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Quick Report: Larson breaks through at Fontana

Kyle Larson has come to expect late-race obstacles in 2017. Sunday, he beat them all. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

FONTANA, CA (Sunday, March 26, 2017) – Coming off of an Xfinity Series victory and having claimed the pole during Friday qualifying, Kyle Larson was the clear favorite to win The 21st Annual Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday. Though his top three performances and credible late-race threats to win virtually every race in 2017 afforded him the point lead, cautions, calamity and pit strategy on final stops left Larson lacking a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win sticker thus far. Today’s race played out much the same, but this time Larson and his Chip Ganassi Racing team persevered.

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