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FVP PLATINUM BATTERY SHOWDOWN: With the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) heading west, Kyle Larson will get the opportunity to make his first start of 2019 in the Silva Motorsports No. 57. In addition to Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway, the Elk Grove, Calif., native is set to compete in two nights of World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series action at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas.

VEGAS HISTORY:Larson will make his first return to the semi-banked, half-mile oval in six years. In 2013, he opened the two day show by qualifying 10th and finishing second in his heat race. After transferring into the dash, Larson claimed the third starting position for the 30-lap feature event where he led 10 laps before finishing third. The following night, Larson qualified ninth and finished third in his heat race. He started 15th in the 30-lap main event and climbed to a fifth-place finish, earning the KSE Hard Charger award for the night.

RACE INFORMATION: For more information on this week’s events at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas, including tickets, please visit If you are unable to make it to either of these races, both will be streamed live on DIRTVision.

SILVA MOTORSPORTS: Silva Motorsports is owned by KLR general manager, Paul Silva, who also serves as the crew chief on the No. 57. Silva Motorsports would like to thank their partners, Chevrolet Accessories, Finley Farms, PROBILT Construction, CLT Logging, McDonald’s, Lucas Oil, Amerikote, Imperial Wagyu, Howard Johnson, Credit One Bank and Coca-Cola.

KLR OWNER: Kyle Larson Racing is owned by MENCS driver Kyle Larson. In addition to Wednesday and Thursday’s events at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas, the 26-year-old will be competing in this Sunday’s MENCS Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

KLR TEAM: The Kyle Larson Racing team is led by general manager Silva of Sacramento, Calif., and crew chief Joe Gaerte of Rochester, Ind., with Heath Moyle of Middleburg, Penn., and Trey Bowman of Lima, Ohio. Carson Macedo pilots the Chevrolet Accessories/Tarlton and Son, Inc./Complete Parts and Equipment Solutions No. 2.

KLR PARTNERS: Kyle Larson Racing would like to thank our partners Chevrolet AccessoriesTarlton and Son, Inc.Complete Parts and Equipment SolutionsGoPro MotorplexLucas Oil ProductsImperial Wagyu BeefDurst, Inc.Coca-ColaHoward Johnson LimaSRI Performance, and Scott for being a part of our team.

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