Kyle Larson: I was tearing up the last few laps (video)


An emotional Kyle Larson reacts to his first Sprint Cup win in victory lane at Michigan International Speedway. Larson said he was tearing up the last few laps after taking the lead on a restart with nine laps to go because he felt the win was possible. 

“I was tearing up that whole last few laps because I could just feel it,” Larson told NBCSN. “It was finally going to be it; wasn’t going to have a caution.”

Larson also dedicated the win to the Clauson family in memory of his late friend, Bryan Clauson, who died after an Aug. 6 crash in a USAC race.

“This one’s for the Clauson family, we’re really missing Bryan,” Larson said. “We love you guys; we’re going to miss him. We parked it for him, so that’s really cool.”