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Ganassi: Kyle Larson could someday start in Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Team owner Chip Ganassi is leaving the door open for rising NASCAR star Kyle Larson to someday compete in the Indianapolis 500. The 22-year-old Larson was signed by Ganassi as a developmental driver in 2012, shot through the Truck Series and Xfinity Series, and began racing full-time in the Sprint Cup Series last year. He has also raced for Ganassi in the 24 Hours...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Hisense 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Preview

The NASCAR XFINITY Series rolls right into the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the 34th annual Hisense 250. The race will serve as the 12th race of the season for the NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers. Kyle Larson, who will pilot the No. 42 this weekend, comes into the race as the defending race winner. The entry list features 42 drivers for the Hisense 250. Some of the faces include Kasey...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Hisense 300 at Richmond International Raceway Preview

The NASCAR XFINITY Series returns home, per say, for the Hisense 300 from Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 23. Last weekend’s race at Iowa produced a season first-time winner in Chris Buescher, the second victory of his career. In addition to win, Buescher took over the championship point lead and now holds an eight-point advantage over Ty Dillon. Last year, Buescher took...
Via Rubbings Racing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Truex, other heavy-hitters disappointed to miss All-Star Race

While 20 drivers are itching to strap in their cars and go to battle for the $1 million winner's purse in Saturday night's Sprint All-Star Race, 25 others who showed up at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday failed to make the main event. At least a few of the names are familiar ones, too. Among those unable to win the Sprint Fan Vote or earn one of the two transfer spots available...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson Racing Presents the Outlaw Kart Showcase

The most lucrative one-night event in Outlaw Kart racing history will take place on Tuesday, September 8 at Cycleland Speedway in Chico, Calif. The Outlaw Kart Showcase, presented by Kyle Larson Racing, will offer a $20,000 purse in the Outlaw Kart Open Division with a staggering $5,000 going to the overall high point earner during the night. The Outlaw Kart Showcase will also host...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Larson’s Optimistic at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. – Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet, was one of a hand full of drivers that tested at Richmond a few weeks back. The weather for the test had a strong cloud cover and Larson had a positive and strong test. Weather forecast for Saturday’s Toyota Owners 400 from Richmond International Raceway is supposed to be cloudy and rainy. “The more consistent...
Via Rubbings Racing
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson Leaves Bristol with Solid Run

The beginning of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season isn’t exactly how sophomore driver Kyle Larson would have wanted it to start off. Over the course of the first eight races, Larson has no top-fives and three top-10 finishes. But Larson missed the sixth race of the season at Martinsville, when on the eve of race day he fainted at a fan appearance. Regan Smith filled in and drove...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson survives scare after running into Landon Cassill

Sophomore driver Kyle Larson used a bit of pit strategy to grab the race lead just past the 345-lap mark of Sunday's Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up To Cancer at Bristol Motor Speedway, but he had a big scare just a handful of laps later. Maintaining a large lead over the rest of the field, Larson was working behind lapped traffic when he made contact with Landon...
Via Fox Sports
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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
April 12, 2015  |  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
April 10, 2015  |  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
April 08, 2015  |  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
April 02, 2015  |  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
April 02, 2015  |  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
April 02, 2015  |  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
April 02, 2015  |  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
April 02, 2015  |  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
April 02, 2015  |  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
April 02, 2015  |  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
March 31, 2015  |  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
March 31, 2015  |  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
March 31, 2015  |  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
March 30, 2015  |  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
March 29, 2015  |  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
March 29, 2015  |  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
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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