Kyle Larson



Biography


Kyle Larson will take the wheel of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS in 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS). In 2013 Larson made his series debut in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) completing his rookie season with 17 top-10 and nine top-five finishes. He finished the season eighth in the series point standings while also capturing the NNS Rookie of the Year honors. In addition, he also won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race in Rockingham and also made his NSCS debut in the Fall Charlotte race.

In 2012, the two-time SPEED Performer of the Year nominee, made his first stock car start in the Pete Orr Memorial 100 at New Smyrna Speedway (Fla.), winning in his first race behind the wheel of a car with fenders. He also ran his first full season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East capturing two wins, one pole, seven top-five and 12 top-10 finishes en route to the series championship and Rookie of the Year honors.

Larson broke into the national spotlight in 2011 during his first year of racing on the national open-wheel circuit, where he amassed 22 feature wins in the World of Outlaws, American Sprint Car Series and all three USAC National Divisions. Highlights included sweeping the Belleville Midget Nationals and a sweep of the prestigious 4-Crown Nationals: winning in Silver Crown, Sprint Cars and Midgets at Eldora Speedway.

Larson began his racing career in 1999 as the age of seven. The Elk Grove, Calif. native has raced in a myriad of race cars throughout his young career including Outlaw Sprint Karts, winged and non-winged sprint cars and stock cars.

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About Kyle Larson


Team: Target Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates
Birthday: July 31, 1992
Birthplace: Elk Grove, CA
Residence: Huntersville, NC
Height: 5' 6''
Weight: 120 lbs
Primary Sponsor: Target
Car: No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS
Crew Chief: Chris Heroy
Website: KyleLarsonRacing.com

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Previous Results


Date Race Driver Start Finish Standing
Nov 16 2014 Ford EcoBoost 400 McMurray
Larson
19
27
5
13
18
17
Nov 09 2014 Quicken Loans 500 Larson
McMurray
8
19
13
14
17
18
Nov 02 2014 AAA Texas 500 McMurray
Larson
21
17
5
7
18
17
Oct 26 2014 Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 McMurray
Larson
1
16
16
30
20
17
Oct 19 2014 Geico 500 Larson
McMurray
42
31
17
35
17
20
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Career Highlights


2014 First full season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 

2013 First full season in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with 17 top-ten finishes, nine top-five finishes, 8th in the driver championship standings and Rookie of the Year honors. First win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Rockingham. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Debut at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

2012 Winner of the Pete Orr Memorial 100 (Larson's first stock car race). First full season in the NASCAR K&N East Series claiming two wins, one pole, seven top-five finishes, 12 top-ten finishes, Rookie of the Year honors and the series championship 

2011 22 race wins in the World of Outlaws, American Sprint Car Series and all USAC National Divisions combined. Winner of the Belleville Midget Nationals. Swept the 4-Crown Nationals: Silver Crown, Spint Car and Midget wins at Eldora.

1999 Began racing at the age of seven