Kyle Larson celebrated after winning his first career Cup Series race last year at Michigan International Speedway. The California native, 24, has won twice this year in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and leads the points standings.
Kyle Larson celebrated after winning his first career Cup Series race last year at Michigan International Speedway. The California native, 24, has won twice this year in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and leads the points standings. Paul Sancya Associated Press
Kyle Larson celebrated after winning his first career Cup Series race last year at Michigan International Speedway. The California native, 24, has won twice this year in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and leads the points standings. Paul Sancya Associated Press

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.