Marcos Ambrose chased AJ Allmendinger to the finish line and came up one position short of winning the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen. He led 19 laps en route to his second-place finish.
Sprint Cup regular (No. 9 Ford Fusion) Marcos Ambrose wins the 20th Annual Zippo 200 at The Glen, his fifth victory in 77 NASCAR Nationwide Series races.
Marcos Ambrose posted the second fastest single lap in the final practice session for the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen. His top speed was 128.682 mph, which was only 3/1,000ths of a second slower than AJ Allmendinger’s best time.
Sprint Cup regular (No. 9 Ford Fusion) Marcos Ambrose tops the speed chart in the Happy Hour practice session for the Nationwide Series Zippo 200 at The Glen at Watkins Glen International.
Marcos Ambrose posted the fifth fastest single lap in the first practice session for the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen. His top speed was 126.356 mph.
Marcos Ambrose’s perfect streak of top-three finishes literally came crashing to a halt last year at Watkins Glen. He should be able to rebound this week and challenge for victory once more.
Five-time Watkins Glen winner Marcos Ambrose will double down this weekend at the famed New York road course.
Marcos Ambrose has earned only two top-20 finishes on flat tracks this year. He was scored fifth at Martinsville and 18th at Richmond. His last Pocono performance ended in a 24th-place finish.
Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) left the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and flew directly to the road course in Watkins Glen, New York for a two-day test session for Marcos Ambrose and Aric Almirola beginning today, July 28th.
Marcos Ambrose will join his teammate Aric Almirola at the back of the field because of a transmission change. He will give up his 22nd-place position on the grid.
Conventional wisdom holds that flat tracks behave like road courses to some extent since drivers need to brake before entering the corners. Marcos Ambrose has long rejected that notion and his results at Indy are part of the reason why. His best effort there was a 16th earned last year.
Marcos Ambrose’s 2014 season-to-date has been bookended by two strong runs apiece during the spring and summer. He finished fifth at Bristol and Martinsville in March, and then scored an eighth at Sonoma and 10th at Daytona in the past four weeks.
Marcos Ambrose finishes 10th in Sunday's rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Marcos Ambrose will debut the colors of Black and Decker this weekend on the Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) No. 9 Ford Fusion.