Throughout 2014, Kyle Larson sat behind the wheel of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as part of Chip Ganassi Racing. In 2013 Larson made his series debut in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS), completing his rookie season with 17 top-10 and nine top-five finishes. He finished the season eighth in the series point standings while also receiving the NNS Rookie of the Year honors. In addition, he won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race in Rockingham, and made his NSCS debut in the Fall Charlotte race.