Kyle Miyata Larson, known as Kyle Larson hails from Elk Grove, California and currently carries the #5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Henrik Motorsport. The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Champion was disqualified despite a rough start at this year’s race Daytona 500came back strong by winning the Auto Club 400 and stealing P2 in the Pennzoil 400 but was disqualified again in the Ruoff Mortgage 500.
He is popularly known for his versatility and is currently collecting the NASCAR Cup series of dirt racing events. It’s obvious that competing in multiple races in the same week is a tiring task, but he pulls it off with ease. The reigning Cup Series champion has previously expressed his plans to compete in the Indianapolis 500 at some point in the near future.
Now one of the most popular NASCAR drivers of the past Dale Earnhardt Jr has expressed his thoughts on how hard it would be for Kyle Larson to make his Indy 500 dream come true.
Here’s what Dale Earnhardt Jr. said about Kyle Larson’s chances at the Indy 500
Dale Earnhardt Jr. on his podcast “Dale Jr Download: Ask Jr” explained the obstacles that Kyle Larson has to face, namely the possible conflicts with the manufacturers and sponsors. He added that these are the only factors a driver needs to consider these days. He further added that one driver could make everything work and still make everyone happy, but nowadays it has to be one Chevy or something related to that and the driver has to get that all right too, or could end up facing a big roadblock.
“The only thing that really stands in the way are the manufacturers, sponsorships. conflicts like this. Those are the only limiting factors for a driver in today’s era of motorsport. Years ago you could drive one brand and then switch to another brand.” says Dale Earnhardt Jr.
“You could do it, you could massage everything to make everyone happy. Nowadays it has to be a Chevy, it has to be something Chevrolet-centric. Or it has to be something coordinated with its partners, and getting it all right is sometimes impossible. That’s the biggest roadblock.” Added Dale Earnhardt Jr.
No wonder Kyle Larson is a standout driver, but the question remains if he can defend the 2022 Cup Series title. Will Kyle Larson attend the Indianapolis 500 this year or the following years?
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https://firstsportz.com/nascar-getting-all-that-right-is-sometimes-impossible-dale-earnhardt-jr-outlines-obstacles-kyle-larson-should-overcome-for-his-indy-500-debut/ “Sometimes it’s impossible to get everything right,” says Dale Earnhardt Jr., outlining the obstacles that Kyle Larson would have to overcome to make his Indy 500 debut