With only one minute remaining on the clock, Kyle Larson posted the fastest single lap in practice for the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. His fastest lap was 129.833 mph, which was 0.142 seconds faster than Matt Kenseth.
Kyle Larson has started only one previous race at Watkins Glen International and he was not very impressive in time trials last year. He posted the 23rd-fastest lap and was forced to come from the middle of the pack.
Sprint Cup driver Kyle Larson tops the speed chart in the Final Practice session for the XFINITY Series Zippo 200 at The Glen at Watkins Glen International.
Kyle Larson snapped a long streak of bad luck in the Crown Royal Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard. His ninth-place finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was his first top-10 in six starts and it broke a three-race streak of finishes in the 30s.
Kyle Larson posted the quickest 10-lap average in the second practice session among the three drivers who went that far. His speed was 174.896 mph during his first 10 laps on the track.
Kyle Larson was the only driver to post at least 10 consecutive laps at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Friday morning’s practice session with a speed of 175.313 mph from laps eight through 17.
Kyle Larson posted the fastest single fastest time in Friday morning’s practice for the 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with a speed of 133.708 mph.
After posting the fastest single lap in the first practice session on Friday morning—and winning the pole in the process when rain canceled qualification—Kyle Larson backed up his time with another league-leading session in final practice with a speed of 178.412 mph.
Persistent rain suspended nearly all of the morning practices at Kentucky and caused NASCAR to make an early announcement that qualification would also be canceled. Kyle Larson will lead the field to green after setting the fastest time in the abbreviated practice.
Kyle Larson had the fastest single lap in an abbreviated morning practice session at Kentucky Speedway. His top speed was 182.537 mph, which was nearly 9/10ths of a mile better than second-place Brad Keselowski.
Kyle Larson set a new track record at Sonoma Raceway with as speed of 96.868 mph. His top speed was recorded in the first practice session, but he slipped to fourth in the final rundown.
Kyle Larson sits 18th in the points’ standings and is 39 markers out of Chase contention. It might be safe to assume he is in a sophomore slump after last year’s solid rookie run, but he has top-10s in one-third of his 2015 starts
Crew chief Chris Heroy left Kyle Larson on track during the final restart and gambled on rain shortening the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. He was correct about the rain coming, but the No. 42 was three laps short of winning when he had to pit for fuel.
Kyle Larson’s two previous finishes at Michigan have been about as contradictory as possible. He finished eighth in this race last year, but crashed to finish dead last in August. He showed consistency in qualification, however, with a 12th-place start in June and a 13th in the second race.