In the opening minutes of practice, Justin Allgaier’s rear end locked up and sent him into a casual spin. He did not make contact with the wall, but the team was forced to spend a lot of time in the garage.
Justin Allgaier will make his sixth start on one of the similarly-configured, 1.5-mile courses this week and he is seeking his first top-20 on this track type.
Justin Allgaier has shown remarkable consistency on short tracks with three results ranging from 17th to 23rd.
Justin Allgaier entered the Toyota / Save Mart 350k with seven consecutive top-10s in the Nationwide series, but he fell a lap off the pace at Sonoma and finished 33rd.
Justin Allgaier has about a 66 percent chance of finishing in the 20s this week if his previous flat track races are an indication. In four of six starts this year he finished 23rd at Martinsville, 21st at Richmond, and 27th at Pocono and Indy.
Justin Allgaier showed rapid improvement in the unrestricted oval races from June’s FedEx 400 at Dover through the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona. In five races he finished with a best of 16th at Michigan and a worst of only 27th at Pocono.
Collision Cure Body Werks will sponsor the No. 51 Chevrolet SS driven by Justin Allgaier in this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Justin Allgaier has finished on the lead lap in five races this year, but only one of those translated into a top-20.
Justin Allgaier will be making his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS).
Justin Allgaier will be making his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.
Justin Allgaier will be making his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Kentucky Speedway this weekend.
Justin Allgaier will be making his first NSCS start at Sonoma Raceway and also one of the few tracks he has never raced on before.
Justin Allgaier (No. 83 Grigg Brothers/BRANDT Chevrolet) will attempt to make his NASCAR K&N Pro Series debut in the Carneros 200 at Sonoma Raceway.
Justin Allgaier, who is running for the Sunoco Rookie of the Year award in the NSCS this season, will be making his first career NSCS start at Michigan.