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Free Fan Q&A Session on Frontstretch Added to Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka Qualifying Night & USCS Sprint Car Shootout

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars Carl Edwards, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Kyle Larson will participate in a Question & Answer event Aug. 29 as part of the Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka Qualifying Night. The Q&A will begin at 8:15 p.m. on the Speedway’s front stretch following the debut of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series “Knockout” qualifying at Atlanta Motor Speedway...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

NNS: Food City 300 at Bristol Preview

BRISTOL, Tenn. — After two weeks of turning left and right on the road courses, the NASCAR Nationwide Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for excitement under the lights on Friday night. The Food City 300 marks race No. 23 of the 33-race season and will be 300 laps around the 0.533-mile track. NASCAR Countdown will kick-off coverage beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET on ESPN with the...
Via Sicknissified
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bricklayer Motorsports Show: Ep. 34 (8/20/14)

JOIN RUBBINGS RACING STAFF MEMBERS MATT EMBURY AND KYLE BRANDT AS THEY BREAK DOWN THE LATEST NEWS AND HEADLINES IN THE WORLD OF MOTORSPORTS. Topics: Sprint Cup and Trucks at Michigan review Carl Edwards officially joins Joe Gibbs Racing Are Kyle Larson’s Chase hopes dashed? Nationwide at Mid-Ohio review IndyCar at Milwaukee review Is the IndyCar championship Will Power’s to...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suarez Becomes Third Rev Racing Driver to Ink National Series Deal

As Rev Racing aims to advance and support the development of drivers in the program and beyond, we would like to congratulate Daniel Suarez on signing a deal with Joe Gibbs Racing to compete full-time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for the 2015 season. Suarez will join Kyle Larson and Darrell Wallace Jr. among the ranks of Rev Racing graduates who have moved on to a national series...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson’s Chase Hopes Remain Alive

Hype surrounded Kyle Larson prior to Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400. Many expected him to have an outstanding performance and contend for the victory. Unfortunately for the No. 42 Target Chevrolet team, their day couldn’t have gone any worse as they finished 43rd. In the string of early yellow-flags, Larson made[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Forgetable Day at Michigan for Larson

Sunday was a rough day on the track for rookie Kyle Larson. It got worse when he looked at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings after the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. An early pit lane collision with Dale Earnhardt Jr. damaged the left front of his No. 42 Chevrolet and his race ended on lap 98 when he hit the turn 4 wall. His car caught fire as it rolled...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Larson’s Chase Chances Suffer Blow at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Entering Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway, only four races remained before the 16-driver 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup field is set in stone.  Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, Kyle Larson, suffered a blow to his Chase chances, literally.  On Lap 98 Larson blew the right front tire on his No. 42 Target Chevrolet, slamming the...
Via Sicknissified
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson's Chase hopes take a hit in Pure Michigan 400

A promising weekend for rookie Kyle Larson went south early in Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.  Starting in the 13th spot, Larson had made his way to eighth when the competition caution flew on Lap 21.  When the field hit pit road, Larson made contact with Dale Earnhardt Jr. The contact led to heavy damage on the right front fender of the car...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson quickly exits car after it catches fire

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) With flames visible at the front and back of his car, Sprint Cup rookie Kyle Larson had to get out quickly after crashing into the wall near the midway point of Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway. NASCAR on Friday announced a rule barring drivers from approaching the track or moving cars after accidents. The rule came after Kevin Ward Jr. was...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lason loses tire and hits wall hard at Michigan (Video)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie of the year candidate Kyle Larson lost a right front tire at Michigan International Speedway sending his car into the outside wall and engulfing it in fire. Larson earlier made contact with Dale Earnhardt Jr.on pit road causing damage to the right front fender on his No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS.
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Final Practice Times: Pure Michigan 400

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 24 Jeff Gordon Axalta Chevrolet 35.972 Leader 2 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet 36.055 -0.083 3 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 36.156 -0.184 4 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Chevrolet 36.197 -0.225 5 16 Greg Biffle Roush Performance Ford 36.211 -0.239 6[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Larson says sprint car racing 'has gotten a bad rap'

Last weekend's fatal incident between 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. and three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart has brought the sport of sprint car racing to the forefront of national attention.  One of the sport's most prolific sprint car racers, Kyle Larson, extended his thoughts and prayers to everyone involved in the situation, but also said sprint car racing...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity Seeking Drivers

