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Race Capsule

Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • What:

    Race 3 of 34 on XFINITY circuit

  • Where:

    Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV

  • When:

    March 6, 2004 4:00 pm EST

  • Laps:

    200

  • Track Length:

    1.5 miles

  • Race Length:

    300.00 miles

  • Purse:

    $1,438,367

Drivers to Watch

Kevin Harvick Again will pull double duty this weekend, competing in the Busch race Saturday; in six career starts at Lowe's Motor Speedway, Harvick has three top-10 finishes; "The biggest thing about this race is that it starts during the day and winds up running into the night," Harvick said about Charlotte. "The car goes through drastic changes through the race, and that's the key to winning it. It's starting off with your car tight enough so that you can run until the sun goes behind the grandstands, and the track becomes completely shaded and starts to tighten back up and gain a lot of speed. There is a fine line in balancing your racecar and making it so that you can go through and keep up with each segment during the race."
Matt Kenseth The 2003 Winston Cup champion passed Ryan Newman with three laps remaining and pulled away to win the NASCAR All-Star Challenge and collect $1,044,000; has five top-10 finishes in nine career starts at Lowe's Motor Speedway, including a victory at the 2000 Coca-Cola 600; is fourth in the standings and has been among the top 10 for 46 straight weeks, which is the longest current streak in the Nextel Cup Series; is one of just three drivers to lead the standings this season.