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Goody’s 500 Drivers’ Meeting Moved To Pit Road For Fans

Whether it’s before the race or during it, Martinsville Speedway prides itself on getting fans as close to the action as possible and the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot®500 on Oct. 26 will be no exception. In an effort to give fans more access than ever before, the historic half-mile track is moving the drivers’ meeting to pit road, just inside turn four. “Our number one...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Final Practice Times: GEICO 500

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Halloween Toyota 49.056 Leader 2 42 Kyle Larson Energizer Chevrolet 49.078 -0.022 3 5 Kasey Kahne Farmer’s Insurance Chevrolet 49.081 -0.025 4 24 Jeff Gordon Axalta Chevrolet 49.104 -0.048 5 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevrolet 49.112 -0.056 6 36[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR continues its Drive For Diversity

It wasn't long ago that Darrell Wallace Jr. was in this place, a teenager with late model experience looking to make a positive impression that would help him stand out in a crowded field of young, talented drivers. Now 21 and a three-time race winner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Wallace knows what the 20 drivers at Langley Speedway are going through as they competed...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Drive for Diversity program looking toward bright future of NASCAR

Earlier this week, a group of young drivers gathered at Langley Speedway in Virginia to showcase their talents behind the wheel, hone their skills off the track and try to impress some top brass within NASCAR. The Drive For Diversity combine is an event in which minority and women drivers are given the opportunity to advance their careers in the hopes of making it to one of NASCAR...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Picks: Geico 500 at Talladega

getty iamges After a wild weekend of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes to Talladega for the final race in the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Anything is possible in this one. Trying to pick a winner, or even a driver who will finish the race, is a crap-shoot. Still Tireball Sports will do its best to provide you weekly fantasy advice...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Energizer to Sponsor Larson at Talladega

CONCORD, N.C. – Kyle Larson will have a new set of colors on his No. 42 Chevrolet this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday. For the first time since joining Chip Ganassi Racing, Larson will have Energizer on the side of his car. The Chip Ganassi Racing team has a long relationship with Energizer on both the NASCAR and IndyCar side. “I’m really looking forward to racing...
Via Rubbings Racing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Opportunity To Make An Impression: NASCAR Drive For Diversity Candidates Hit The Track At Langley

It wasn’t long ago that Darrell Wallace Jr. was in this place, a teenager with Late Model experience looking to make a positive impression that would make him stand out in a crowded field of young, talented drivers. Now 21-years-old and a three-time race winner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Wallace knows what the 20 drivers at Langley Speedway are going through as they...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: McMurray and Larson Showing Strength Despite Missing Chase

JOPLIN, Mo. — Both the Chip Ganassi Racing drivers, Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson, have shown a lot of speed lately despite not capturing the cracker at the end of the event. McMurray had a great night behind the wheel of his No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet once again at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday night despite leading only five laps of the race. McMurray, who has had...
Via Rubbings Racing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson Scores Top-Five Finish at Charlotte

Kyle Larson and his Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) team hoped to return to Victory Lane at Charlotte Motor Speedway after Friday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race, but despite having a lightning-fast No. 42 Nature Made Chevrolet Camaro, multiple cautions proved that their machine wasn't as strong on short runs, and they were forced to settle with a fifth-place finish...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson Surprises Make-A-Wish Teen; Feinberg Named Honorary Starter

KYLE LARSON SURPRISES MAKE-A-WISH RECIPIENT – When Kyle Larson held his weekly media availability Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, there was an extra dimension to the event. Seventeen-year-old Make-a-Wish recipient Christian Keoleian of Clemmons, N.C., was ushered to Victory Circle, where he was introduced to Larson and posed with the driver in front of his No. 42 Nature’s...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What pressure? Rookie Larson just happy to be hunting wins

Looking for a driver capable of stealing some thunder from those in the Chase for the Sprint Cup in the final six races? No need to look very far. He has a clear target -- both literally and figuratively. That driver, of course, is rookie standout Kyle Larson, who drives the No. 42 Target-sponsored Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing and is targeting his first career victory in the...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nature Made® Partners with Larson for Charlotte NNS Race to help Launch KIDS FIRST Products

As the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) for the second and final time this season, Kyle Larson looks to return to Victory Lane as he welcomes Nature Made, a leading national vitamin and supplement brand, as the primary sponsor on his car.  The Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (TCGRFS) driver, who races for Turner Scott Motorsports...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson could be headed toward career similar to Kasey Kahne

Kyle Larson came up one spot short, again, Sunday at Kansas Speedway when he finished in second place for the third time in his rookie season in the Sprint Cup Series, a feat not accomplished by a first-year driver since Kasey Kahne was a runner-up five times a decade earlier. Kahne snagged his first Cup […]
Via Monday Morning Crew Chief
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Waiting game: Larson knows first Sprint Cup win around the corner

