Drivers bash high-drag aero package introduced at Indianapolis

Going into Sunday's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, few in the NASCAR Sprint Cup garage knew what to expect throughout the race. The sanctioning body introduced a new high-drag aero package with the hopes of creating more drafting and pack racing throughout the field. While the teams had three lengthy practice sessions on Friday, most teams worked on single-car runs...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Windows 10 400 Driver Appearances and Autograph Session

The Windows 10 400 race weekend, taking place at Pocono Raceway from July 31st – August 2nd, will include exclusive driver appearances and autograph sessions featuring some of NASCAR’s top drivers and rising stars. Featured NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) drivers currently include Trevor Bayne, Kyle Busch, David Gilliland, Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth, Kyle Larson...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Brickyard 400 Advance Notes

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race:                     Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at The Brickyard –160 laps/400 miles #Brickyard400 Track:                    Indianapolis Motor Speedway (2.5-mile oval) @IMS Drivers:                @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars:                     No....
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Announces Partnership with Dixie Chopper and Big Machine Records

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi announced today a partnership with Dixie Chopper and Big Machine Records for the NASCAR XFINITY Series event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) on Saturday, July 25 at 3:30 p.m. EDT on NBC. Both companies will be on board the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro driven by Kyle Larson. Dixie Chopper, a Textron, Inc. company, revolutionized the entire lawn...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Larson Leads 5-Hour Energy 301 Friday Practice at New Hampshire

In the only practice ahead of qualifying this evening, Kyle Larson would top the charts with a lap of 28.486 seconds. Larson continues to search for his first career Sprint Cup Series victory. This would be the perfect time to earn it as it’d allow him to punch his ticket for the Chase for the Championship. Coming off of his second victory of the year, Kyle Busch was second quickest...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Results for first Sprint Cup practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Kyle Larson was fastest in Friday's first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Check out the complete results for Friday's first 5-Hour Energy 301 practice by clicking here.
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson Marks Racing to partner with Kick-It, Honor Jeff Gordon at Knoxville Nationals

Kick-It, a program and partner of the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation, which raises money for pediatric cancer research, will again join Larson Marks Racing, a World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series team, for the 2015 Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway. The Larson Marks Racing No. 2, driven by Shane Stewart, will honor four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon,...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

All you need to know about the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

Another damp weekend and a new aerodynamic package have put Sprint Cup teams on their toes at Kentucky Speedway. Wet weather forced NASCAR to cancel qualifying early on Friday, giving Kyle Larson the pole for the Quaker State 400 with Brad Keselowski slated to start second. This marks the first time Sprint Cup teams will run the new aerodynamic package, but teams have not had as...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Qualifying rainout puts Kyle Larson on pole for Quaker State 400

Kyle Larson got good news Friday afternoon when NASCAR canceled Sprint Cup Series qualifying for Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 race at Kentucky Speedway. With the field set by rainout rules, Larson will start on the pole for the 18th Cup race of the season because he posted the fastest time in the only practice the elements have allowed so far this week. Larson ran a lap at...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson wins Kentucky pole, Quaker State 400 qualifying results

Kyle Larson will lead a field of 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars to the green flag for Saturday’s running of the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky. The driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet will be joined by Brad Keselowski on the front row. Brad Keselowski won this race a year ago. He will start second for Saturday night’s race. NBC Sports Network will again have coverage of...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson leads final Sprint Cup practice at Kentucky Speedway

After extensive track drying efforts throughout the day on Friday, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series was finally to hit the track for the longest practice session of the weekend. With the new aerodynamic package in use for the first time this weekend, as well as two days of testing washed away with rain, Friday evening's session was beneficial for the teams trying to wrap their hands...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Starting lineup: Rain gives Kyle Larson pole for Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway

Persistent wet weather led NASCAR to cancel qualifying Friday afternoon at Kentucky Speedway. Under the NASCAR rulebook, Kyle Larson will start on the pole after being fastest in the weekend's first practice, with Brad Keselowski starting second.  Take a look at the full starting line up for Saturday's Quaker State 400: 
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rain Washes Out Sprint Cup Series Qualifying at Kentucky: Kyle Larson Awarded Pole

Rain has been the story of the week thus far at the Kentucky Speedway. On Friday afternoon, Sprint Cup Series and qualifying was declared cancelled due to a heavy downpour that hit the track around noon eastern time and lasted all afternoon. The rule book sets the starting grid by speeds in the first practice session, which is the only time that the Cup Series cars have been on track...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rain cancels Sprint Cup, Xfinity qualifying at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) Rain returned to Kentucky Speedway on Friday and canceled qualifying for the Sprint Cup and Xfinity series races. Starting grids have been set by the rule book, with Kyle Larson on the pole beside Brad Keselowski for Saturday night's 400-mile Cup race at the 1.5-mile track. Larson posted the fastest practice speed of 182.537 mph. J.J. Yeley's top speed of 174.967...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson skips XFINITY race to focus on Cup race

Kyle Larson decided to forego the NASCAR XFINITY Series race Saturday at Daytona to focus on Sunday’s Coke Zero 400.. “The XFINITY cars and the Cup cars don’t race anything alike, I don’t think, on superspeedways,” Larson said. “The style of racing is not my favorite.” Larson, who is 18th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings and needs to win a race to secure a...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson visits the Indianapolis Motor Speedway VNR

Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing and one of NASCAR's rising stars, visited the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday, June 30, in advance of the Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard on Sunday, July 26. Larson drove media around the famed 2.5-mile oval in a 1994 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Pace Car from the inaugural Brickyard...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson to drive purple Viva Vantage car at Sonoma

Viva Vantage will be prominently displayed on the No. 42 Chevrolet SS driven by Kyle Larson this weekend at Sonoma Raceway. Larson will trade in his normally red and white Target colors for a purple car this weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the first road course event of the season. Though 14 races this season Larson had a top-five and five finishes inside the top-10.  
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson was OK with calculated risk—even though it failed

Given his position in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings, Kyle Larson understands that his No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing team may have to go for broke to win a race and qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR sprint Cup. That’s exactly what happened on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, when Larson’s crew chief, Chris Heroy, kept the car on the track in hopes it would be...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Fire ‘Em Up Friday – Pocono and Texas Edition

Matthew T. Thacker/NKP Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 June 5, 2015 The NASCAR schedule opens the month of June with action from both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, although the two will be in two different locations for the weekend. The Cup Series cars will head to the “Tricky Triangle” of Pocono Raceway, while the...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Larson looking for answers during puzzling sophomore slump

DOVER, Del. (AP) Kyle Larson sounded like so many defeated drivers who could only watch as Jimmie Johnson hoisted his 10th winner's trophy at Dover. ''I figured it would be tough to have a shot at Jimmie,'' Larson said. While Johnson has left a trail of contenders in his dirty air over the last 13 years at Dover, Larson at least left the track feeling a bit like a winner. The NASCAR...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Comeback kid: Kyle Larson rebounds at Dover and aims to build on it

What a difference a week makes for sophomore Sprint Cup driver Kyle Larson. After struggling at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the Coca-Cola 600 the previous week, Larson was able to rebound last Sunday at Dover International Speedway and record his best finish of the season to date. "Really happy with how our team rebounded from last week," Larson said after his third-pace finish. ...
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June 02, 2015  |  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...
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May 11, 2015  |  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...
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April 25, 2015  |  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...
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April 22, 2015  |  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...
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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