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.
Kyle Larson ran behind Austin Dillon for most of the AAA Texas 500, but along with his teammate Jamie McMurray he was a beneficiary of a rash of late cautions and two wild restarts at the end of the event. He finished seventh, which was his ninth top-12 in the past 11 races.
Kyle Larson has made only three restrictor-plate, superspeedway starts during his career, but so far he has been much more successful at Talladega than Daytona. He finished ninth in the Aaron's 499, but was outside the top 35 in both Daytona events this year.
Once again, Kyle Larson had a car that showed it was capable of winning a race. Battling with eventual winner Kevin Harvick in the closing laps, he scraped the wall and damaged his handling slightly, but during the frenetic finish, he rocketed from 14th on the restart to sixth at the checkers in the Bank of America 500. That was his fifth consecutive finish of sixth or better.
Kyle Larson came up one position shy of winning his first NASCAR Cup race for the third time this season, but he remains one of the best fantasy values with his fifth top-three finish of the season.
Kyle Larson recorded the fastest single lap in the final practice session for the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. His top speed was 190.295 mph.
Kyle Larson finished sixth in the AAA 400 at Dover and earned a third consecutive top-10 for the first time in his career. He will try to extend that to four consecutive in the Hollywood Casino 400.
For the first time in his career, Kyle Larson earned three consecutive top-10 finishes when he crossed under the checkers sixth in the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway.
For the second time this season, Kyle Larson came up one position short of winning his first Sprint Cup race. He finished second in the Sylvania 300 to Joey Logano and earned his seventh career top-five. His other runner-up finish was earned at Auto Club this March.