Tag Archives: Kyle Larson

Kyle Larson advances to the Phoenix Cup pole ahead of Denny Hamlin

Kyle Larson Phoenix Cup pole

Kyle Larson has consistently been quickest throughout the whole weekend, according to the results. The Phoenix Raceway’s best driver on Friday, Larson, backed that up with a flawless qualifying run on Saturday. Being the penultimate car out in the last round of qualifying, Larson’s No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet set the quickest time in his […]

Dirt star Jonathan Davenport will compete for his first Cup in Bristol

Jonathan Davenport Cup debut at Bristol 1

Outstanding dirt racer Jonathan Davenport will try out the NASCAR Cup Series version. In April 9’s Bristol Dirt Race, the Cup series’ yearly event on dirt, Davenport, 39, will race the No. 13 Chevrolet, Kaulig Racing’s third Cup entry. Davenport is a familiar face on the dirt track at Bristol after claiming 24 victories in super […]

Kyle Larson: Losing two consecutive weeks’ worth of chances to win “a bummer”

Kyle Larson Hendrick Motorsports Nascar

Kyle Larson has been in contention to claim the victory late on two weeks in a row, but both times he lost to the same Hendrick Motorsports teammate. The previous week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Larson had the lead before a late-race caution put the race into overtime. William Byron, another member of the […]

Kyle Larson dominates practice at the Vegas Cup

Kyle Larson Vegas Cup practice

On Saturday at Las Vegas Grand Speedway, Kyle Larson set the pace during the NASCAR Cup practice session. In the opening 20-minute practice, Larson recorded the quickest average lap pace of 184.407 mph. The first racetrack practice produced the fastest overall speeds. Joey Logano (183.942 mph) and Ryan Blaney (183.973 mph), both members of Team […]

The next step Bowman need to consider is “figure out how to finish” Daytona  500

Alex Bowman Daytona 500

In the Daytona 500 qualifying on Wednesday night, Alex Bowman was thrilled to maintain one streak; but, his attention is now on breaking another. At an actual lap speed of 181.686 mph, Bowman, who competes in the NASCAR Cup Series in the No. 48 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports, comfortably defeated driver Kyle Larson to claim the […]

Kyle Larson, the defending champion, is disqualified from the Cup playoffs

Kyle Larson Cup playoffs

Kyle Larson’s unusually early elimination from the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs was shocking even though he was unable to repeat his outstanding 2021 championship season this year. The year before, Larson had a record-setting season in his debut year as a Hendrick Motorsports driver, winning a series-high 10 races and earning his first series […]

Round of 8 playoff grid set of the NASCAR Cup Series

Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval

Four more racers, notably reigning Cup champion Kyle Larson, were ousted from the playoffs in a tumultuous cut-off race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval. By winning the race, Christopher Bell escaped elimination, and Chase Briscoe just barely defeated Larson to advance to the following round. The updated point rankings are shown below. Daniel Suarez […]

Briscoe’s “wild day” helps him remain in the playoffs

Briscoe Charlotte Roval 2022

For Chase Briscoe, Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway may have had one of the season’s longest closing laps. A seemingly peaceful road course race descended into trouble as two late cautions completely altered Chase Briscoe’s chances of making the playoffs. Briscoe wasn’t in contention for victory as the race entered […]

Christopher Bell: “I don’t think we’re done” in regards to the 2022 playoffs

Christopher Bell 2022 playoffs

To say that this season’s NASCAR Cup Series playoffs have been wild for Christopher Bell would be a big understatement. Bell, 27, had one victory and two stage wins during the regular season and was seeded 10th (out of 16 racers) going into the 2022 playoffs. But during the first round, he excelled, finishing in […]

Bell earns the Talladega Cup pole position after a dramatic qualifying session

Bell Talladega Cup pole

Christopher Bell wanted a playoff boost after a difficult week at Texas, and he received one on Saturday. On Sunday’s playoff race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, Bell defeated Kyle Larson by holding on to the lead. Bell almost outperformed Larson with an average lap pace of 180.591 mph (180.516 mph). Third place went to Denny […]