Bojangles’ Southern 500 profiles: Kyle Larson

Bojangles’ Southern 500 profiles: Kyle Larson

DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) - The Bojangles' Southern 500 is this Sunday, and WMBF News will be bringing you complete in-depth coverage in the hours leading up to the race during Race Day Live, our exclusive pre-race special.

Learn more about the drivers racing in this year's Bojangles' Southern 500 who are in the Race for the Chase in the Sprint Cup Series.

According to information from the Chip Ganassi Racing website, Kyle Larson is in his third season with the racing team.

In 2014, Larson entered his first full season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He earned the 2014 Sunoco Rookie of the Year on eight top five finishes, the website stated.

Heading into this year's Southern 500, Larson solidified a Chase spot at Michigan last weekend. It was his fifth top five finish of the year and he currently ranks 15th in points.

Larson has raced at Darlington twice, finishing eighth and 10th in 2014 and 2015, respectively.

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