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Social media sings praises of Elk Grove native Kyle Larson after Fontana sweep

Elk Grove's Kyle Larson prepares sushi at Miknuni on visit to Northern California

Kyle Larson, a rising NASCAR star from Elk Grove, prepares sushi with chef Taro Arai at Mikuni in Sacramento on Thursday, March 24, 2016.
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Kyle Larson, a rising NASCAR star from Elk Grove, prepares sushi with chef Taro Arai at Mikuni in Sacramento on Thursday, March 24, 2016.

Elk Grove native Kyle Larson won the Auto Club 400 on Sunday, sweeping the race weekend at Fontana.

“Lots of fun to be Kyle Larson right now,” Larson said after the win, adding, “This is just amazing.”

There was one hiccup: Larson got into a minor car crash while leaving the track Sunday, but was reportedly OK.

After his impressive performances on the track, there was plenty of praise for Larson across Twitter on Sunday. Here’s a sample:

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