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TURKEY NIGHT GRAND PRIX: Fresh off of back-to-back wins in his home state, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series star, Kyle Larson, is set to take on the 79th edition of the Turkey Night Grand Prix at Ventura (Calif.) Raceway. KLR World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series driver, Carson Macedo will also compete at the seaside 1/5-mile oval with the USAC National Midgets and USAC West Coast Sprint Cars for Tarlton Racing.
LARSON’S TNGP HISTORY: The Elk Grove, Calif., native has two previous victories in the prestigious Turkey Night Grand Prix, the first coming in 2012 at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway and the most recent at Ventura Raceway in 2016. The last two years, Larson finished the 98-lap feature events in the runner-up spot. He’s looking to earn his third Turkey Night Grand Prix triumph as well as three USAC National Midget wins in a row tomorrow night.
MACEDO’S 2018 TNGP: Macedo competed with the USAC National Midgets and West Coast Sprint cars last season and although he didn’t get the results he wanted in the midget, he came out on top with the sprint cars. The Lemoore, Calif., native finished second in his heat race, fourth in his qualifier and third in the dash on Wednesday night’s preliminary events to lock himself into the feature the following night. Macedo started third in the 30-lap main event, capturing the lead on lap 13 and to earn the win.
RACE INFORMATION: For more information on the 79th edition of the Turkey Night Grand Prix, including tickets, please visit www.usacracing.com. If you are unable to make it to Ventura Raceway, live streaming will be available on www.FloRacing.com
KLR OWNER: Kyle Larson Racing is owned by Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Larson. The Elk Grove, Calif., native recently added the Lucas Oil/ iRacing/ Finley Farms No. 1k midget to the KLR stables and has been victorious in four of five outings so far in 2019.
KLR TEAM: The Kyle Larson Racing team is led by general manager Paul Silva of Sacramento, Calif. Silva also serves as the crew chief on the Lucas Oil/ iRacing/ Finley Farms No. 1k as well as the 57 winged sprint car that Larson pilots.
KLR PARTNERS: Kyle Larson Racing would like to thank our partners Lucas Oil, iRacing, Finley Farms, King Chassis, Factory Kahne Shocks, Amerikote and K&C Drywall for being a part of our team.
CONNECT WITH KLR: For more information about Kyle Larson Racing, including apparel, please visit dirt.kylelarsonracing.com, follow @KLRteam on Twitter, @klr_team on Instagram and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KLRteam.