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Sunday April 11th, 2021 12:26AM

PODCAST: Hard Left Turn - Larson win no gamble at Las Vegas

By AccessWDUN Staff
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While not as unexpected as the three previous winners on the NASCAR Cup Series so far this season, Kyle Larson certainly wasn't thought to be a contender to be a winner on the NASCAR Cup Series this early in the season.

Unless, of course, you name is Kyle Larson.  Then it wasn't quite as unexpected as you might think.

Our Hard Left Turn crew is set to break down this past weekend's Pennzoil 400 form Las Vegas Motor Speedway, including:

-Once he got out front, there was just no catching Kyle Larson on Sunday, as he drove to a 3.156-second win over Brad Keselowski.

-There were 27 lead changes among 12 drivers in what was a very competitive race at Las Vegas.

-With all three manufacturers represented on the podium, there was a lot of parity seen on Sunday.

-Kevin Harvick came into the day as the favorite, but was never a factor, finishing a lap off the pace in 20th.

-After running up front early, Chase Elliott suffered damage on a pit stop and spun on his own, relegating him to a 13th place finish in the end.

--Plus we'll look at the latest news items and preview this weekend's race at Phoenix Raceway.

WDUN will carry live MRN Radio coverage of the NASCAR race weekend from Phoenix Raceway, beginning with Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity Series Call 811 Before You Dig 200 beginning at 5 pm on 102.9 FM, AM 550 and streaming live on AccessWDUN.  Coverage continues on Sunday with the NASCAR Cup Series Instacart 500 beginning at 2:30 pm on 102.9 FM, AM 550 and streaming live on AccessWDUN.

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