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Kyle Larson spins, collects Kasey Kahne and Martin Truex Jr. at Michigan

Jun 15, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT

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BROOOKLYN, Michigan – Seven laps, two wrecks. It looks like this is going to be a looonnnngggg race in Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

After Brian Vickers and Travis Kvapil got together coming out of Turn 4 in Lap 1, six laps later there was a three-car wreck between Kyle Larson, Kasey Kahne and Martin Truex Jr.

It looked like Larson lost control on what appears to be a very slick racetrack, and Kahne and Truex couldn’t avoid the aftermath.

Kahne suffered minor damage and was able to take part in the subsequent restart, although he was in 36th place.

At this rate, we may not have any cars left by the time we get to Lap 50.  Just kidding!

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  1. aug99 - Jun 15, 2014 at 9:19 PM

    LARSON IS THE BEST THING THAT COULD HAVE HAPPENED TO THE 42.
    AT LEAST TARGET IS GETTING SOME RETURN FOR THEIR MONEY NOW.
    MONTOYA WAS A LOSER.

    • thepeoplesloans - Aug 28, 2014 at 9:17 AM

      I agree with you Larson and 42 are a great combination and huge win for Target.

  2. dameslc - Jun 16, 2014 at 10:52 AM

    I like Larson a lot but to call Juan Montoya a loser just shows that you really don’t know very much about auto racing at all. Juan Montoya is without question one of the greatest drivers of the past fifteen years and carries a true legacy in racing. Just because he wasn’t that good in Nascar doesn’t mean that he isn’t a great driver and if you really had any knowledge of his career and accomplishments there is no way you could possibly say that. Kyle Larson is young, talented and tenacious and is a breath of fresh air for Ganassi’s sprintcup team but if you were to compare what Larson is doing in the sprintcup as a rookie to what Montoya dis as a young twenty three year old rookie in the champ car series in 1999 Larson’s season would look very weak in comparison as the rookie seasons for most drivers would look weak and unimpressive as Montoya had inarguably the most spectacular and impressive rookie season of all time. and by the way! Juan Montoya is to this day the only driver in the entire history of motor sports to have won a championship as a true rookie in the very first year of his professional racing career; a legacy in its own.

  3. buckie16 - Jun 16, 2014 at 5:54 PM

    Facts check: Vickers lost it on his own entering turn 3, rubbed the wall in 3 & 4, & wound up in the grass off of turn 4 & was near completely stopped when Kvapil hit him (hard). SO yes they “got together” but it was hardly a racing incident. And Larson DID NOT collect Kahne or Truex. Larson, while mid-pack, spun on his own. Truex ran into Larson, after Larson began to spin. And Ambrose ran into Kahne, who jumped on the brakes to avoid Larson, who spinning in front of them.

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