New Mexico motorsports report

Post-race show: South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Published On September 16, 2019 | By John Haverlin | News, Podcasts, Top Posts

LAS VEGAS — The New Mexico Motorsports Report’s David Swope and John Haverlin break down the NASCAR weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Martin Truex Jr. took the lead away from Kevin Harvick late in the South Point 400 and advanced to the Round of 12 with his fifth win of the season. And what about Kyle Busch’s post-race comments?

Tyler Reddick stretched his fuel mileage and held off Christopher Bell to win Saturday’s Xfinity Series race. The playoff grid is now set with Reddick winning the regular-season championship.

Austin Hill won Friday night’s Truck Series race. ThorSport Racing’s Johny Sauter and Grant Enfinger get eliminated from the truck playoffs after being dealt with engine failures early in the race.

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— a Long Island, New York native, is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he studied communication and journalism. He is a former Pit Notes reporter at ISM Raceway, where he covered NASCAR and INDYCAR throughout his collegiate career. Since 2016, he has covered American auto racing’s various forms, including NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, Truck, K&N, Whelen Modified, IndyCar, Mazda Road to Indy, USAC, Modified Touring Series, World of Outlaws, ARCA and ACT Tour. During his downtime, he likes to play his Les Paul guitar, hit the golf course and watch the New York Mets.

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