Kyle Larson has entered to compete in the CB Industries No. 86 at the Aug. 18-19 USAC Driven2SaveLives BC39 Powered By NOS Energy Drink at The Dirt Track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Ryan Sellers Photo)
BC39 FIELD EXPLODES TO 77,
LARSON, YELEY & McINTOSH ENTER!
By: Richie Murray – USAC Media
Indianapolis, Indiana (August 12, 2021)………Kyle Larson, JJ Yeley and Cannon McIntosh have officially filed their entries for the August 18-19 USAC Driven2SaveLives BC39 Powered By NOS Energy Drink as the entry list has exploded to a staggering 77 entries for the Midget racing event at The Dirt Track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Larson (Elk Grove, Calif.), the NASCAR Cup Series superstar and 23-time USAC National Midget feature winner, will be behind the wheel of the CB Industries #86, the team with which he dominated with en route to the 2020 Indiana Midget Week title.
As one of four entrants out of the CB Industries stable, Larson will be joined by past USAC National Midget Champions Chris Windom (Canton, Ill.) and Spencer Bayston (Lebanon, Ind.) as well as race Rookie Ryan Timms (Oklahoma City, Okla.). Larson finished 9th in his lone BC39 feature start in 2019 but won the preceding night’s Stoops Pursuit in one of the most dramatic endings in motorsports history.
Yeley (Tucson, Ariz.) is one of the most decorated drivers in USAC history, capturing a total of five National Championships with the club, including becoming the second driver to win all three USAC national titles in the same season in 2003 (Tony Stewart, 1995). Yeley is also the only driver to compete in the BC39, Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 in his career.
McIntosh (Bixby, Okla.) is one of the top young guns on the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget trail, having won three times in his career. He made his BC39 debut in 2019, garnering the last transfer spot in the semi-feature and finishing 18th in the feature after flipping with nine laps remaining.