Kyle Larson finds the most unlikely ally in his bid to enforce a NASCAR ban

OK! Nobody can stop replaying Ross Chastain’s video game in Martinsville. After all, it was that move that helped him qualify for the final race in Phoenix. However, not everyone seems to agree with Chastain doing the tricky maneuver, and Kyle Larson was one of them.

Ads

The article continues below this ad

After the Martinsville race, Kyle Larson He said he found the move “embarrassing” and called on NASCAR to make a rule against it. As a result, his post-race interview attracted a great deal of backlash from some other members of the NASCAR community.

Ads

The article continues below this ad

For example, Brett Griffin spotter Call Of hypocrisy in Larson’s reaction to Chastain is moving. After all, it was Larson himself who tried to ride the wall last season.

MARTINSVILLE, VA – OCTOBER 30: Ross Chastain, Moose Fraternity’s #1 driver, rides the wall on the final lap of the NASCAR Xfinity 500 Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway on October 30, 2022 in Martinsville, Virginia. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Furthermore, Dale Earnhardt Jr. too Think That Larson’s reaction to Chastain’s move was “saline as the deserted ex”. In fact, he said that such a reaction would have been accepted by Denny Hamlin. This was because it was Hamlin who shredded his chances of qualifying for the fourth round due to Chastain’s maneuvering.

But now, it seems Kyle Larson isn’t the only one who feels the move should be banned. In fact, he now has an ally who feels the same way. Speaking tweetJeff Gluck revealed it Daniel Suarez feel the same. He wrote it even though Suarez felt it was a move “more than great“But he thinks it’s not “A real race.”

Dive deeper

Amidst a video game scene, Ross Chastain embraces playing villain during NASCAR season in light of beef Denny Hamlin

6 days ago

On top of that, Suarez feels NASCAR should ban the move before the top five try it out. Recently, Larson was asked about Chastain’s move again, and this time he added more to his explanations.

Why did Kyle Larson say what Ross Chastain did doesn’t require talent

Ads

The article continues below this ad

The video game Ross Chastain, or “Hill Melon” action, went viral after the Martinsville race. Once on the Internet, the majority of NASCAR fans praised Chastain’s presence for mind and driving skills. However, even after getting angry at Hill Mellon, Larson stood firm on his words.

KANSAS CITY, KS – SEPTEMBER 11: Ross Chastain, driver of the #1 Advent Health Chevrolet, greets NASCAR fans during pre-celebrations for the NASCAR Cup Hollywood Casino 400 Series at Kansas Speedway on September 11, 2022 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Speaking an interview In Phoenix, Hendrick Motorsports driver admitted that Chastain’s move was crazy and required bravery. However, he also stated; “I would say after listening to all the fans that my opinion has changed because they are very educated. But no, it has not.”

Ads

The article continues below this ad

Watch this story: NASCAR legend slams hypocrisy over Bubba Wallace’s ‘inconsistent’ punishment of Kyle Larson

Furthermore, he added, “It doesn’t take any talent to make it hit a wall and go two seconds faster off the field. I don’t think that’s fair. It’s not fair at all.”