Kyle Larson scores second consecutive Chili Bowl Nationals win

Kyle Larson scored his 2nd successive Chili Bowl Nationals win Saturday night, leading all 55 laps.

Christopher Bell, a three-time Chili Bowl champ, was difficult Larson for 2nd with 2 laps to go when he struck a rut and rolled over 3 times, ending his race. He was unscathed. Bell completed 13th.

Justin Grant completed second to Larson. Tanner Thorson put 3rd. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who won the B-main earlier at night, completed seventh.

“I had to work way harder for that one than last year’s,” Larson informed MavTV. “I could feel Grant pressuring me. … Thankfully was able to hold them off.”

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Ruling Cup champ Chase Elliott completed seventh in the F-main and did not advance. That ended his very first Chili Bowl Nationals experience, however he wishes to return.

To Name A Few with NASCAR connections contending Saturday:

  • Alex Bowman‘s 2 automobiles did not make the A-main. Jake Swanson completed 13th in the B-main. C.J. Leary completed 13th in his C-main.

  • Chase Briscoe completed ninth in his B-main.

  • David Gravel put 12th in his B-main.

  • Ruling ARCA West champ Jesse Love completed 13th in his B-main.

  • ARCA West chauffeur Giovanni Scelzi was 15th in his B-main.

  • J.J. Yeley missed out on advancing from the C-main by one area after beginning that occasion on the pole.

  • Kasey Kahne was associated with an early crash in the C-main and might not continue, ending his night.

  • Carson Kvapil, child of previous NASCAR chauffeur Travis Kvapil, completed ninth in the D-main. He advanced from the E-main.

  • Brett Moffitt completed 13th in his D-main, ending his Chili Bowl.

  • Ryan Newman‘s Chili Bowl ended with a sixth-place surface in the G-main.

  • Justin Allgaier put seventh in his H-main after winning his I-main.

  • Ryan Ellis completed 8th in his J-main after advancing from the K-main.

  • Garrett Smithley was eighth in his M-main.

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