Speed, Strategy and Controversies: A look at the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube

March 05, 2024

January 16, 2020

Gear Up to know all about Pennzoil 400!

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Pennzoil 400 is an annual NASCAR Cup Series stock race.

The race takes place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Nevada.

 The inaugural race took place in 1998 and now the event promises high speed action and competition.

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Event Date and Sponsorship History

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The race took place on March 3,2024 at 3:30 PM, ET.

The total distance of the race was 400.5 miles except 2009 when it was extended to 427 miles.

Unique feature of this race was that the winner gets a championship belt instead of a shiny trophy.

The major past sponsors include United Auto Workers, Kobalt Tools and DaimlerChrysler.

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Controversy and Drama in 2021 Season

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In 2021, there were different theories and strategies of one driver that sparked debate.

In this season some teams experimented with tire strategies which lead to mixed results.

Ryan Blaney of Team Penske faced difficulties but eventually ended up in ninth place.

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Winners and Notable moments of Pennzoil 400

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The race was part of the No Bull 5 challenge from 1999 to 2002.

 The prominent winners of this race are Mark Martin, Jeff Burton and Jeff Gordon.

In 2023, Alex Bowman made history by becoming the winner of Pennzoil 400.

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Pennzoil 400 was a thrilling race and Larson continued his winning streak this year by securing the title. His dominant performance left no room for doubt as he crossed the finishing line in style.

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