NASCAR Weekend 2018 wraps up at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway

NASCAR Weekend 2018 wraps up at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Posted at 5:45 PM, Mar 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-04 20:55:35-05

The annual NASCAR Weekend sped into Las Vegas, bringing out hundreds of thousands of race car fans.

“It’s just an all American sport, it's just so friendly, and it's just really cool,” says Mark Kemp. 

The Pennzoil 400, brought out folks from across the country like David Sheey, who says coming to this race was a year in the making. 

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"I was going through here on I-15 last year, and I saw the signs and I said hey we've got to get tickets for the race,” says Sheey.

The NASCAR weekend was packed with racing events and showcases at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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The weekend was especially popular for families, like Adrian Madsen and his son, Will.

“It was very exciting, and you never know what's gonna happen next,” says Madsen. 

Folks at the race say that seeing a race in Las Vegas is an experience unlike any other.

"Now that I've been here, walking through those gates it was like walking through the gates of heaven,” says Sheey.