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Kyle Larson Takes Us Into COTA

This week, Spider and I sat down with the reigning Cup Series champ, Kyle Larson, who already has one win and one second-place finish in 2022.

And also one spin-out caused by Denny Hamlin.

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Larson has no hard feelings with Denny, he is looking forward to the season's first road course this weekend in Texas, and he's VERY grateful that I was there to help his mother celebrate the most cherished moment of his racing career.

And, as always, the Barstool Sportsbook is offering 4 Featured Matchups on the app this week… I find one of the options very intriguing…

I love Martin Truex Jr… Some would even call me a simp for that old bastard from New Jersey.  

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But this week, I am taking Cup Series rookie (and Daytona 500 winner) Austin Cindric versus Martin in this Head-To-Head matchup because even though Truex is a 4-time winner on road courses at the Cup level (last was Sonoma in 2019), Cindric grew up racing sports cars that are similar in style to the Next-Gen’s configuration on such tracks AND Austin has 5 XFINITY and 1 Truck Series road course wins.

You can catch the EchoPark Automotive Texas Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas this Sunday at 3:30 PM EST on FOX.

Take a lap.

-Large