Kyle Larson employed an alternate strategy that allowed him to lead 90 laps late in the Food City 500, but he eventually was forced to pit for gas and lost a lap in the process. He raced into the Free Pass position and got back on the lead lap, then surged late in the going with fresh tires to finish seventh.
Kyle Larson posted the second-quickest 10-lap average in Bristol’s first practice session for the Food City 500 Supporting Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer on Friday. His top speed was 123.243 mph from laps 22 through 31.
Kyle Larson has been cleared to race next weekend at Texas, according to NBC’s Dustin Long.
Kyle Larson was released from the hospital Monday night and is awaiting the results of his tests before receiving medical clearance to return to the seat of his No. 42 Chevrolet, according to NBC’s Nate Ryan.
Regan Smith will replace Kyle Larson in the No. 42, according to a report from NBC’s Nate Ryan. Make certain Larson is not on any of your rosters.
Kyle Larson fainted during an autograph session at Martinsville and was taken to a local hospital, according to NBC’s Nate Ryan. He was evaluated and "felt fine," but doctors sent him to Charlotte for further tests. The team believes he should be able to start the STP 500.
Kyle Larson finished 10th in the CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix to earn his second top-10 in as many races. He finished eighth the week before at Las Vegas.
Kyle Larson earned his first top-10 of the 2015 season by finishing eighth in the Kobalt 400.
Kyle Larson posted the quickest 10-lap average in final practice. His speed was 184.215 mph in his first 10 circuits on the track.
Kyle Larson posted the second-quickest, 10-lap average in Saturday morning’s practice session at Las Vegas with a 188.088 mph from laps 4 through 13.
Kyle Larson posted the fastest single lap in the first practice session for the Kobalt 400. His top speed was 191.646 mph.
Kyle Larson posted the fastest single lap in Friday’s practice session. His top speed was 192.989 mph. He also had the fastest 10-lap average at 185.537 mph among three drivers who ran long runs.
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.