr. Penske Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:23:54 125.087
2014 March 8 22 Brad Keselowski Team Penske Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:16:22 131.997
2015 March 7 33 Austin Dillon Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:22:50 126.021
2016 March 5 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 200 300 (482.803) 2:03:47 145.415
2017 March 11 12 Joey Logano Team Penske Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:31:52 118.525
  • 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 blew a tire on the final lap in Turn 1, Mark Martin won, and Danica Patrick finished 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
3 Richard Childress Racing 2004, 2007, 2015
Team Penske 2013, 2014, 2017

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# Wins Make Years Won
10 United States Chevrolet 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2015
9 United States Ford 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017
1 United States Dodge 2006
Japan Toyota 2016

References[edit]


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