Kyle Larson announces plans to race in Indy 500 in 2024

Feb 1, 2023, 10:15 AM | Updated: May 21, 2024, 10:08 pm

Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, celebrates in the Ruoff Mortgage victory ...

WATKINS GLEN, NEW YORK - AUGUST 21: Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, celebrates in the Ruoff Mortgage victory lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 21, 2022 in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Elk Grove native and NASCAR driver Kyle Larson joined the Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross to talk about The Apex at Red Hawk, a new indoor facility featuring go-karts, bowling virtual reality and golfing simulator. The guys also discussed future races and more with Larson.

Topics discussed include:

  • The last time Larson raced go-karts
  • “I still love racing, I go back to my roots all the time. I race more dirt track stuff than I do NASCAR.”
  • What he still wants to accomplish in his career
  • “I’m going to run in the Indy 500, not this year but next year for Mclaren, and really excited about that. It’s been a dream of mine to run that event.”
  • The differences between NASCAR, Formula 1 and IndyCar
  • Which styles of races are the most taxing and how he prepares leading up to a race
  • “Putting myself in uncomfortable situations ultimately makes me get better, but I also get a lot of enjoyment out of succeeding and figuring out, and ultimately winning a race.”
  • Following the Sacramento Kings’ success from afar
  • Why Days of Thunder is his favorite racing movie

Click here to watch and listen to the full interview with Kyle Larson.

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