Kyle Larson
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Kyle Larson

1992-07-31 (age 28)


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Kyle Larson formally requests reinstatement to NASCAR

Former NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Larson has formally requested reinstatement but remains indefinitely suspended.

Kyle Larson "can’t even describe" his World of Outlaws win

Suspended NASCAR driver Kyle Larson picked up his first World of Outlaws victory of the season on Saturday night.

Matt Kenseth's winding road back to the NASCAR Cup Series

Matt Kenseth, 48, is back in the NASCAR Cup Series in a shock move by Chip Ganassi Racing to name him the new driver of the No. 42 machine following Kyle Larson's firing.

Matt Kenseth to replace Larson at Chip Ganassi Racing

In a shock move, Chip Ganassi Racing has brought in veteran driver Matt Kenseth to complete the remainder of the 2020 season in the No. 42 machine.

Bubba Wallace addresses Kyle Larson's use of racial slur

Bubba Wallace took to social media Thursday to address Kyle Larson's use of a racial slur and the fallout from it.

Is Chastain the obvious choice to replace Larson? Maybe...

The choice to replace Kyle Larson at Chip Ganassi Racing this season seems an obvious one, but then again, maybe it’s not.

World of Outlaws addresses Kyle Larson's use of racial slur

The World of Outlaws Series has released a statement addressing the controversy surrounding Kyle Larson's use of a racial slur during a live-streamed iRacing event Sunday evening.

Chip Ganassi Racing fires Kyle Larson over use of racial slur

Chip Ganassi Racing has released NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Larson following his suspension for the use of a racial slur.

Kyle Larson: "There's no excuse" for using racial slur

Kyle Larson issued a video apology Monday afternoon for the use of a racial slur during a live-streamed virtual racing event on Sunday night.

NASCAR and Ganassi suspend Kyle Larson for racial slur

Both NASCAR and his Chip Ganassi Racing team have suspended Cup Series driver Kyle Larson for his use of a racial slur during the live-stream of a virtual race on Sunday evening.

Larson 'excited' about new Chevy despite expected 'growing pains'

Kyle Larson hasn’t driven the updated Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE in the NASCAR Cup Series yet but he got an up-close look at it on Thursday.

How one win has made Kyle Larson a 2019 title contender

Kyle Larson is the latest example of how one win in NASCAR’s playoff system can completely change the championship fortunes of a driver.

Kyle Larson ends 75-race winless streak with Dover victory

Kyle Larson’s more than two year victory drought in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is finally over.

Kyle Larson fastest in Friday's final Cup practice at Dover

Kyle Larson, still looking for his first NASCAR Cup Series win of the season, topped Friday’s final practice session at Dover.

Kyle Larson out-duels Chase Elliott for Stage 1 win at Bristol

Kyle Larson won a back-and-forth battle with Chase Elliott over the final three laps to take the Stage 1 victory at Bristol.

Michigan top-five fuels Kyle Larson's surge towards playoffs

Kyle Larson is not wrecking and has been able to capitalize on the speed in his Chip Ganassi Racing cars – a very timely combination for a playoff run.

Kyle Larson: "I don’t want to race backup cars"

Kyle Larson is ready to finish a race weekend with the same car in which he started.

Daniel Suarez tops incident-marred Pocono Cup practice

Daniel Suarez was fastest in an eventful practice session at Pocono Raceway that left two drivers going to backup cars.

Larson "was actually surprised" he even got to Bowman

Kyle Larson came oh so close to besting Alex Bowman in the closing laps at Chicagoland Speedway, but he was forced to settle for the runner-up spot for the second consecutive year.

No win for Kyle Larson at Sonoma but "better than normal"

Kyle Larson’s third consecutive pole at Sonoma didn’t translate into victory but it did give him a career-best finish on the road course.

Kyle Larson takes third straight pole at Sonoma Cup race

Kyle Larson has qualifying down at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway, now he’d like to add a trip to Victory Lane as well.

Ryan Newman: Larson's airborne car at Talladega "unacceptable"

Ryan Newman believes changes need to be made to prevent a repeat of Kyle Larson’s violent crash at Talladega but the answers he seek aren’t likely to come from NASCAR.

Kyle Larson tops Kurt Busch in final Cup practice at Sonoma

Kyle Larson, who has won the last two poles at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway, appears on track for a third.

Larson: "I’ve just got to be smarter" after strong run unravels

Kyle Larson was able to win both Stage 1 and 2 at Pocono Raceway Sunday, but wasn't able to close it out with a good result

Kyle Larson completes sweep of stage wins at Pocono

Kyle Larson remained in command of the Pocono 500 on Sunday, earning the Stage 2 victory.

Kyle Larson takes Stage 1 win at Pocono over Byron

Kyle Larson held off William Byron to win Stage 1 of Sunday’s Pocono 400.

Kyle Larson: Backstretch pileup “was all me”

Kyle Larson's bid to sweep the May races at Charlotte Motor Speedway ends in a multi-car incident during final stage of Coca-Cola 600.

U.S. Motorsport Report: Dramatic weekend at Charlotte and Indy

It was a stressful weekend in Indianapolis 500 qualifying while Kyle Larson celebrated an All-Star triumph in this week’s Motorsport Report with Julia Piquet.

Money aside, Kyle Larson is "all about trophies and big wins"

For Kyle Larson, the most important part of his victory in Saturday night’s NASCAR All-Star Race was that he ended up in Victory Lane.

