Video: Kyle Larson spins in final practice at Kansas

While it wasn’t nearly the wild ride he had on the final lap at Talladega two weeks ago, Chip Ganassi Racing driver had a ‘moment’ near the end of final practice Friday at Kansas Speedway.

Entering turn 1 Larson’s Chevy got loose making slight contact with the Toyota of Martin Truex Jr., before spinning.  Neither car had any significant damage and Larson went on to qualify 8th a few hours later.

“We trimmed our car a lot during the first practice today,” Larsson said. “We made some big improvements. So, we’ll see how it races. But I felt good about it in Happy Hour practice. Kansas is a good track for us, so we’ll see if we can have another good race tomorrow.”

Larson said the damage to his Chevy was minimal.

“Just a very, very small dent,” he said. “Yeah, I got lucky there. I don’t know how we didn’t crash but I would have hated that if I would have tore up Martin (Truex Jr’s) car. Thankfully, we just barely touched.”

Truex qualified 6th.

“That was one of those ‘oh-you-know-what’ moments,” Truex said. “I saw him out of the corner of my eye as we were almost-but-not-quite side by side. I could see him get loose up at the top, and I’m staying wide open, and I could see he’s coming down the track pointing at me.”

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