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Brent Larson set out to tackle his first national tour with the World of Outlaws in 2018, competing for the Rookie of the Year title alongside longtime sponsor Arnie Ranta.

A 10th-place effort with 8 top-10 finishes in 2018 set the owner-driver combo up with a great sponsorship deal for 2019 with Drydene Performance Products.

Swapping their signature black-and-highlighter color scheme for the iconic Drydene red-and-white, the “B1 Bomber” came back for his second full-time season in 2019, notching a ninth-place finish in the overall points standings.

With 100+ career wins under his belt, going back to his days in the Modified ranks, Brent won the 2007 DTRA Late Model regional championship and is a 5-time Cedar Lake Speedway track champion.

Brent has also won track championships at both the Superior Speedway (Gondik Law Speedway) and Red Cedar Speedway, in addition to the KRA Speedway points title he earned in 1995. He currently sits seventh on the all-time Late Model win list at Cedar Lake Speedway with 28 victories in the division dating back to his first win at the facility in 2006.

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Engine Builder – Vic Hill Race Engines

Sponsors – Temper Surf Productions, Arnie Ranta Motorsports

Nickname – The B1 Bomber

Crew Members – Melanie Larson – Tire Prep

Favorite Track – Deer Creek Speedway. I like the atmosphere, the fans, and the two-three-wide racing.

Would you rather race on a slick or tacky track? – Slick

Who is/was the driver you look(ed) up to the most? – Ron Jones. He’s a local/national Modified racer from Minnesota, I looked up to him a lot as a young kid.

Most memorable racing moment, good or bad? – Winning a 2007 regional Late Model championship.

What’s the most enjoyable part of racing? – I like to travel, see the country and different race shops.

Favorite restaurant to stop at while on the road? – Buffalo Wild Wings or Applebee’s

Do you have a favorite fan experience, and what was it? – Every time I go to Deer Creek Speedway, the fan engagement is second to none.

What’s one thing you can’t live without while on the road? – My phone!

What’s the last movie you watched and what did you think of it? – Outbreak. A very good watch.

If you had a theme song, what would it be? – The Distance by Cake

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