Tag Archive: Kyle Larson

Sep 10

Kyle Larson foils Truex, snags Richmond win in regular-season finale

Federated Auto Parts 400

A caution on Lap 397 of a scheduled 400 in Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 turned what looked like a coronation for Martin Truex Jr. into an unexpected overtime victory for Kyle Larson, as the field of 16 drivers was set for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.

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Aug 13

Kyle Larson foils Truex to boost Michigan winning streak (+video)

“This win feels amazing to steal one in a way”

Kyle Larson steamed to his third victory of the season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday, making a bold move in an overtime restart for his third straight Michigan International Speedway win. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 15

Coors Light Pole to Truex after Larson’s car flunks New Hampshire inspection

Larson, who had swept all three rounds of qualifying, will now start at the rear of the 39-car field

Martin Truex Jr. was declared the Coors Light Pole Award winner Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, taking the No. 1 starting position after Kyle Larson’s apparent pole-winning lap was disallowed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Sonoma and Iowa

Larson Wins Second Race Of Season, Takes Back Points Lead

NASCAR logoKyle Larson led a race-high 96 laps on his way to his second win of the season in last Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. In the process, he passed Martin Truex Jr. for the points lead and now holds a five-marker advantage over him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

Kyle Larson fends off restart challengers for Michigan win

Two weeks ago at Dover, Kyle Larson took a painful master class in restarts from Professor Jimmie Johnson

In Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, Larson graduated with high honors, using a series of exceptional restarts to win his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season and his second in a row, dating to last August, at the 2-mile track in the Irish Hills. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Kyle Larson wins Coors Light Pole at Michigan

“We made some good adjustments there for that final round” – Larson

Kyle Larson photo Getty Images Martin Truex Jr. thought he had the pole for Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 — until Kyle Larson made the last run in the final round of Friday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

Jimmie Johnson tames Dover in ot, ties Yarborough on all-time list

AAA 400 Drive for Autism

Jimmie Johnson passed Kyle Larson on an overtime restart to roar to his third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season Sunday at Dover International Speedway, tying NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough on the all-time win list. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

Will Toyota’s Martin Truex Jr. win the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

It was a scary scene, but there was a great payoff for Martin Truex Jr last weekend in Kansas

Martin Truex Jr à Las Vegas © Chris Graythen - Getty ImagesDespite the fiery scare involving Joey Logano, Danica Patrick and Aric Almirola, Truex crossed the checkered paint first. It was his first victory since Las Vegas in March and his third top five finish of the year, which is more than enough to keep him breathing down the neck of Kyle Larson in the series.

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May 01

2017 Sprint Cup Championship Odds Update

Forget the season heating up; it’s heated, it’s hot and it’s lit!

‫Jimmie Johnson-Atlanta - photo  © Nascar Getty Images - Jeff Zelevansky Jimmie Johnson tops the odds book and is also going for his third consecutive victory this weekend at the Toyota Owners 400. After battling tooth and nail last weekend to slip out a win, he’ll have his work cut out for him because the whole lot will be riding his tail.

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Apr 30

Joey Logano wins at Richmond in 300th start after starting from the rear

Series points leader Kyle Larson placed 14th after starting 18th

Joey Logano landed in Victory Lane for the first time this season, winning Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Kyle Larson fends off late chaos for victory after 3 consecutive runner-up finishes

Larson breaks runner-up streak with win at Auto Club

http://static.nascar.com/content/dam/nascar/articles/2017/3/26/hero/larson-jubo.jpgWhat a difference one position makes. After three straight second-place finishes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, polesitter Kyle Larson finally found Victory Lane, pulling away after an overtime restart to win Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 20

Ryan Newman holds off Kyle Larson to win in wild finish at Phoenix

Newman’s 18th career victory was his second at Phoenix

When the winner of Sunday’s Camping World 500 was announced, officials might have thought for a moment that they got the wrong envelope, a la Warren Beatty at the Oscars.
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Mar 06

Brad Keselowski surges late for Atlanta victory

Keselowski holds off Larson for Atlanta win
Thanks to the unintentional generosity of the dominant driver in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, opportunistic Brad Keselowski won the second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season.

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Jan 28

INDYCAR drivers have prevalent storylines for Rolex 24 At Daytona

Practice and qualifying for the Rolex 24 will be held Jan. 28

Chip Ganassi RacingFor Verizon IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Graham Rahal, the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona sports car race this weekend offers a stark contrast of “out with the old, in with the new.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 30

Dixon, Kanaan Set To Defend Rolex 24 Titles

The same quartet drove to victory in this year’s Rolex 24

Kyle Larson, Tony Kanaan, Scott Dixon, and Jamie McMurrayScott Dixon has more than a Verizon IndyCar Series championship to defend in 2016. Now the 35-year-old New Zealander is set up to do so. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Kyle Busch takes Indy for third victory in row

No. 18 driver gives Toyota its first victory at the Brickyard

Kyle Busch takes Indy for third victory in row

“I guess Kyle’s back,” a disappointed Logano said after the race, uttering perhaps the biggest understatement in the modern era of stock car racing.
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Mar 29

Larson taken to hospital after fainting

Driver of No. 42 became ill during appearance at Martinsville Speedway

Larson taken to hospital after faintingKyle Larson was taken to a local hospital for a check-up after fainting at an appearance Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

Ford EcoBoosts of Chip Ganassi Racing 1-2 in Patrón Endurance Cup at halfway mark of 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Corvette Racing (GTLM), Riley Motorsports (GTD) Maintain Class Leads

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo After scoring a maximum five points in the opening segment, the No. 01 entry driven by Scott Pruett, Joey Hand, Charlie Kimball and Sage Karam finished the second segment in the third position while the team’s No. 02 entry driven by Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson, Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon was second at the end of each segment. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

Rolex 24: New Year, new opportunities

There is an old adage in motor sports

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo “To race is to live; all the rest is just waiting.”  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Larson, McMurray to drive in Rolex 24 at Daytona

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Sprint Cup drivers will help pilot one entry

Larson, McMurray to drive in Rolex 24 At DaytonaChip Ganassi Racing announced Thursday that Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray will compete in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the season-opening event in the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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