Kyle Larson Articles

Kyle Larson
Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers...
David Smith
4 months ago
Kyle Larson
Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers...
David Smith
4 months ago
Kyle Larson
At Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage is split into two sections. The plum positioning — garage stalls closer to restrooms and track entry and exit — are given out based on last year’s final point...
David Smith
5 months ago
Kyle Larson
Kyle Larson, a boyish-looking 21-year-old who races far beyond his years, might be NASCAR’s Next Big Thing. Then again, he might run into the Next Big Wall.  Being cast as stock car racing’s newest wunderkind and can’t-miss...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Kyle Larson
Kyle Larson: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star of the future.  That’s an outlook that seemed rather predictable at the start of the 2013 season. The young Californian had shown impressive talent in his quick move through the racing ranks and...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Kyle Larson
When I think of Jimmie Johnson and Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup championship performance, I’m reminded of a simple analogy Rick Hendrick brought up after the race.“I like to use the Parcells quote,” the winning car owner said...
Tom Bowles
8 months ago
Kyle Larson
“I think it was a success. It was such a great show. This is real racing right here, and that’s all I’ve got to say.”  With those words from race-winner Austin Dillon, NASCAR’s inaugural trip to the famed Eldora...
Matt Taliaferro
12 months ago
Kyle Larson
1. Can Dale Earnhardt Jr. win again at Daytona?Dale Earnhardt Jr. has long played the role of favorite in most of the NASCAR races he's run at Daytona International Speedway. His emotional win in the 2001 Pepsi 400, his 2004 Daytona 500 win and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Kyle Larson
To suggest that any player in any sport after just a few seasons is a lock to make the Hall of Fame is ridiculous. But it is always fun to look at athletes who have had instant success and try to extrapolate long-term potential. Young star...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Kyle Larson
To suggest that any player, athlete, coach or driver in any sport after just a few seasons is a lock to make the Hall of Fame is ridiculous. But it is always fun to look at guys who have had instant success and try to extrapolate long-term...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Kyle Larson
DAYTONA BEACH, FL — A violent ending to Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway marred an exciting race and left numerous fans injured and a sport shaken. As a pack of cars sprinted to the start-...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
Kyle Larson
Newly crowned Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski admits that he’s caught himself admiring NASCAR’s next generation of racers. “They’re almost as good as I am, if not better right now,” he says. It’s not just one or two drivers catching his...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Kyle Larson
A Goodyear tire test Tuesday and Wednesday at Charlotte Motor Speedway could provide a clue as to how racy NASCAR’s 2013 Sprint Cup car can be. While the focus will be on tires at the test, NASCAR also will experiment with the car in hopes of...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago

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