"I haven’t put much thought into that" - Kyle Larson on being the 'Hunter' going into 2022 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs
Kyle Larson is one of the 16 racers who managed to meet the requirements for playoffs and will see the action to win the Sunday Cook Out Southern 400.
However, the Nascar Cup Series champion that survived, has a performance below the standard this
season when compared to its dominant debut campaign for Hendrick Motorsports last year.
The Chevrolet #5 driver who had five wins before the playoff,
only scored two wins with large gaps between the two.
Towards the nascar playoff to become a hunter and defender of the championship,
the laron stated that he did not think about it.
He continued by saying that last year before the playoff, he had 52 playoff points, and this year he only had 19 points in the first 26 races.
Speaking to the media about his preparation for the playoffs, Larson said:
"I don't know ... I didn't think much about it. Obviously when you saw points; I thought last year,
we had 40, maybe closer to 50 playoff points, when we headed to the playoffs. This year, I think we only has 19.
This has added a little more pressure to each race knowing that you need to get stage points,
stage victory, race victory, all of that, to help your post-regular season. "
"This first round is very good for us and our team. There are three very good songs for us,
so I think this is a good opportunity for us to have some good performances;
Get a few playoff points, and try to place ourselves in a better place when we approach the next few rounds.
"Kyle Larson failed to finish the Sunday race at Daytona International Speedway
Kyle Larson started Coke Zero Sugar 400 which had just been concluded from the pole after the rain was canceled.
14 rounds to the race, Larson Radio Hendrick Motorsports #5 is that the car is too hot and starts cooking his car engine.