Larson, Cup Regulars Dominate XFINITY Series Race in Fontana

Fontana, Calif – Kyle Larson overcame a midrace pit-road speeding penalty and held on for victory Saturday in the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular posted his first XFINITY victory of the season and the sixth of his career at the site of his first series win. His Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet was .127 seconds — about a car-length — ahead of Joey Logano’s Team Penske No. 22 Ford at the checkered flag. “The racing there at…

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Kyle Larson Wins the Pole for Sunday’s Auto Club 400

California native Kyle Larson stormed to the Coors Light Pole Award in Friday qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Auto Club Speedway. Larson notched a best lap of 187.047 mph with the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet around the 2-mile track. He’ll lead the 39-car field to the green flag in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), the series’ fifth race of the season and the closing event in the three-race NASCAR Goes West swing. “Really happy though, our Target…

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Joey Logano Leads XFINITY Series Practices in Fontana

The NASCAR XFINITY Series took to the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway for their lone two practice sessions of the race weekend on Friday. In the first session, Joey Logano topped the speed charts with a lap of 178.904 mph in his No. 22 Ford. The Team Penske driver turned that lap on the first lap that he ran around the D-shaped California oval this morning. Kyle Larson who’s been runner-up in three straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races was runner-up in the first XFINITY Series practice with a speed…

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Kyle Larson Hoping to Cash In Runner-Up Finishes With Win at Fontana

At this point of the season in any of Kyle Larson’s first three years in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, he would have ,oved to have the start to a year that he’s having in 2017. In his rookie year in 2014, Larson’s first four finishes out the gates were 38th, 20th, 19th and 10th respectively. In 2015, he had runs of 34th, 26th, eighth and 10th respectively. Last year, he finished seventh, 26th, 34th and 12th respectively. This year? 12th (leading on the last lap of the Daytona 500…

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Kyle Larson’s Runner-Up at Phoenix His 3rd Straight 2nd Place Finish

Avondale, AZ – No one in the entire Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is driving as well to start the season like Kyle Larson is. Larson, has only led 26 total laps in the first four races to 2017, three of which happened in Sunday’s Camping World 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway, but he’s right there in the end to win. On a hot Sunday afternoon in the Arizona desert, Larson was right up front when it counted. He was second in the closing stages, but a caution flag…

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Late Race Pit Gamble Leads Ryan Newman to End Winless Drought in Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – Kyle Busch appeared to have Sunday’s Camping World 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway well in control. Inside of 10 laps-to-go, Busch held a commanding lead in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 1.022-mile Arizona oval. But, today was just another reason to show that you can’t turn off the TV early. Busch, held a 3.23-second lead over second place Kyle Larson with six laps left, but unfortunately for them, pole sitter Joey Logano blew a right front tire on the front stretch and…

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Chip Ganassi Racing Once Again Having Great Weekend at Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – It’s only a matter of when, not if, that a Chip Ganassi Racing car ends up in victory lane during a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in 2017. So far this season, CGR is honestly the top performing Chevrolet team among the Chevy entries in the garage. Both of their drivers have been stellar so far this season with Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray nabbing top 10 finishes for the team in each of the last two races. Now, they enter Sunday’s Camping World 500 (3:30…

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