A sweep is a feat that can’t be backed into. And he did so by setting new one-lap and 65-lap track records along the way. I got quick time, and in the heat race, I was hoping just to get to the top-four because the field was pretty tough.
Montpelier, IN Kyle Larson pulled off the equivalent of a perfect game in Tuesday night’s opening round of “Indiana Midget Week” at Montpelier Motor Speedway. Any driver who seemed to take a swing at Larson throughout the night found themselves striking out time-after-time in pursuit of the current NASCAR star whose only planned appearance of Indiana Midget Week came on this night. Larson came in and conquered his mission, tumbling each obstacle along the way by setting fast time, winning his heat and emerging victorious in the night’s 85-lap feature. (Car owner) Keith (Kunz) drew early for me, which was nice. “It kind of all starts with your pill draw, ” Larson explained.