AJ Allmendinger finished 11th in the Hollywood Casino 400 to help solidify his 13th-place standing in the points.
AJ Allmendinger currently sits 10th in the Cup standings with one race remaining in the Challenger round. That means that his fate rests in his own hands entering a track on which he has an average finish of 18.6 in the past six seasons.
AJ Allmendinger converted a solid 13th-place finish at New Hampshire into a 10th-place position in the points’ standings. His Chase hopes remains alive entering Dover, where he has four top-15s during his 13-race career.
Unless AJ Allmendinger completely reverses his fortune on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks, he could get off to a rough start in this year’s Chase. In six starts this season, his best result of 18th came at Vegas in March.
AJ Allmendinger could be poised to earn his fourth consecutive top-15 finish this week at Atlanta. On another unrestricted, intermediate speedway two weeks ago, he started 22nd and finished 12th in the Pure Michigan 400.
AJ Allmendinger’s victory at Watkins Glen two weeks ago remains his only top-10 since finishing fifth at Talladega in May, but it was his third consecutive top-15.
With the pressure of qualifying for the Chase off his shoulders, AJ Allmendinger had a strong run at Michigan and finished 13th on Sunday.
AJ Allmendinger held off a determined Marcos Ambrose during a two-lap battle to the end and scored his first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory in the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen.
AJ Allmendinger posted the fastest single lap in the final practice for the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen. This came on the heels of a fourth-fastest lap in the first practice.
AJ Allmendinger posted the fourth fastest single lap in the first practice session for the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen. His top speed was 126.359 mph.
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AJ Allmendinger’s best opportunity to make the Chase will come this week at Watkins Glen International. He was a favorite to finish in the top five at Sonoma before getting wrecked by Dale Earnhardt Jr. 25 laps from the end of the race; Allmendinger finished 37th.
AJ Allmendinger’s last three flat track races ended in a 21st-place finish at Pocono earlier this year plus 18th-place results at New Hampshire and Indy.
AJ Allmendinger set himself up as the top dark horse in the GoBowling.com 400’s first practice session. He posted the seventh fastest speed at 179.251.