Las Vegas Sun - Photograph : Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Announcement

January 20, 2018

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Mike Helton, center, vice chairman of NASCAR, speaks as the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa is named title sponsor of the September Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in a press conference at the South Point Hotel-Casino on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Chris Powell, left, president of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and  Ryan Growney, South Point general manager, listen in. The multi-year agreement will make the South Point Hotel-Casino the title sponsor of the South Point 400 beginning in 2018. The 267-lap race is set for Sept. 16 and will be the first in the 2018 Cup playoffs.

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Mike Helton, center, vice chairman of NASCAR, speaks as the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa is named title sponsor of the September Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in a press conference at the South Point Hotel-Casino on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Chris Powell, left, president of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and Ryan Growney, South Point general manager, listen in. The multi-year agreement will make the South Point Hotel-Casino the title sponsor of the South Point 400 beginning in 2018. The 267-lap race is set for Sept. 16 and will be the first in the 2018 Cup playoffs.