Kyle Larson is closing down his sprint car team.
Larson announced Friday that Kyle Larson Racing wouldn’t operate in 2021. In his statement, Larson said that the COVID-19 pandemic was one of multiple factors that went into the decision.
“We have made the very tough decision to close Kyle Larson Racing (KLR) upon the conclusion of the 2020 season,” Larson said in a statement. “It has been a difficult year for everyone amid COVID-19, which is one of a handful of factors that led to this choice.
“My commitment to sprint car racing, and grassroots racing as a whole, remains as strong as ever. Owning a World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series team brought me great satisfaction. It was a thrill to compete as an owner, and I am blessed and honored to have had the opportunity.”
Larson has been the sole owner of the sprint car team for the past three seasons. He fielded a car full-time for…