AJ Allmendinger finished eighth in the Hollywood Casino 400 to stop a seven-race streak in which he failed to crack the top 10.
AJ Allmendinger has crashed out of two of his last three races on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks with accidents at Kentucky Speedway in July and Charlotte Motor Speedway last week.
Fantasy players with managed expectations could find AJ Allmendinger to be a pleasant surprise. In seven attempts on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year, he has four results of 17th or better.
AJ Allmendinger should finish on the lead lap this week in the Bad Boy Off Road 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. In his last 10 races there, he has completed all but two laps.
AJ Allmendinger posted the 22nd-fastest lap in the first practice session for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway with a speed of 180.252 mph.
AJ Allmendinger posted a lap of 198.265 mph to become the first driver who failed to advance to the second round of qualification for the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. He will roll off the grid 25th on Sunday.
One week after finishing fourth in the Cheez-it 355 at the Glen, AJ Allmendinger scored another top-10 at Bristol Motor Speedway in the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. He crossed under the checkers ninth after starting eighth.
AJ Allmendinger has not yet scored a top-10 at Bristol Motor Speedway in 16 previous starts. He has a handful of top-15s, however, the most recent of which came in fall 2014. He finished 14th that evening after starting 22nd.
AJ Allmendinger missed his best opportunity to win last week at Watkins Glen International. He finished fourth on the road course. He passed two drivers on the final lap who experienced trouble in the final corner and now ‘Dinger needs to buckle down, employ a little strategy, and attempt to get a victory in one of the final four regular season races.
AJ Allmendinger failed to win the Cheez-it 355 at the Glen, but he salvaged a decent finish after incurring a mid-race penalty. He finished fourth after starting the race ninth.
AJ Allmendinger posted the fastest single lap in final practice for the Cheez-it 355 at the Glen with a lap of 127.551 mph. He thought his engine had blown with about 30 minutes remaining because of the amount of smoke that filled the cockpit after he exited the bus stop chicane on the backstretch.
AJ Allmendinger bounced over the curbs in the inner loop at Watkins Glen International in final practice for the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen. He apparently broke a line of some sort and developed a fluid leak.
AJ Allmendinger is a calculated risk at Pocono Raceway. He entered last year’s edition of this race with four 30-something results in the five Pocono races that preceded it, but he used his skills honed on road courses and finished seventh. He was not as great a value this spring, but finished 16th—four spots ahead of the midline.
AJ Allmendinger was in the top 24 until the final laps of the first round of qualification, but when Joey Logano posted a second time in that session, the No. 47 was bumped out. Allmendinger made a last-ditch effort, but became the first driver to fail to advance to the second round. He lines up 25th for the Crown Royal Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard with a lap of 183.169 mph.