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#DIRTINDECEMBER: Kyle Larson’s busy off-season schedule treks on this weekend with the Gateway Dirt Nationals at The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis, Mo. The three-day event rolls off Thursday, but Larson won’t hit the racing surface for his preliminary night until Friday. The Elk Grove, Calif., native will pilot his self-owned Kyle Larson Racing/ Lucas Oil/ iRacing No. 1k midget with Paul Silva on the wrenches.
THE DOME IN 2018: During last year’s inaugural visit for the midgets to the Gateway Dirt Nationals, Larson was the quickest qualifier in the second round of time trials and won his heat race. In the second midget feature event, he started third and claimed the lead on Lap 2. Nine laps later, Larson relegated the lead to the eventual race winner and finished in the runner-up spot. During Saturday’s 30-lap finale, Larson started from the inside of row four and quickly worked his way into the top five. With five laps remaining, he advanced into the runner-up spot. Unfortunately, on the final lap, Larson clipped an infield tire and spun, resulting in a 17th-place finish.
RACE INFORMATION: For more information on the Gateway Dirt Nationals, including tickets, please visit www.gatewaydirt.com. If you are unable to make it to The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis, live streaming of all three nights will be available at www.dirtondirt.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 stable and has been victorious in five of six 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.