NASCAR weekend underway at Las Vegas Speedway

Posted at 8:06 AM, Mar 01, 2019

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — It's a big weekend for fans, drivers and Las Vegas as NASCAR takes over the valley.

NASCAR season moves on to its third race of the season this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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The truck series will take place tonight, the NASCAR Zfinity series race on Saturday afternoon, and the finale will wrap on Sunday for the NASCAR Cup Series race.

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Angela Ruch is one of the top female NASCAR drivers. She will be driving in Friday night's truck series.

Ruch was the first female driver in NASCAR truck series history to lead laps at Daytona International Speedway.