Kyle Larson

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 14:  Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Elk Grove’s Larson Is NASCAR’s Next Superstar

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) As Jeff Gordon winds down his long career, the kid who grew up idolizing him is just getting started. Kyle Larson is ready to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/18/2015

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 09:  The #42 Target Chevrolet, driven by Kyle Larson, is pushed to the grid prior to qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Elk Grove’s Larson Looking To Build Legacy In NASCAR

Kyle Larson, flashing his new Rolex watch, was unfazed Thursday after learning Chase Elliott was going to replace Jeff Gordon in the iconic No. 24. Many NASCAR fans have believed that Larson was the heir […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/04/2015

JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13:  Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Elk Grove’s Kyle Larson Welcomes Baby Boy

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson is a rookie again, this time a new father. The 22-year-old Chip Ganassi Racing driver welcomed his first child Monday. Larson tweeted a photo of himself, girlfriend Katelyn Sweet and their […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/24/2014

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 16:  Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates with the trophy in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida.  (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Harvick Hoists 1st Cup Title In Thrilling Fashion

Kevin Harvick jostled his 2-year-old son on his lap, egging him on to speak into the microphone and tell the world his daddy was the NASCAR champion. “Say, `We win,’” said Harvick, who beamed during […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, KS - OCTOBER 05:  Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Logano Holds Off Larson For Kansas Win, Advances In Chase

The first sign that Kansas Speedway was going to be a heartbreaker for Hendrick Motorsports should have come during qualifying when Jimmie Johnson inexplicably spun and earned one of his worst starting spots since 2005. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/05/2014

JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 14:  Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 14, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Elk Grove’s Larson Nearly Pulls Upset At Chicago

When he was a kid with grand plans to become a NASCAR driver someday, Kyle Larson dressed up as Jeff Gordon when his family went to watch the races at Sonoma. In the last few […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/15/2014

HAMPTON, GA - AUGUST 29: Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia.  (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Elk Grove’s Larson Still In Hunt For NASCAR’s Chase

There are only two spots in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship up for grabs headed into NASCAR’s regular-season finale at Richmond, where a first-time winner this season could snag a last-minute berth. Kasey […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/04/2014

BROOKLYN, MI - AUGUST 17: Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, gets out of his car after an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Elk Grove’s Kyle Larson Involved In Fiery Wreck

Kyle Larson hesitated ever so slightly before getting out of his car after crashing into the wall. A new NASCAR rule was announced Friday ordering drivers to stay in their cars after accidents until they’re […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/18/2014

DOVER, DE - MAY 30:  Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Cottonelle Chevrolet, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 30, 2014 in Dover, Delaware.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Elk Grove’s Kyle Larson, Girlfriend Expecting Baby

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson says he and girlfriend Katelyn Sweet are expecting a baby in December.

06/13/2014

DOVER, DE - JUNE 01:  A view of the grid during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on June 1, 2014 in Dover, Delaware.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Selfies Can’t Fix NASCAR Attendance Woes

Kyle Larson lingered near his car waiting for the race to begin at Dover International Speedway when British television presenter Cherry Healey joined him on the concrete. Kneeling next to a rear tire, Healey snapped […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/04/2014

Kyle Larson (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

Kyle Larson On Everyone’s Radar After Impressive Weekend At Fontana

Kyle Larson was ninth on the final restart at California, with four rows of traffic to navigate in two laps in a frantic bid for the best finish possible. With Kurt Busch and Tony Stewart […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/25/2014

Kyle Larson (Photo By  Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

21-Year Old Larson To Replace Montoya In 2014

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) Kyle Larson has been tapped to replace Juan Pablo Montoya in the No. 42 car at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing. The announcement was made Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where the 21-year-old Larson […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/30/2013

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