Kyle Larson fends off Harvick to win wild All-Star Race at Charlotte

A $1 million victory for Kyle Larson in the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race will make up for a lot of heartache.

Larson, Wallace and Byron race their way into the All-Star Race

Kyle Larson, Bubba Wallace and William Byron advance from the Open to the All-Star Race.

Kyle Larson’s “clean day” produces first top-five of season

After several weeks of frustrating finishes, Kyle Larson was able to finish a race without an incident.

Kyle Larson's rough year continues after "scary" rollover

Kyle Larson's rough season continued after rolling his No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet Camaro on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway.

Ganassi supportive of Larson and Chevrolet despite struggles

Chip Ganassi has expressed his support for both his NASCAR ace and for manufacturer Chevrolet as they struggle to make a positive impression on the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season.

Kyle Larson leads first NASCAR Cup practice at Richmond

Kyle Larson, still searching for his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win of the season, topped Friday’s first practice session at Richmond.

Roundtable: The next test for NASCAR's new aero package

NASCAR heads to Auto Club Speedway and the next test for the sport's new aero package.

Chip Ganassi Racing takes pair of Top 10s at Phoenix

Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Kurt Busch and Kyle Larson both finished in the top-10 for the first time this season in Sunday’s Ticket Guardian 500 at ISM Raceway.

Kyle Larson issues public apology to Rick Hendrick for comments

Kyle Larson has issued a public apology for apparently critical comments of Hendrick Motorsports he says were made in a joking manner during an NBC Sports segment.

Bell wins third straight Chili Bowl with last lap pass on Larson

Christopher Bell and Kyle Larson certainly put on a show in the 33rd running of the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals.

Chip Ganassi Racing shuts down Xfinity program for 2019

On the dawn of a new NASCAR season, one of the Xfinity Series’ most successful teams is shutting down.

Discovering NASCAR with Nicki Shields

Nicki Shields enjoyed her first NASCAR race talking with NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Larson before the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Kyle Larson beats Harvick for Stage 2 win at Homestead

Kyle Larson passed Kevin Harvick off Turn 4 of the final lap to take the Stage 2 victory at Homestead.

Kyle Larson misses out on win, playoff advancement

Kyle Larson charges to a third-place finish despite a challenging a weekend at Kansas Speedway

NASCAR Roundtable: Who will be eliminated at Kansas?

The NASCAR team at discuss the playoff picture heading into an elimination race at Kansas Speedway and who will find themselves out of it when the checkered flag flies.

Kyle Larson's playoff hopes take hit as NASCAR issues L1 penalty

Kyle Larson faces a must-win situation heading into the elimination race at Kansas Speedway following an L1 penalty issued by NASCAR on Wednesday.

Reigning champ Truex among those in playoff trouble

After setting himself apart as one of the ‘Big 3’ throughout most of the NASCAR Cup Series season, reigning series champion Martin Truex Jr. is in danger of falling out of playoffs.

Larson says Talladega pace was “embarrassing at times”

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Kyle Larson salvaged an 11th-place Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series finish at Talladega on Sunday, but was unable to hide his frustration as he hit out at his team’s lack of pace at restrictor plate tracks.

Kyle Larson fastest in final NASCAR Cup practice at Dover

Kyle Larson was fastest in Saturday’s final NASCAR Cup Series practice session as he continued to look for his first series win at Dover (Del.) International Speedway.

Kyle Larson got an early on-track test of new NASCAR aero rules

Kyle Larson got a sneak peek at some of the 2019 rules changes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

Kyle Larson rides the wall in mangled car, salvaging title hopes

It appeared Kyle Larson's 2018 playoffs had come to screeching halt in Turn 1 on a late-race restart at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval.

Kyle Larson takes Stage 1 win at the Charlotte Roval

Kyle Larson held off pole-winner Kurt Busch to claim the Stage 1 victory on the Charlotte Roval.

Larson just happy to finish second after "hectic" playoff opener

Kyle Larson saw an opportunity to put himself in excellent position to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series playoff opener but a caution flag clouded his charge.

Another close loss "stings" for Kyle Larson but there is a bright spot

Kyle Larson again came agonizingly close to his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season.

Kyle Larson in strategy play takes Stage 2 win over Keselowski

Kyle Larson elected to stay out on older tires and cruised to an easy Stage 2 victory over Brad Keselowski at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway.

Kyle Larson dominates opening stage of the Southern 500

Kyle Larson cruised to a more than five-second win over Erik Jones to claim the Stage 1 victory at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway.

Kyle Larson: Second was "12 to 15 spots" better than we deserved

Kyle Larson finished second at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway Saturday night but he wanted more. A lot more.

Kyle Larson snags Xfinity Series win at Bristol

Kyle Larson picked up his first NASCAR victory at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway and will now try for two-in-a-row.

NASCAR Roundtable: Should the series add more dirt races?

In this week's edition of the NASCAR Roundtable, we discuss dirt races in NASCAR and what to expect at Pocono Raceway this weekend.

Kyle Larson: "I wouldn’t like to see Cup on dirt"

Kyle Larson says he does not want the NASCAR Cup series to race on a dirt track, after Tony Stewart mooted an Eldora race.

NASCAR Roundtable: The playoff picture becomes clearer

On this week's edition of the NASCAR Roundtable, we talk the upcoming playoffs including who needs a win, who can challenge the 'Big 3' and who could pick up a win at NHMS this weekend.