KYLE LARSON NEWS

Diamond in the rough Larson will be a thorn in side of competition

Kyle Larson, the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year has it all: The talent is there, the speed is there, the "wow" factor is there. I think we're looking at someone who's a mixture of about three or four different drivers. And when I say that, I see in him everyone from Kyle Busch to Tony Stewart to a Jeff Gordon. I mean, he's pretty phenomenal to be in those ranks...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Next Alumni Sweep Sunoco Rookie of the Year Awards

For the first time since the NASCAR Next initiative was created in 2011, three of its alumni captured the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Awards in NASCAR’s national series. Kyle Larson took home the honor in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Chase Elliott added the accolade to his resume in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and Ben Kennedy earned the recognition competing in the NASCAR Camping...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon's son has adorable reaction to Larson winning NASCAR ROY

Leo Gordon just might be the biggest little Kyle Larson fan in the world. 
Via Shake and Bake
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie of the Year: Kyle Larson runs away with the Sprint Cup honor

If you could sum up Kyle Larson's rookie season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with one word, it might just be "almost." The driver of the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Chevrolet was a threat for the win on multiple occasions, finishing the highest in the season standings than any other driver not to qualify for the 16-driver Chase field, and earning the 2014 Rookie of the Year title. Entering...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson Dominates Final Nationwide Series Race of 2014 at Homestead

Kyle Larson and his Turner Scott Motorsports team went out with a bang in the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) grand finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, leading 111 of the 200-lap race before two heart-pounding green/white/checkered flag finishes left Larson with a third-place finish. Coming up just 0.06 seconds short of claiming the NNS pole, Larson and the No. 42 Cartwheel...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NNS: Matt Kenseth beats Larson on restart to win Ford EcoBoost 300; Elliott crowned champion

On a final green-white-checkered restart, Matt Kenseth would get by Kyle Larson and lead the final two laps en route to scoring the victory. It marks Kenseth’s 29th career Nationwide Series victory, and his first of the season. “It’s been a long time since I’d won a race in anything,” Kenseth acknowledged in victory lane. “It’s nice to get this for (crew chief) Kevin...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NNS: OPR Staff and Fan Fantasy Results for Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

On Saturday night at the Ford EcoBoost 300, Matt Kenseth would score the victory after getting by Kyle Larson on the last lap.   The Picks Tayler Stiles, Tyler Sontag, Tim Johnston, Brooke Clarke, Ashley McCubbin, Ronald Costigan, Terry Wagner picked Chase Elliott, Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch. Elliott finished 17th, with Keselowski eighth and Busch second. Points: 28+37+43...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenseth returns to victory lane, Penske wins owner’s title

Matt Kenseth muscled the lead away from Kyle Larson on the final green-white-checkered restart to win Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300.  Kenseth started to drive away from everyone before a late caution bunched up the field with six laps to go at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Kenseth hasn’t been in victory lane since the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Kansas Speedway last...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NNS: Ford Ecoboost 300 at Homestead-Miami Race Results

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Holding off a hard-charging Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson, Matt Kenseth scored the win in the Nationwide Series season-ending Ford Ecoboost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway– sending crew chief Kevin Kidd on to his next venture as a winner. Despite clinching the series championship one week ago at Phoenix International Raceway, Saturday night’s race wasn’t a...
Via Rubbings Racing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson is obsessed with TV -- just not on Thanksgiving

Back in early June, Kyle Larson tweeted that he had purchased his first house – a sprawling abode that is clearly not your typical "starter home."
Via Shake and Bake
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wallace wins at Homestead; Crafton claims another Truck title

After breathtaking three-wide racing during the final 20-lap green-flag run, Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. held off hard-charging Keystone Light Polesitter Kyle Larson to win Friday night's Ford EcoBoost 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Behind the wild battle for the victory, Matt Crafton ran ninth and won an unprecedented second...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Bubba Wallace Wins Following Fantastic Battle with Larson

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — On a big night for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Darrell Wallace, Jr. shined under the Miami lights and took victory after one of the most exciting battles we have seen all year. Kyle Larson led a race-high 96 laps in the Ford EcoBoost 200 and took a couple runs at Wallace in the final 15 laps while Matt Crafton and Kyle Busch came home with other pieces...
Via Rubbings Racing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrell Wallace Jr. wins truck series race at Homestead, full results for Ford EcoBoost 200

