Kyle Larson morphing into elite driver

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Nobody doubted Kyle Larson and his elite talent, going into this season. That’s what made him a top prize in silly season, last year. Up until 2021, however, it came in flashes; be it from mid-tier equipment at Chip Ganassi Racing or his termination for using a racial slur. He never took the next step into elite driver […] READ MORE


Three big stories: Dover

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Some things never change at the Monster Mile. The NASCAR Cup Series entered mid-season form with 400 miles at Dover International Speedway. Hendrick Motorsports put on a statement drive with a 1-2-3-4 finish. Moreover, Alex Bowman takes next step of development with victory at Dover? Finally, Kyle Larson comes up short, after yet another dominant drive. Without further […] READ MORE


The White Zone: Low-downforce excellence

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As the laps ticked away, Kyle Larson capitalized on Martin Truex Jr. dealing with lap traffic. With eight laps to go, he came upon the lapped cars of Ryan Newman and Tyler Reddick. The former of whom is notoriously difficult to overtake. “Well, they’re both really aggressive drivers, so I didn’t want to get stuck behind them because I […] READ MORE


Kyle Larson shows talent with bold move

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Not that anybody doubted Kyle Larson‘s talent, but he flexed it in the closing laps, Sunday, at Darlington Raceway, with a daring overtake. In the waning laps of the Goodyear 400, Larson ran second, trying to close in on Martin Truex Jr., who had the race in check. With eight laps remaining, Truex overtook the lapped cars […] READ MORE


Three big stories: Atlanta

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That’s a wrap from Atlanta. Ryan Blaney made it six different winners in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, after he overtook Kyle Larson in the closing laps of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. There’s much to discuss, but here’s what I consider the three big stories of Atlanta. Three big stories: Atlanta No. 1 […] READ MORE


How NASCAR drivers prepare for dirt racing

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — As the laps wound down, Friday, Kyle Larson set his sights on race leader Chris Ferguson. To catch him, he all but banzai’d his way through the turns. To the point he about hit the Turn 4 wall multiple times. Alas, Larson ran out of laps and finished runner-up in the Super Late Model […] READ MORE


Three big stories: Phoenix

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NASCAR waved the checkered flag on its truncated west coast swing, Sunday. From Kyle Larson‘s roller coaster afternoon and Bubba Wallace‘s great run to the low-downforce package, here’s my three big stories from Phoenix Raceway. Three big stories: Phoenix No. 1: Kyle Larson’s roller coaster afternoon Calling Larson’s afternoon in the valley of the Sun is an […] READ MORE


Kyle Larson to No. 5 Hendrick car in 2021

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Let’s be honest. Most of us saw this Kyle Larson news coming. Hendrick Motorsports announced, Wednesday, that Larson will take over the No. 88 Chevrolet (renumbered No. 5 for 2021), vacated by Alex Bowman, in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. “Kyle is unquestionably one of the most talented race car drivers in the world,” team owner […] READ MORE


Larson Stays Hot to Win Ironman 55

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Kyle Larson continued his dominant run, as he won the $20,000 payday that is the Ironman 55, Saturday. Larson Stays Hot to Win Ironman Despite a massive tumble at Huset’s, Larson came back with a victory in Pevely, Mo. to win the Federated Auto Parts Ironman 55. By far, it was his toughest challenge during […] READ MORE


Knoxville Entry List Announced for first WoO race back

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This morning, World of Outlaws fans saw the Knoxville Entry List announced for Friday night’s return to racing at the Sprint Car Capital of the World. Headlined by a plethora of sprint car talent from the Outlaws and Knoxville as well as a pair of NASCAR drivers, the loaded entry list was made public on […] READ MORE