Ever thought about a career in racing, but didn’t know how to get started?  Here’s the way. Each year NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity initiative and its competition arm, Rev Racing, seek to obtain the highest quality of applicants representing the next crop of drivers seeking a spot in the program’s 2015 class. This selection process begins with the NASCAR Drive for Diversity...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson Prevails Trough Penalties to Claim a 15th-Place Finish at Watkins Glen

In his second-career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Watkins Glen International, Kyle Larson and his Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) team battled damage, penalties and debris before crossing the finish line in 15th position. In his track debut last season, Larson blew a motor early in the race; but this time around, he had hoped for a better outcome. Utilizing both practice...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Engine Issue Hurts Larson's Stride to Victory in the Truck Race at Pocono

In his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start with Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) this season, Kyle Larson was impeccably fast around the Tricky Triangle and led 21 of 60 laps before an engine issue at the halfway mark took the No. 32 Cartwheel by Target Chevrolet out of contention, resulting in an 18th-place finish at Pocono Raceway. Prior to the start of the Pocono...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Larson captures Sprint Cup pole at Pocono, sets track record

It’s all coming together for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Kyle Larson. Larson, who turned 22 on Thursday, became the first product of NASCAR's Drive for Diversity program to earn a Coors Light Pole Award on Friday, setting a Pocono Raceway track record of 183.438 mph in qualifying for Sunday’s GoBowling.com 400. "I felt I hit all three corners about as good as I could...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson scores pole for Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway

Kyle Larson was on target for the second time this weekend as he would score the Keystone Light Pole Award for the Pocono Mouintains 150 at Pocono Raceway on Saturday afternoon, after scoring the pole for the Sprint Cup Series race on Friday. For Larson, this marks his first career Camping World Truck Series pole award in eight starts. Austin Dillon would qualify second for his second...
Via On Pit Road
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Kyle Larson Doubles Up, Wins Pole at Pocono

LONG POND Pa. — Saturday morning’s qualifying session at Pocono Raceway for the Pocono Mountains 150 was another reason why NASCAR made the change from single-car or truck laps to “Elimination Style” qualifying for 2014: excitement and total unpredictability. For the final round to decide the pole-winner, 11 of the 12 trucks who advanced – with the exception of Spencer...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson Wins Second Pole of the Weekend at Pocono

After being worried about entering Pocono Raceway in June, Kyle Larson seems to have figured out the ‘Tricky Triangle.’ Larson set a blistering pace in the final round of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series qualifying as he even made a pass around Matt Crafton – providing him a little extra momentum thanks to the draft. The 22-year-old was inside of the top-two throughout the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Starting Lineup

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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson on target in scoring Coors Light Pole Award for GoBowling400.com at Pocono Raceway

On Friday afternoon, potential would be meant by results as Kyle Larson would score his first career Coors Light Pole Award in his 25th Sprint Cup Series start. Larson lapped the tricky triangle in 49.063 seconds to become the first NASCAR Drive for Diversity Graduate to win a pole, and set a new track record. “It’s great to get my first ‘real’ pole,” Larson commented....
Via On Pit Road
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson Becomes First NASCAR Drive for Diversity Graduate To Win NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole

Kyle Larson, the talented 22-year-old from Elk Grove, California, won the Coors Light Pole at Pocono Raceway on Friday, becoming the first graduate of the NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) initiative to win a pole in the sanctioning body’s top level. He will start first in Sunday’s GoBowling.com 400 (1 p.m. ET on ESPN, MRN Radio, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). In winning the pole, Larson...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
20 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Larson Beats out Penske to Win First Career Pole

LONG POND, Pa. — Last April at Richmond International Raceway, Kyle Larson went from the highest of the highs, to the lowest of the lows in a matter of yards. Starting from pole after rain forced NASCAR to cancel qualifying and start the field based off of practice speeds, Larson went into turn one and made contact with Clint Bowyer, resulting in a spin by Larson. Today, Larson...
Via Sicknissified
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson Wins the Pole for the GoBowling.com 400

Sprint Cup Series rookie Kyle Larson captured his first career pole today at Pocono, setting a new track record with a lap time of 49.063 seconds. This is only Larson’s second Sprint Cup appearance at Pocono, having finished 5th here in the spring. Joey Logano qualified 2nd for the fifth time this year with a […] The post Kyle Larson Wins the Pole for the GoBowling.com 400 appeared...
Via Outside Analysis
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson Picks Up First Career Pole At Pocono

Kyle Larson added to his resume and his rookie report card by capturing the pole for Sunday’s GoBowling.com 400 from the Pocono Raceway. He laid down a lap of 49.063, which bested Team Penske teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski in the final round of qualifying. The Penske duo will[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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