Tag Archive: Kyle Larson

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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Dec 19

Ganassi sets stout lineup for Rolex24 at Daytona

Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan will drive the No. 02 Target/Ford EcoBoost Riley Prototype

Scott Dixon & Tony KanaanTwo teams are set to compete at next month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, with plenty of Verizon IndyCar Series representation on each. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

How did Kyle Larson’s rookie season stack up?

Comparing Larson to some of the all-time greats

Austin Dillon- - Kyle Larson Kyle Larson completed one of the best rookie season in premier series history in 2014. While Victory Lane was just out of grasp for the 22-year-old, his overall numbers were comparable to some of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Opportunity to make an impression

NASCAR Drive For Diversity candidates hit the track at Langley Speedway

NASCAR logo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup clinch scenarios for Richmond

Fourteen Chase spots are now taken

Chase-logo With his win at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night, Kasey Kahne became the 13th winner of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season – and the 13th member of the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 28

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Bowyer, Biffle, Larson On Chase Hot Seats With Two To Go

NASCAR logo Clint Bowyer, Greg Biffle and Kyle Larson are playing a high stakes musical chairs game of sorts. At the moment, Bowyer and Biffle sit in the final two seats to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with Larson standing on the outside looking in at 17th on the current Chase Grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 16

Kyle Busch wins ‘sweet 16th’ at Bristol

Busch wins third straight Bristol Nationwide race

Kyle Busch Bristol Burnout - photo Jared C. Tilton Getty Images Busch holds off Kyle Larson, has 16 wins at Bristol in three national series Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

NASCAR Drive For Diversity And Rev Racing open K&N Pro Series East Season

Successful NASCAR Initiative Revs Up For Ninth Season 

NASCAR K&N Pro Series2008-08-22NASCAR Drive for Diversity and Rev Racing will open its K&N Pro Series East season at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday, March 17, building off a 2011 season highlighted by unprecedented on-track success.  Read the rest of this entry »

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