NASCAR Season Continues With Kobalt Tools 400

Jeff Gordon snapped a 66-race winless streak last week in Phoenix, and now the Sprint Cup tour moves to another desert locale to continue their 2011 season.

The Kobalt Tools 400 will take place today at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, with the race scheduled to get underway at 2:14 PM Central time. Matt Kenseth finds himself on the pole for this race, with Marcus Ambrose right next to him in Row 1.

Kenseth is among the favorites to win this one this afternoon, and with good reason. . .the last nine times this race has been held, Kenseth has six top ten finishes, including winning it in both 2003 and 2004. He finished fifth in this race next year.

Here are the NASCAR Sprint Cup leaders, along with where they'll be starting on today's grid:

1 - Kyle Busch, 80 points (5th)
2 - Kurt Busch, 77 points (22nd)
3T - A.J. Allmendinger, 69 points (7th)
3T - Tony Stewart, 69 points (15th)
5T - Jeff Gordon, 65 points (13th)
5T - Mark Martin, 65 points (10th)
7T - Bobby Labonte, 64 points (24th)
7T - Juan Pablo Montoya, 64 points (23rd)
7T - Ryan Newman, 64 points (8th)
10T - David Gilliland, 63 points (35th)
10T - Paul Menard, 63 points (18th)

The race coverage will be provided by Fox.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Minnesota

You must be a member of SB Nation Minnesota to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Minnesota. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Minnesota

You must be a member of SB Nation Minnesota to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Minnesota. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.