As rookie Kyle Larson continues to knock on the door of his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race victory, it's clear that sooner or later he will kick it down entirely. Larson, pilot of the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Chevrolet, finished second to Joey Logano in Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400, the second time in the last three races he's been the race...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Larson Fastest in Final Practice at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Unlike most practice sessions where the quickest time is set by a driver in the opening minutes; Kyle Larson posted the fastest time of Saturday afternoon’s final practice session at Kansas Speedway on his 20th lap. Recording a speed of 190.295 in his No. 42 Ganassi Chevrolet, the California native bested Kevin Harvick by .6 seconds — and placed himself...
Via Rubbings Racing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Young, Multicultural And Female Drivers Compete For Spot In NASCAR

Twenty multicultural and female race car drivers from the United States, Canada and Latin America will participate in the 11th Annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) Combine Oct. 13-15 with hopes of earning a spot in the 2015 NASCAR D4D Class in partnership with Rev Racing. The NASCAR D4D Combine – being held at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virgina, for the fourth consecutive...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson Overcomes Pit Road Penalties, Rallies for Sixth-Place Finish at Dover

Kyle Larson overcame two pit-road penalties on Saturdayafternoon at Dover International Speedway to bring home a solid sixth-place finish for Turner Scott Motorsports. The weekend started off with Larson posting the fourth- and 12th-fastest laps during the two scheduled NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) practice sessions. Larson followed up by advancing the No. 42 Cartwheel by Target...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Larson continues to impress with runner-up finish at Loudon

Kyle Larson did not make the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup. No one would know it, though, from his performance in the first two Chase races. After finishing an impressive third in last weekend's Chase opener at Chicagoland Speedway, the Sprint Cup Series rookie improved one position with a second-place showing in Sunday's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Unlike...
Via Fox Sports
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Right on Target: Rookie Kyle Larson eyeballing first Sprint Cup win

Kyle Larson has turned a lot of heads this season with quick success in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. What the rookie driver has yet to do is translate his success into a trip to Victory Lane. Will Sunday's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway be the race when it all finally comes together for the 22-year-old Chip Ganassi Racing driver? The last rookie to win a Sprint...
Via Fox Sports
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson Joins Martinsville Speedway’s Green Flag Experience Lineup

Last fall Kyle Larson made his Martinsville Speedway debut. When the talented rookie returns this fall, he will be a part of the Green Flag Experience prior to the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot®500 on Oct. 26. Larson, who is not only contending for Rookie of the Year honors, but also for wins week in and week out, will join Chase contenders Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Best in-car audio: Kyle Larson was '(expletive) bananas' at Chicagoland

NASCAR Race Hub's "Radioactive" once again brings you the best scanner sound from race weekend.  Kyle Larson may not have gotten the win in Chicago but he definitely turned some heads. One crew chief went so far as to call him '(expletive) bananas' ... high praise indeed. We also hear from a mad Clint Bowyer, a mad Danica Patrick and a happy Brad Keselowski...
Via Fox Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Gordon-Larson mutual admiration society meets in media center

As hard as they raced each other in the closing laps of Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Larson might as well have been at a tea social when they sat side-by-side at the dais in the track's media center. Gordon and Larson raced ferociously over the last six laps and finished second and third, respectively, behind race-winner Brad...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NSCS: Larson Nearly Plays Chase Spoiler, Receives Praise From Gordon

JOLIET, Ill. — Kyle Larson came from the back to the front at Chicagoland Speedway, ultimately bringing his No. 42 Target Chevrolet home in the third position in the MyAFibStory.com 400 on Sunday afternoon. Larson missed making the Chase for the Sprint Cup field of 16 drivers, leaving his Chip Ganassi Racing team to utilize the balance of the season to focus on getting to victory...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie Larson crashes the Chicagoland Chase party, finishes third

Rookie Kyle Larson barely missed out on being a member of the 16-driver Chase field last week at Richmond International Raceway, but Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway he tried to spoil the Chase party. Starting 42nd on the field after a practice crash on Saturday, Larson wasted no time working his way through the field in the opening stages of the MyAFibStory.com 400. Taking two tires...
Via Fox Sports
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Larson Claims Runner-Up Finish at Chicagoland

Making his fourth-career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday afternoon, Kyle Larson came up just short of the win, crossing the finish line in second position while scoring his career-best finish at the 1.5-mile track.   With Colgate® Enamel Health TM aboard the No. 42 Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) car for its second weekend in a row, Larson...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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