Kyle Larson received major accolades from motorsports legends after capturing his first NASCAR Cup Series championship on Sunday at Phoenix Raceway.
NASCAR Hall of Famer and three-time Cup Series champion Tony Stewart as well as Mario Andretti were among the heavy hitters to applaud the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports driver for his triumph. Stewart even recognized him as the best race car driver he has ever witnessed.
Congratulations to the best race car driver I’ve ever seen. @KyleLarsonRacin
— Tony Stewart (@TonyStewart) November 8, 2021
— Mario Andretti (@MarioAndretti) November 7, 2021