Kyle Larson is about to enter this Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Collection race at Pocono Raceway having gained three consecutive point-scoring occasions.
Hendrick Motorsports’ Kyle Larson saved his profitable streak going final Sunday within the Ally 400, the inaugural NASCAR Cup Collection race at Nashville Superspeedway, and he was once more dominant all through the complete race.
Larson’s victory on this 300-lap race across the four-turn, 1.333-mile (2.145-kilometer) oval in Lebanon, Tennessee was his third consecutive point-scoring victory.
Together with his All-Star Race victory at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 13, this win was his fourth in a row.
Larson gained the race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday, Might 30 earlier than profitable the race at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, June 6.
The final time there was a Cup Collection race that Larson didn’t win was over one month in the past on Sunday, Might 23, when he completed in second place behind teammate Chase Elliott within the inaugural race at Circuit of the Americas.
Because of this, on this Saturday’s race at Pocono Raceway, he has an opportunity to do one thing that no person has carried out for the reason that 2007: win four consecutive races. That feat has solely been pulled off eight occasions within the trendy period (1972 to current).
Seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson is the latest driver to do it, and he did it late within the 2007 season en path to profitable his second consecutive and second total title. He gained at Martinsville Speedway, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway and Phoenix Raceway.
And if Larson is ready to win each races on the three-turn, 2.5-mile (4.023-kilometer) triangle in Lengthy Pond, Pennsylvania this weekend, he would turn out to be the first driver of the modern era to win five consecutive races.
Larson has made 12 begins on the Difficult Triangle and completed as excessive as second place again in June 2018. He completed in fifth in his most up-to-date begin there in July 2019. His common end on the monitor is 12.42.
Tune in to NBC Sports activities Community for the reside broadcasts of each of this weekend’s races at 3:00 p.m. ET this afternoon and at 3:30 p.m. ET tomorrow afternoon. Larson is set to start this afternoon’s race from the pole position behind the wheel of his #5 Chevrolet.