Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Announcement
Photo: Mark Damon/Las Vegas News Bureau
Executives pose onstage 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. From left: Mike Helton, NASCAR vice chairman; Chris Powell, president, Las Vegas Motor Speedway; Michael Gaughan, owner of South Point Racing; Marcus Smith, CEO Las Vegas Motor Speedway; Ryan Growney, general manager South Point Hotel; and Brendan Gaughan, NASCAR driver. 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.