LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3) -- As the last of visiting NASCAR fans roll out of town, many are left wondering whether a second NASCAR race could be in Las Vegas' future.
Chris Powell, the president of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, says this year's NASCAR race weekend may have been the most successful here yet. Final numbers still need to be tabulated, but Powell is optimistic that Las Vegas remains in the running for a double dose of NASCAR races. The big question is when,
Powell adds that no one should count on a second NASCAR weekend coming to town any time soon, but he's working the phones anyway.
Last year, NASCAR attracted 150,000 people. Tourism officials say that resulted in $240 million in non-gaming revenue.
Eleven tracks have two NASCAR Sprint Cup dates in 2013: Daytona Beach, Fla.; Bristol, Tenn.; Ridgeway, Va.; Fort Worth, Texas; Kansas City, Kan.; Richmond, Va.; Talladega, Ala.; Brooklyn, Mich.; Loudon, N.H.; Dover, Del.; and Concord, N.C.