Kyle Larson on victory: ‘Feels amazing to steal one’

Larson becomes the first driver since Bill Elliott in 1986 to win three consecutive Cup Series races at Michigan International Speedway.

“So this win feels amazing to steal one in a way, and my other three wins I felt like we had the first or second best car, but today at times I didn’t think we were a top 10 car,” Larson said. READ MORE

Larson claims victory at Michigan

By Dominic Aragon
August 13, 2017

Kyle Larson claimed victory in the Pure Michigan 400 Sunday at Michigan International Speedway for his thirds consecutive Cup Series victory at the speedway. This story will continue to be updated.

Team Penske teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano led the field to the green flag.

Keselowski, the pole sitter, led the opening 42 laps, and all but four laps during the stage. Rookie Erik Jones led four laps during a cycle of green flag pit stops.

The only caution flag flew for the conclusion of the stage.

Brad Keselowski won the stage, his fourth stage victory of 2017. Kevin Harvick was second and Chase Elliott was third.

Daniel Suarez restarted as the leader, electing to stay out under caution to claim the lead. 29 drivers restarted on the lead lap.

The second stage featured five lead changes among four different drivers.

The only caution flag flew for the conclusion of the stage.

Martin Truex Jr. won the stage, his 15th stage victory of the season. Brad Keselowski was second and Kevin Harvick was third.

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