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Winless drivers have two more shots to lock up spots in Chase

The formula for making NASCAR's postseason under the new Chase format is easy. Win and you're in. A driver can get into the Chase through points, but a victory alleviates any concern of missing out. With two races left in the regular season, 12 different winners have clinched berths in the Chase. Of the winless drivers, Matt Kenseth and Ryan Newman can feel somewhat comfortable...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Statement from Harry Scott Jr. Regarding Turner Scott Motorsports

“Turner Scott Motorsports remains in operation and will compete in this weekend’s NASCAR events. TSM’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race teams represented by the No. 42 driven by Kyle Larson and the No. 31 driven by Dylan Kwasniewski will complete this weekend as scheduled at Atlanta Motor Speedway. “The No. 31 driven by Ben Kennedy and the No. 32 driven by Cameron Hayley in...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Harry Scott Jr. Statement Regarding TSM

"Turner Scott Motorsports remains in operation and will compete in this weekend's NASCAR events. TSM's NASCAR Nationwide Series race teams represented by the No. 42 driven by Kyle Larson and the No. 31 driven by Dylan Kwasniewski will complete this weekend as scheduled at Atlanta Motor Speedway.   "The No. 31 driven by Ben Kennedy and the No. 32 driven by Cameron...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson Bolsters RIR's 3-Wide Fan Hospitality

At age 22, Kyle Larson already has a distinguished racing career. 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Rookie of the Year and Champion? Check. 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year? Check. 2014 TOYOTA OWNERS 400 pole sitter at Richmond International Raceway? Check. Larson will check off yet another item to his growing list of accolades by coming through RIR’s 3-Wide Fan...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Almirola, Vickers and Larson trigger first big wreck at Bristol

The first major incident of Saturday's Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway took place on Lap 125 of 500 when Aric Almirola, Brian Vickers and Kyle Larson raced three-wide off Turn 4. As the trio of cars came off pit road, Vickers' No. 55 Toyota appeared to go up the track, squeezing Larson's No. 42 Chevrolet into the outside wall. Vickers then shot back down...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson could be favorite to make Chase of those still left outside

Seven drivers are currently in or within realistic striking distance of one of the four remaining open spots for the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup, but the driver with the least amount of experience might have the best chance to sneak in. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Kyle Larson has all of 86 starts […]
Via Monday Morning Crew Chief
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Larson Paces First Practice at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Currently sitting 14th in points and needing a good run to get back into Chase contention, rookie Kyle Larson got his weekend off to a good start by leading Friday’s first Cup Series practice session at Bristol Motor Speedway. On the 71st of his 72 total laps, Larson put down a lap of 14.638 seconds, 131.083 mph to take over the top spot on the board. Larson was...
Via Sicknissified
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson fastest in opening Cup practice at Bristol

Rookie of the Year candidate Kyle Larson was the fastest in the opening NASCASR Sprint Cup Series practice session for the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol. Larson ran 72 laps with his 71st being his fastest. He was followed by Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Brian Vickers and Dale Earnhardt Jr. The spring winner Carl Edwards was ninth in practice was last years winner of this race...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson lead Food City 300 practice at Bristol Motor Speedway

On Thursday afternoon at Bristol, Nationwide Series Points Leader Chase Elliott would lead the first practice for the Food City 300, while Kyle Larson would lead the second and final practice. Elliott led the first practice with a lap of 15.559 seconds in his No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet. The second generation driver enters this weekend leading the point standings by 10 points...
Via On Pit Road
7 days 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
10 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
11 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
11 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
14 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
19 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
27 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
27 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
27 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...
Via Sicknissified
27 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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Starting Lineup

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Via Sicknissified
27 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
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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