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Kyle Larson primed as NASCAR’s next star

20-year-old driver seems to be in the fast lane

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Known for his voracious appetite for racing and an uncanny ability to drive anything, anywhere, any time, Tony Stewart was asked if he had a kindred spirit in Kyle Larson.

“I think he reminds me of a lot better than me,’’ Stewart said of the 20-year-old Nationwide Series rookie driver from Elk Grove, Calif.

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