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Fainting spell provides learning experience for Kyle Larson

Kyle Larson’s recent sheet time at hospitals in Martinsville, Virginia, and Charlotte drove home a fact of life most 22-year-olds are not ready to accept. “Yeah, definitely when you are young you think you are bulletproof, and that’s just one little instance that shows you that you aren’t,” Larson said Friday upon resuming his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career at Texas Motor...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Duck Commander 500 Preview

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series goes back to the track this weekend for Saturday’s 18th annual Duck Commander 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway. The event marks the seventh of 36 scheduled races this season. Joey Logano comes into the weekend as the defending race winner. The Sprint Cup Series entry list features 45 total drivers. With 45 entered, two drivers will be going home after...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

After fainting spell, Kyle Larson vows to make lifestyle changes

Two weekends ago, Kyle Larson was sitting in a Charlotte, North Carolina hospital bed watching his No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Chevrolet race around Martinsville Speedway with Regan Smith behind the wheel.   One day earlier, Larson fainted at the end of an autograph session and was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation. Eventually transported to...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

AXE® White Label Hits the Track at Texas Motor Speedway with Kyle Larson and the No. 42 Chevrolet SS

Kyle Larson looks to stay cool and confident at Texas Motor Speedway with Target partner AXE® as the primary sponsor on the No. 42 Chevrolet SS. The paint scheme will highlight the new AXE® White Label grooming line and the AXE® White Label Collective, a mentorship program designed to give people the coaching and opportunities needed to “take the leap” and turn aspiration...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Return of Kyle Larson highlights 46-driver Texas entry list

After missing the most recent NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, after fainting the previous day, Kyle Larson returns to the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Chevrolet for Saturday night's Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET, FOX). Meanwhile, Chris Buescher returns to the seat of the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: NASCAR Teleconference With Kyle Larson Transcript

LAURA FINLEY:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Welcome to today’s NASCAR teleconference.  We are joined by Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.  Kyle, to start off, how are you feeling, and can you talk a little bit about what’s going on the past few days?             KYLE LARSON:  Yeah, I feel...
Via On Pit Road
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Larson Attributes Dehydration To Fainting Following Martinsville Autograph Session

Following an autograph session at Martinsville Speedway, Kyle Larson fainted. With doctors wanting to run tests and make sure the 2014 Sonoco Rookie of the Year was fine, he missed the STP 500. Speaking with the media on Thursday afternoon, Larson says he’s fine – having been cleared to return to competition at Texas Motor Speedway – and attributed his fainting due to being...
Via Rubbings Racing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson: Dehydration to blame for fainting at Martinsville Speedway

Just a few hours after being medically cleared to return to NASCAR competition, 2014 Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year Kyle Larson explained what doctors believe caused him to faint at the end of an autograph session last Saturday at Martinsville Speedway, forcing him to miss Sunday's STP 500. "I felt fine before we went to the autograph session," the Chip Ganassi Racing with...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Larson Cleared to Race After Fainting at Martinsville

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates released a statement on Thursday saying that Kyle Larson has been cleared to race, beginning with next week’s event at Texas Motor Speedway. “Following a thorough review of all the test results by his attending physicians and in conjunction with the medical staff from NASCAR, Kyle Larson has been medically cleared to return to all NASCAR...
Via On Pit Road
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Larson Cleared to Race After Fainting at Martinsville

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates released a statement on Thursday saying that Kyle Larson has been cleared to race, beginning with next week’s event at Texas Motor Speedway. “Following a thorough review of all the test results by his attending physicians and in conjunction with the medical staff from NASCAR, Kyle Larson has been medically cleared to return to all NASCAR...
Via Rubbings Racing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson cleared to return to NASCAR action

Last year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year Kyle Larson has been cleared to return to racing action after missing last weekend’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Larson will return to the seat of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet for next weekend’s Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates released the following statement...
Via Tireball.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson cleared to race at Texas next weekend after fainting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kyle Larson has been cleared to return to NASCAR racing next weekend at Texas Motor Speedway after fainting last weekend during an autograph session. Chip Ganassi Racing said in a statement Thursday there has been a ''thorough review'' of all test results by his physicians and NASCAR's medical staff. The 22-year-old driver missed Sunday's race at Martinsville...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson medically cleared to return to Sprint Cup competition

