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NASCAR Weekend gets underway at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Posted at 4:50 PM, Mar 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-10 22:26:26-05

It's going to be a big weekend for NASCAR at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.

More than 100,000 are expected to attend the races during NASCAR Weekend to watch their favorite drivers race around the track.

Many local fans will be rooting for hometown favorites, Kyle and Kurt Busch.

Kurt Busch is the reigning Daytona 500 champion.

But they are not the only locals who will be racing this weekend.

Speedway officials say it's good to see so many racers this year from the Las Vegas valley.

13 Action News talked to fans who told us what a great experience it is to attend NASCAR Weekend and they are looking for the chance to come to the new race that was just announced.