NASCAR announces dates, locations of post-season championship banquets

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NASCAR on Friday announced the dates and locations of the post-season championship banquets for all three of its national touring series.

For the eighth consecutive year, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards banquet will take place at the Wynn Las Vegas, with the date set for Dec. 2.

The complete lineup of talent and activities for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Week will be announced at a later date.

"We are excited to welcome NASCAR and the thrill of Champion's Week back to Las Vegas," said Rossi Ralenkotter, president/CEO of Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). "Las Vegas is one of the top tourist destinations in the world and the NASCAR community can look forward to nothing short of unprecedented entertainment and unparalleled hospitality."

Meanwhile, the NASCAR XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series Awards Banquet is set for Nov. 21 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in South Beach.

"Las Vegas and Miami are unrivaled when it comes to hosting premier events," said Steve Phelps, NASCAR executive vice president and chief marketing officer. "Both cities were built upon big events and major celebrations, and we're thrilled to once again honor our NASCAR national series champions along the Vegas strip and on South Beach."