At least 12 cars and drivers will head to the back for the Daytona 500. Trevor Bayne, AJ Allmendinger, Kyle Larson, Johnny Sauter, Ryan Newman, David Ragan, Danica Patrick, Austin Dillon, Bobby Labonte, and Sam Hornish Jr. will roll out back up cars. Regan Smith and Matt Crafton drop to the back because of driver changes.
Only five drivers posted laps in the fifth practice session. This is also the final practice before tonight’s Gatorade Duels in Daytona. Kyle Larson posted the fastest lap of 192.699 mph.
Very little is guaranteed in NASCAR, but if Kyle Larson stays out of trouble during the Daytona 500, he should easily have a career best finish this week. Last year he was 38th in the 500 and 36th in the Coke Zero 400.
Kyle Larson was competing in his first Sprint Unlimited and as a result, he scored his best result in this race. Finishing fifth, he completed a sweep of the top-five by drivers recording their best-ever results.
Today’s race marked the sixth Rolex 24 At Daytona win for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) in just 12 attempts.
A three-way battle between NASCAR’s Kyle Larson and dirt-track veterans Danny Lasoski and Stevie Smith ended in favor of the Sprint Cup rookie of the year as he won the A-Main on Night 2 of the Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah (Ariz.) Speedway.
A pair of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars and the "King of the Outlaws" will serve as marquee names for this week’s inaugural running of the Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown in Arizona.
Chip Ganassi and Harry Scott, Jr. announced today that they have joined forces to field a one-car NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) entry beginning in 2015.
Kyle Larson finished off the 2014 season with a 13th-place finish, which was his 24th top 15 in 36 races, and easily won the Rookie of the Year honors.
If Kyle Larson finishes in the top 15 at Homestead it will be his third consecutive result in that range. He finished seventh at Texas and was 13th at Phoenix last week.
Kyle Larson will reunite with former sponsor ParkerStore for a multi-year, multi-series partnership starting with the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event of the season, the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
In the final corner of the final lap, Kyle Larson got muscled out of the groove and slammed into the wall. He faded from 11th to 13th, but that was still enough to make him the top finishing rookie of the Quicken Loans 500k.
Kyle Larson, Justin Allgaier, and Austin Dillon were all lined up in the Saturday morning practice session for the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500k. Larson had the 12th-quickest 10-lap average with Allgaier 13th, and Dillon 14th.
Kyle Larson posted the second fastest lap in the first practice session for the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500k at Phoenix International Raceway with a speed of 141.471 mph to Kevin Harvick’s 141.521.