Chris Heroy, meet “Jason.”
Heroy, Kyle Larson’s crew chief, was on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio earlier this week when he received a peculiar question from a caller.
Hey Chris. My name’s Jason, and I was wondering: A lot of great race car drivers, as well as crew chiefs like yourself, have a lot of facial hair. And I don’t know if Kyle can grow facial hair or not, but, do you think it would help the performance on the race track if he was able to grow a mustache?
Heroy chuckled, then responded:
I think Kyle could grow an awesome mustache, actually. He can’t grow much facial hair, but he could grow a sweet ‘stache, and I’ve been telling him to do it. He better get on it; I hope he’s listening.
The “I hope he’s listening” remark sent hosts Dave Moody and Angie Skinner into a fit of laughter, as it turned out “Jason” was actually Larson.
Heroy’s reaction to the prank call?
“I knew you were gonna do this, ya jerk!”