NASCAR has reinstated Kyle Larson, who was suspended indefinitely and released by Chip Ganassi Racing following the use of a racial slur in an iRacing event in April. Larson will be cleared to return to all NASCAR racing activities on January 1, 2021. The governing body of the sport released the following statement.
Is Nascar going to reinstate Kyle Larson?
NASCAR officials reinstated Kyle Larson on Monday, more than six months after his suspension for his use of a racial slur during an iRacing event. … Under the terms of his reinstatement, he will be cleared to return to all NASCAR racing activities effective January 1, 2021.”
Who Will Larson drive for 2021?
Kyle Larson has signed a multiyear contract with Hendrick Motorsports to drive the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE beginning with the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season.
Does Kyle Larson drive a Chevy?
5 Chevy. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Larson will be back in NASCAR next season driving the flagship No. 5 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports. Larson signed a multi-year contract Wednesday with Hendrick that ended his seven-month banishment from NASCAR for using a racial slur while playing an online racing game last spring.
What Nascar driver died in a helicopter crash?
Less than four months after the Kulwicki accident, on July 12, 1993, Davey Allison died in a helicopter crash near the Cup Series garage in the paddock at Talladega Superspeedway.
Who is Kyle Larson driving for now?
Hendrick Motorsports has hired him to drive the No. 5 Chevrolet – with the crew and team for recently retired seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson. “Kyle and I spoke several times after what happened,” team owner and NASCAR Hall of Famer Rick Hendrick said.
Who is driving the 48 in 2021?
Coming off a career year in his third full season with 13-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports, driver Alex Bowman is ready for even more. In 2021, he will be paired for the fourth year in a row with crew chief Greg Ives, but with a whole new look as the pair move to the iconic No.
Who will sponsor Kyle Larson in 2021?
Valvoline is increasing its primary sponsorship of Hendrick Motorsports drivers Kyle Larson and William Byron from three races to five throughout the 2021-2022 NASCAR Cup Series seasons, the team announced April 27.
Who is Kyle Larson’s wife?
Katelyn Sweetm. 2018
What Nascar driver died 2020?
NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident Wednesday night in a heat race at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway.
What Nascar driver was in a plane crash?
Nearly a year ago, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family survived a fiery plane crash, with one of the NASCAR driver’s pilots able to kick open an exit over the wing, allowing all five passengers to escape, according to details about the incident from the National Transportation Safety Board.
Who died in the Nascar family?
— Former NASCAR driver Eric McClure died Sunday, his family and the series said. He was 42. No details were given about his death. McClure had posted on social media as recently as Saturday.