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Kyle Larson picks up first win of season in Las Vegas

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher sponsored driver Kyle Larson has picked up his first win of the season. He has won the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube on Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada.

With the win, Larson now has 24 career wins in the NASCAR Cup Series. He has won five races in the last two seasons.

NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Larson celebrates in victory lane after winning the Pennzoil 400
Kyle Larson celebrates in victory lane after winning the Pennzoil 400 (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

In fact, since the 2021 season, Larson has picked up 18 of his 24 career wins.

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Larson is the third different driver to win in the NASCAR Cup Series this season. William Byron won the Daytona 500 while Daniel Suarez won in Atlanta.

Nasty Beast-sponsored driver Tyler Reddick finished second in his 23XI Racing entry. Menards & Pennzoil-sponsored driver Ryan Blaney picked up a third-place finish.

Blaney finished in the Top 3 for the second straight weekend. Last weekend, he finished second in an extremely close race at Atlanta Motor Speedway that ultimately went to Suarez.

The Top 3 finishers had three different manufacturers. Larson led a race-high 181 laps in his Chevrolet. Reddick drove a Toyota while Blaney was in a Ford.

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Kubota-sponsored driver Ross Chastain finished fourth in his Trackhouse Racing entry. He was also another Chevrolet in the Top 5.

Finally, rounding out the Top 5, He Gets Us sponsored Ty Gibbs finished fifth for Joe Gibbs Racing.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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