LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – Six major sporting events are taking place in the Las Vegas area this weekend. We’ve got a recap of what’s going on and traffic anchor Zora Asberry took a look at some traffic tips to avoid major delays. Scroll down for that.
VEGAS SPORTS WEEKEND
NASCAR is in town and has the Xfinity Saturday Series and the Cup Series on Sunday, both at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Learn more about it on the highway website lvms.com.
“It’s so different from when you watch it on TV,” a NASCAR fan told 13 Action News. “You don’t really understand it, but once you’re here – and you don’t even hear it, but feel it – it’s such a different experience.”
Also on Saturday is UFC 266. Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski (22-1) faces Brian Ortega (15-1) at T-Mobile Arena. Doors open at 2 p.m. and the event starts at 3. Learn more about t-mobilearena.com.
At 7 p.m. on Saturday, the professional Las Vegas football team, the FC lights, faces the San Diego Loyal SC at Cashman Field. Read more about it on lasvegaslightsfc.com
At Sunday, the Raiders face the Miami dolphins. Las Vegas hopes to remain undefeated. The Dolphins come in with a 1-1 record. It starts at 1:05 p.m. Read more about allegiantstadium.com.
Hockey returns to Las Vegas this weekend with the Golden Knights first preseason game. This game will be played against the San Jose Sharks on Sunday at T-Mobile Arena. The puck is handed in at 7 p.m. Find out more about NHL.com.
Can’t make it to the T-Mobile Arena to see the action? ABC 13 has you covered! We are hosting the first six VGK preseason games this year.
With so much going on in town, Zora Asberry, traffic host for 13 Action News, took a look at some traffic tips to avoid major delays.
Las Vegas Busy Weekend Traffic Tips