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Today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas: Start time, lineup, TV information and more

Kobalt 400

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 09: (EDITORS NOTE: A TILT-SHIFT LENS WAS USED IN THE CREATION OF THIS IMAGE) US Air Force servicemen hold the American flag during pre-race ceremonies before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will play host today to the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Here are the particulars (all times are ET):

START: The command for drivers to start their engines will be given at 3:37 p.m. ET. The green flag is scheduled for 3:46 p.m.

DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 267 laps (400 miles) around the 1.5-mile oval.

PRERACE SCHEDULE: The Sprint Cup garage opens at 9:30 a.m. The drivers meeting is at 1:30 p.m. Driver introductions are at 3 p.m.

NATIONAL ANTHEM: It will be performed by Craig Morgan at 3:31 p.m., followed by a fly-over by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

TV/RADIO: Fox will broadcast the race, beginning at 3 p.m.. Performance Racing Network will broadcast the race on radio and at beginning at 2:30 p.m. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry PRN’s broadcast.

FORECAST: The site predicts 65 degrees at race time with a 31% chance of rain.

LAST TIME: Kevin Harvick led 142 laps to win last year’s race. Martin Truex Jr. finished second with Ryan Newman third, Dale Earnhardt Jr. fourth and Denny Hamlin fifth.

BACKUP CARS: Carl Edwards and Jamie McMurray will give up their starting spots after going to a backup car.


Sprint Cup Las Vegas row by row