Kyle Larson Wiki
Kyle Larson was born on July 31, 1992, and from Elk Grove, California, USA. He is an American NASCAR Driver, professional stock car racing driver and World of Outlaws Sprint Car team owner. Curently, he competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Chip Ganassi Racing.
On Sunday Night, i.e on 12th April Kyle was trending on Twitter for the wrong reason, in the iRacing Pro Series event which was live-streamed on Twitch he used N-Word and now he has been suspended by NASCAR and his team, Chip Ganassi Racing. During that day Kyle said to his Teammate “You can’t hear me? Hey, n—–,” with a hard “r” sound and then his racecar driver Anthony Alfredo said, “Kyle, you’re talking to everyone bud.”
Later, Aaron MacEachern added, “Yup, we heard that.” Where Kyle was playing iRacing which is a realistic online simulation with Race Seat, Pedals and Wheels. However, after this incident, Larson was suspended by his team, Chip Ganassi Racing and after that, the team released a statement, “We are extremely disappointed by what Kyle said last night during an iRacing event. The words that he chose to use are offensive and unacceptable. As of this moment, we are suspending Kyle without pay while we work through this situation with all appropriate parties.”
— A.J. Perez (@byajperez) April 13, 2020
Reacting to this NASCAR issued a statement, “NASCAR has made diversity and inclusion a priority and will not tolerate the type of language used by Kyle Larson during Sunday’s iRacing event. Our Member Conduct Guidelines are clear in this regard, and we will enforce these guidelines to maintain an inclusive environment for our entire industry and fan base.”
On April 13th, Kyle released a video on Twitter and apologized to the people of America and in the video, he said “You know, I wasn’t raised that way, it’s just an awful thing to say. I feel very sorry for my family, my friends, my partners, the NASCAR community and especially the African-American community.” Later, he added, “I just want to say I’m sorry, last night I made a mistake and said the word that should never, ever be said, and there’s no excuse for that.”
Kyle Larson Career
He started his racing career at the age of seven and he became one of the youngest drivers ever to compete at Placerville Speedway and won the 2011 4-Crown Nationals at Eldora Speedway. In 2012, he was signed for the racing season by Earnhardt Ganassi Racing (EGR) as part of the team’s driver development program and he won his first race at the Pete Orr Memorial Orange Blossom 100 at New Smyrna Speedway.
Later, he made his debut in Camping World Truck Series in June 2012 at Kentucky Speedway and in the even he finished 10th, in April 2013 Kyle won his first Truck Series win at Rockingham Speedway in a close finish with Joey Logano. Curently, he joined GMS Racing to drive the No. 24 truck for the Homestead race and part-time in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, driving the No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado for GMS Racing.
Looking at his career, he is the 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion and a Rookie of the Year, 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year, 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year and overall winner of the 2015 24 Hours of Daytona and 2020 Chili Bowl Nationals Champion. However, on April 13, 2020, his team Chip Ganassi Racing suspended him after using N-Word on the live stream and NASCAR also suspended him indefinitely and forced him to complete sensitivity training.
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Kyle Larson Family
How old is Kyle Larson? He was born on July 31, 1992, and from Elk Grove, California, the USA and he is 28 years old as of 2020. He is the son of Mike Larson (Father) and Janet Larson (Mother) and has a sister named Andrea Larson, where his mother is Japanese American.
He is a graduate of the NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program and there is not much information about his educational background.
Kyle Larson Wife
He is married to his wife Katelyn Sweet in September of 2018 and they got engaged on December 22, 2017. The couple share two kids Owen Miyata Larson was born on December 22, 2014, and Audrey Layne Larson was born on May 7, 2018.
Katelyn Sweet is also an Athletic and even competed in the Horseback Riding & Jumping Events, Where Katelyn is also the sister of Brad Sweet who is a former NASCAR driver and World of Outlaw sprint driver.
Kyle Larson Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of him is USD 15 Million as of 2020. He stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 71KG.
Kyle Larson Wiki
Full Name: Kyle Larson
Nick Name: Kyle
DOB: July 31, 1992
Born: Elk Grove, California, USA
Famous for: American NASCAR Driver
College: Not Known.
School: High School.
Height: 5 Feet 6 inches
Weight: 71 KG
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair color: Black.
Marital Status: Married
Age: 28 Years old as of 2020
Favorites and Hobbies
Hobbies: Traveling, Swimming, and Workout.
Favorite Actor: Tom Hanks and Will Smith
Favorite Actress: Angelina Jolie.
Favorite Destination: Paris, London.
Favorite Food: Italian Cuisine and Dutch Food.
Father: Mike Larson
Mother: Janet Larson
Sister: Andrea Larson
Relatives: Will update soon.
Relationships, Affairs, Dating
Wife Name: Katelyn Sweet
Dating history: Not Known
Net worth: $15 Million USD as of 2020
Social Media Accounts
Twitter Account: Yes
Facebook Account: Yes
Instagram Account: Yes