Nov 16, 2012; Homestead, FL, USA; NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Kyle Larson during the Ford EcoBoost 200 practice at Homestead Miami Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Douglas Jones-USA TODAY Sports

Is Kyle Larson Moving Up to the Nationwide Series?

NASCAR developmental star, Kyle Larson, made a rather unique impact and introduction in the NASCAR fan base back in Miami when he drove in hard and spun himself and potential championship contender Ty Dillon in the closing laps of the race. Dillon at the time would have won the champions by a matter of a few points, but instead Larson’s then teammate, James Buescher took home the title.

It was not an intentional wreck, however it did make for a unique way to make a name for himself.

While he drove for Turner Motorsports last season, Larson is actually a developmental driver for Chip Ganassi (co-owner of Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing).

Larson is a very successful driver for someone who is just 21-years-old and is known for his success in the USAC midgets, USAC sprints, WOO, and NASCAR K&N Series. He had twenty wins overall in all of his adventures last season.

Larson told SPEED’s Robin Miller that he will be returning to Charlotte (North Carolina) on Sunday to meet with Ganassi to discuss 2013 plans.

It is speculated that he will be driving at least a part-time if not a full-time Chevy Camaro sponsored by Target. Along with that deal will be a few Sprint Cup races too alongside Jamie McMurray and Juan Pablo Montoya.

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