Larson To Run Doty Classic & #LetsRaceTwo

Larson To Run Doty
Kyle Larson has filed an entry to compete in the Hangtown 100 at Placerville Speedway. (Adam Fenwick photo)

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Kyle Larson will return to the seat of a sprint car for two upcoming races during the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series’ annual Month of Money.

Larson announced Friday that he’ll drive the No. 57 Silva Motorsports/Chevrolet Accessories/Finley Farms car during the July 16 Brad Doty Classic at Attica (Ohio) Raceway Park and the rescheduled #LetsRaceTwo finale at Ohio’s Eldora Speedway on July 17.

The pair of races will come ahead of Larson’s appearance with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway next weekend.

Larson has competed in a trio of Brad Doty Classics over the years, bettering his finishing position each time. At Limaland Raceway Park in 2012, piloting the Indy Race Parts No. 71, he finished fifth in the Last Chance Showdown, just missing the transfer into the feature.

Larson’s next Brad Doty Classic was in 2017 at Attica Raceway Park, where he earned a top-10 finish. Last year, he qualified second in the opening flight of time trials and finished third in his heat race before advancing from 15th to finish as the runner-up.

The 26-year-old has two wins at Attica Raceway Park, both coming during Ohio Sprint Speedweek with the All Star Circuit of Champions.

Meanwhile, one of Larson’s paramount tracks is the famed Eldora half-mile, where he swept the 2011 4-Crown Nationals, picking up the victory in the USAC National Midget, USAC National Sprint Car and USAC Silver Crown Series in his inaugural visit to the track.

In 2016, he won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Apsen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby.

Finally, last year, Larson stood atop the Eldora podium during Ohio Sprint Speedweek with the All Stars, completing his mission to win in every type of race car he has ever competed in at Eldora Speedway.

Larson has four dirt open-wheel victories this season already, including back-to-back wins with the World of Outlaws in late May and early June, an All Star triumph during last month’s Ohio Sprint Speedweek and a late-June USAC midget victory in Joliet, Ill.