Diversity Graduate Kyle Larson Scores First NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Victory

Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 28, 2016 in Brooklyn, Michigan. Photo - Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 28, 2016 in Brooklyn, Michigan.
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Californian Becomes First D4D, NASCAR Next Grad To Win In Sport’s Premier Series

Kyle Larson won Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway to become the first graduate of the NASCAR Drive for Diversity and the NASCAR Next programs to win at the sanctioning body’s top level.

Larson, the 24-year-old Elk Grove, California, native of Japanese-American heritage, has already won in the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. His first win came in 2013 at Rockingham Speedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He has since won another NASCAR Camping World Truck race, as well as four NASCAR XFINITY Series races. Continue reading

Todd Gilliland Wins K&N Pro Series East Opener at New Smyrna Speedway

Todd Gilliland at 8:40 pm ET on Monday, February 15, 2016. Photo - Sean Gardner/Getty Images

Todd Gilliland at 8:40 pm ET on Monday, February 15, 2016. Photo – Sean Gardner/Getty Images

Todd Gilliland is our guest on Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk on Monday, February 16, 2016 at 8:40 pm ET. Call 929-477-1790 or tweet @Fan4RacingSite @Sal_Sigala or @beberly18 with any questions or comments during our LIVE broadcast. 

Todd Gilliland started his 2016 season in the same fashion he finished last year – with a win in a debut race.

Gilliland drove the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry to Victory Lane at New Smyrna Speedway in Florida on Sunday night as he made his series debut in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season opener. Continue reading

Sergio Pena Gets a Thrilling Victory in Home State at VIRginia International Raceway

Sergio Pena is our guest on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 9 pm ET. Photo - Getty Images

Sergio Pena is our guest on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 9 pm ET. Photo – Getty Images

Sergio Pena is our guest on Fan4Racing Fan2Fan NASCAR & Race Talk on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 9 pm ET. Call 929-477-1790 or tweet @Fan4RacingSite @Sal_Sigala or @beberly18 with any questions or comments during our LIVE broadcast.

Winning in your home state in front of family and friends is a big deal and that’s exactly what Westminster, VA native, Sergio Pena did this weekend with Rev Racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, Biscuitville 125 at VIRginia International Raceway. It was a thrilling finish and in the end he had to battle his way to victory.

Behind the wheel of the No. 42 – for Rev Racing’s Jay Beasley, who is out for medical reasons – Pena was able to take advantage of the misfortunes of a couple of his competitors and was in the right place at the right time, giving him his chance to cross the finish line first.  Continue reading