Hendrick Motorsports announced on Wednesday morning that it has signed reinstated NASCAR driver Kyle Larson to drive its No. 5 Chevrolet car starting in 2021. Larson agreed a multi-year deal with the team after he was reinstated by NASCAR.
Larson went to twitter thanking Hendrick Motorsports and said he is honored and so grateful for a next chapter in his life.
NASCAR suspended Kyle Larson in April 13. Chip Ganassi Racing fired Larson the day. NASCAR required Larson to attend sensitivity training. Larson completed the training by May 6.
Erik Jones Looks Forward to Kyle Larson NASCAR Return – “You can’t fault him for trying to fix what had happened” ”
— Kyle Larson (@KyleLarsonRacin) October 28, 2020
“Kyle is unquestionably one of the most talented race car drivers in the world,” Hendrick said. “He has championship-level ability and will be a significant addition to our on-track program. More importantly, I have full confidence that he understands our expectations and will be a tremendous ambassador for our team, our partners and NASCAR.