Darrell Wallace Jr. won Friday’s running of the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The driver of the No. 54 finished ahead of Kyle Larson and Timothy Peters to claim the win in the final truck series race of the season. Matt Crafton finished ninth and earned his second straight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship. Camping World Truck Series Results for...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson holds no grudge toward Newman for Phoenix move

Kyle Larson says it took him about 10 minutes to get over his displeasure with Ryan Newman after last week's final-lap incident at Phoenix International Raceway. "No, I didn't want to kick his butt," said Larson, standing in front of his hauler and standing on the cusp of wrapping up his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year season. "He called...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Ford Ecoboost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway Race Results

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Darrell Wallace Jr. won the battle, but Matt Crafton won the war. Making his way to the lead following a late-race restart, Wallace Jr. held off the night’s dominant driver — Kyle Larson — to score his fourth Camping World Truck Series win of the season during the Ford Ecoboost 200. As Wallace celebrated in victory lane, Crafton did the same on the frontstretch–...
Via Rubbings Racing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Kyle Larson wins the pole for Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

At the end of qualifying for the Ford EcoBoost 200, it’d be Kyle Larson scoring his second career pole award with a lap of 31.988 seconds. Larson is looking to score the victory for Turner-Scott Motorsports after coming close earlier this year at Eldora Raceway in a late race duel. Ryan Blaney would qualify second as he looks to score the victory and as many points as possible...
Via On Pit Road
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson 'was upset for 10 minutes' with Newman after Phoenix

In the moments immediately after Ryan Newman knocked him out of the way on the final lap of last Sunday's Chase elimination race at Phoenix International Raceway, Kyle Larson was admittedly a bit perturbed. But once he realized Newman had to have that position -- 11th -- to beat Jeff Gordon and claim the final spot in the Championship 4, rookie Larson quickly calmed down. "...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Larson Scores Ford EcoBoost 200 Pole

Kyle Larson will start the 19th annual Ford EcoBoost 200 from the pole after a fast time of 32.252 seconds, 167.431 mph. The pole will mark the second of the season for the 21-year-old competitor. The last time he started on the pole in a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, which was at the Pocono Raceway back in August, Larson led 21 laps of the event and later finished 18th...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Truck Series: Starting lineup, green flag and tv info for Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead

The final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race of the season will take place on Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, FL. Beginning the race on the pole will be Kyle Larson. He will be joined by Ryan Blaney on the front front row for the Ford EcoBoost 200. Coverage of Friday’s race will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 8:00 pm ET with the green flag waiving...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson wins truck series pole at Homestead, qualifying results for Ford EcoBoost200

Kyle Larson won the pole for Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The driver of the No. 42 truck will be joined by Ryan Blaney on the front row for the running of the Ford EcoBoost 200. This is the final truck race of the season. Coverage of Friday’s race will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 8:00 pm ET with the green flag waiving...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR star Kyle Larson to race at Perris Auto Speedway on Thanksgiving

Young NASCAR Sprint Cup star Kyle Larson will be racing at the 74th Running of the Turkey Night Grand Prix at Perris Auto Speedway on Thanksgiving night.  It will be the popular 22-year-old star’s first appearance on a dirt track since racing in the Chili Bowl Midget event in Tulsa, Oklahoma last January.  The longest running and most prestigious Midget race in the nation, the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson comments on Ryan Newman’s last lap pass at Phoenix

Ryan Newman advanced into the final round for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship thanks to a last lap pass of Kyle Larson. Newman needing one spot bumped into the No. 42 of Larson knocking him out of the way and making the pass. “Coming to the finish, there were a lot of cars racing really hard,’’ Larson said in a statement provided by Chip Ganassi Racing. “I knew...
Via Tireball.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase racing means never having to say you’re sorry

Ryan Newman has no reason to apologize. Sure, Newman dive-bombed Sunoco Rookie of the Year front-runner Kyle Larson on the final lap of Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, but there were extenuating circumstances. For Newman, that one move, made in the final two corners of the final lap of the final race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson Says He Understands

the last lap move Ryan Newman made at Phoenix. Brad Keselwoski is in while Joey Logano is out in the #22 car at Miami for the Nationwide Series race.
Via The Pit Stop
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Larson to Race With Turner Scott Motorsports at Homestead

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Turner Scott Motorsports announced Monday that Kyle Larson will compete in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Friday at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Larson will pilot the No. 42 Chevrolet with sponsorship backing from Parker Hannifin Corporation. The company is the world leader in motion and control technologies. Parker Hannifin also announced that...
Via Rubbings Racing
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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