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced Thursday afternoon that second-year driver Kyle Larson has been medically cleared to return to Sprint Cup Series competition in next weekend's Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.   The 22-year-old driver sat out Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway while undergoing tests at a Charlotte, North Carolina hospital after fainting...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson cleared to return to racing activities

“Following a thorough review of all the test results by his attending physicians and in conjunction with the medical staff from NASCAR, Kyle Larson has been medically cleared to return to all NASCAR related activities beginning at Texas Motor Speedway next weekend, April 10-11.” Kyle Larson will hold a media availability later this afternoon. More details to follow.CGR PR
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Larson Out of Hospital, Not Cleared to Race

Chip Ganassi Racing released a statement on Tuesday, March 31st saying that Kyle Larson was released from hospital last night, finishing up the final medical tests that he was required to do today. “He is currently waiting for final doctor recommendations in order to clear him to return to all NASCAR related activities,” the statement continues. Larson was hospitalized after...
Via On Pit Road
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Larson Out of Hospital, Not Cleared to Race

Chip Ganassi Racing released a statement on Tuesday, March 31st saying that Kyle Larson was released from hospital last night, finishing up the final medical tests that he was required to do today. “He is currently waiting for final doctor recommendations in order to clear him to return to all NASCAR related activities,” the statement continues. Larson was hospitalized after...
Via Rubbings Racing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson released from hospital

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kyle Larson has been released from a hospital after completing tests to determine why he fainted at Martinsville Speedway. Chip Ganassi Racing says in a statement the NASCAR driver was released from the hospital on Monday night, and completed medical tests on Tuesday. The team says Larson ''is currently waiting for final doctor recommendations in order to clear...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Statement from Target Chip Ganassi Racing regarding Kyle Larson

“After extensive testing and observation over the last few days, Kyle Larson was released from the hospital last night and has finished up final tests today. He is currently waiting for final doctor recommendations in order to clear him to return to all NASCAR related activities.”CGR PR
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson released from hospital, still not cleared to race

Kyle Larson, who missed Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway after fainting during an autograph session on Saturday at the track, has been released from a Charlotte, North Carolina hospital but his immediate future in racing remains uncertain. Chip Ganassi Racing announced Tuesday afternoon that Larson, the 2014 Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year, has not yet received medical...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson remains hospitalized two days after fainting at Martinsville Speedway

As of 6 p.m. Monday, Kyle Larson remains in a Charlotte hospital, where tests are ongoing to determine why he fainted during an autograph session Saturday at Martinsville Speedway. A spokesperson for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates told FOX Sports 1 reporter Alan Cavana that the team hoped Larson would be released sometime Monday night. The team spokesman said so far all of...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Subbing for Kyle Larson, Regan Smith involved in Martinsville accident

The 12th caution of Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway occurred on Lap 285 of 500 when several cars got together heading into Turn 3 after a restart.   As the field drove into the corner, the No. 6 Ford of Trevor Bayne got into the back of Michael Annett's No. 46 Chevrolet, sending him down the track, across the grass, over the curb and into the left side of Ryan Newman's...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Larson to Miss Martinsville; Regan Smith to Fill In

After fainting during an autograph session at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday afternoon, Kyle Larson will miss the STP 500. Larson was taken to Martinsville Hospital for evaluation “awake and alert” and everything checked out well, but was transferred to Carolina’s Memorial Hospital in Charlotte to be evaluated by a neurologist. Per Chip Ganassi Racing, everything came back...
Via Rubbings Racing
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Larson to Miss Martinsville; Regan Smith to Fill In

After fainting during an autograph session at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday afternoon, Kyle Larson will miss the STP 500. Larson was taken to Martinsville Hospital for evaluation “awake and alert” and everything checked out well, but was transferred to Carolina’s Memorial Hospital in Charlotte to be evaluated by a neurologist. Per Chip Ganassi Racing, everything came back...
Via On Pit Road
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Super sub Regan Smith answers call to replace Kyle Larson in STP 500

Super sub Regan Smith is at it again. The NASCAR XFINITY Series regular has been named the replacement driver for Kyle Larson, who fainted during an autograph session Saturday at Martinsville Speedway and remains under observation at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C. Smith, who has served as a fill-in driver on separate occasions for Tony Stewart and Kurt Busch over the...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Fellow competitors offer support to sidelined Kyle Larson

As new spread through Martinsville Speedway that Kyle Larson would miss Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, many of his fellow competitors took to Twitter to offer their support and wish him the best. 
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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