Kyle Larson Remains Quick In Battle At The Beach Modified Practice At Daytona

Coming off a controversial victory in Monday’s 150-lap Whelen All-American Series event, Kyle Larson continued to set the pace Tuesday in practice for Tuesday night’s 150-lap Whelen Modified Tour event.

Kyle Larson (Photo: Getty Images for NASCAR)

Larson turned a fast lap in Modified practice Tuesday of 18.567 seconds (77.557 mph) around the .4-mile temporary oval at Daytona International Speedway.

Larson, was also fastest in Monday’s Modified practice session in Daytona. The Elk Grove, Calif. driver, who is preparing for his first full-time season in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series, had never driven a Modified before Monday. Larson is racing for part-time Whelen Modified Tour team owners Kevin Manion and Gary Putnam.

Larson spun C.E. Falk out of the lead in the final corner to win Monday’s Whelen All-American Series Late Model event. Larson, last year’s K&N Pro Series East champion, will also compete in tonight’s 150-lap K&N Pro Series East event.

Eric Goodale of Riverhead, N.Y. was second fastest in Modified practice Tuesday at 18.639 seconds (77.257 mph). John Smith of Mount Airy, N.C. was third in practice Tuesday, followed by Todd Szegedy of Ridgefield in fourth and Ron Silk of Norwalk in fifth.

The field will be set for Tuesday’s 150-lap Modified feature by two heat races this evening.

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  1. so, what's his nickname >>> broken tooth <<<.

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