Larson’s L-1 Penalty Forces Him With A Must Win Scenario In Kansas

It’s Game 7 of the an early round playoff matchup. Do-or-die time. If you don’t win, you’ll be eliminated from playoff contention. That’s the very scenario that Kyle Larson is now facing for Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). NASCAR’s weekly penalty report was released on Wednesday and the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series received an L1-level penalty for an infraction found following Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway, according to the NASCAR penalty report.

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Larson Makes It Onto Round Of 12 After Johnson, Earnhardt Incidents In Final Corner On Final Lap

CONCORD, NC – The opening round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs came down to the final turn on the final lap. Jimmie Johnson was well on his way to his first top five finish since May 27 and well on his way to a second round playoff berth. He was running in second in Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400 heading into the final few corners on the infield portion of the front stretch. All he had to do was take it easy and finish there and he…

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Chip Ganassi Racing Surging With Larson’s Top 5 Finish

Kyle Larson looked to be the fastest driver on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway race track until his right front tire went down on his No. 42 Chevrolet on Lap 70. He moved up from his 12th place starting spot all the way up to the top three with 10 laps-to-go in the opening stage of Sunday’s South Point 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Then, the tire went down. 

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Last Pit Stop Gets Keselowski Southern 500 Win For Weekend Sweep, 1-2 Penske Finish

Heading into the final pit stop of the race at the Darlington Raceway, it appeared that Sunday night’s Southern 500 was going to be Kyle Larson’s to lose. He dominated the entire 367 Lap race in his No. 42 Chevrolet including taking a win in each of the two stages of the night. If the race would have gone caution free in the closing stages like the rest of the night had practically gone, Larson would have ended up in victory lane. Instead, it was Brad Keselowski doing all the…

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Larson Leads 284 Laps In Sunday’s Southern 500 But Fails To Win

Kyle Larson’s winless streak reaches 35 races as the last time he won a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race was in the 2017 regular season finale at the Richmond Raceway. But, for the first 345 laps in Sunday night’s Southern 500, it appeared that he’d be the one celebrating in victory lane at the historic Darlington Raceway. Instead, a late race caution brought all the leaders back down pit road with 22 laps-to-go and Larson’s No. 42 Chevrolet pit crew had a 14-second stop. Brad Keselowski’s crew got him…

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Larson, Logano Earn Much Needed Top 5 Finishes On Saturday Night At Bristol

As we near the start of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, Kyle Larson and Joey Logano were searching for some momentum. Larson, had no top five finishes since his thrilling runner-up finish on July 1 at the Chicagoland Speedway. That was a stretch of six races. Joey Logano had no top five finishes since his third place run in early May at the Kansas Speedway. That was a stretch of 11 races. 

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Kyle Larson Hoping To Give Chevrolet Bristol Weekend Sweep, Why Saturday Night May Be A Kyle Vs. Kyle Show

Kyle Larson captured his fourth NASCAR XFINITY Series victory of the season on Friday night at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway, all coming in his last five starts in the series. Now, he’s hoping that he can give Chevrolet a clean sweep of the NASCAR weekend on the .533-mile Tennessee oval for Saturday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Last year, Kyle Busch swept all three races during this very same race weekend at Bristol as he was victorious in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, the NASCAR XFINITY…

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Larson Leads 202 Laps En Route To Food City 300 Sweep At Bristol

Kyle Busch looked like he was going to be the driver to beat in Friday night’s Food City 300 at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway. Busch, a 21 time NASCAR winner on the .533-mile Tennessee oval and defending race winner in the NASCAR XFINITY Series competition in this very race, started on the pole and led the opening 69 laps. But, on Lap 69, Busch developed a flat tire as his No. 18 Toyota slammed the Turn 4 SAFER barrier. He’d finish a disappointing 36th in his final start in…

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Larson Earns Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Pole (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Kyle Larson said that he allowed the “pavement” guys to run the high line in the two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions in order to make a second groove come in. He was tired of doing all the work by himself. Well, Larson used that to his advantage as he sped to his first career Cup Series pole at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway on Friday evening circling the .533-mile track with a speed of 127.792 mph in the third and final round of knockout qualifying. 

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Larson, Sponsor Credit One Bank And His Team CGR Makes Visit To Meeting Street Academy In South Carolina On Tuesday

Normally, Kyle Larson is spending his weekdays either preparing for the upcoming Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race or taking part in a sprint car race somewhere around this great nation of ours. Well, on Tuesday, Larson, driver of the No. 42 Credit One Bank Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, and members of the Chip Ganassi Racing team made a pit stop at Meeting Street Academy in Charleston, S.C. to speak with students about teamwork and perseverance during a school-wide assembly. Team partner Credit One Bank was in attendance and donated $25,000 to the…

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