A.J. Allmendinger
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A.J. Allmendinger

1981-12-16 (age 39)


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Kaulig Racing to launch multi-car NASCAR Cup Series program
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Kaulig Racing to launch multi-car NASCAR Cup Series program

Kaulig Racing unveiled its expansion plans Friday which include the purchase of two charters to field teams in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Allmendinger fights back from penalty, wins Mid-Ohio Xfinity race Mid-Ohio
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Allmendinger fights back from penalty, wins Mid-Ohio Xfinity race

A.J. Allmendinger came back from a late-race penalty to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio in a Kaulig Racing 1-2 finish.

A.J. Allmendinger holds off Hemric for Las Vegas Xfinity win Las Vegas
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A.J. Allmendinger holds off Hemric for Las Vegas Xfinity win

A.J. Allmendinger grabbed the lead on a restart with 12 of 200 laps remaining and cruised to his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory of the season.

Allmendinger to return to Cup Series at Daytona Road Course

A.J. Allmendinger plans to make his first NASCAR Cup Series start since 2018 next month at Daytona.

Allmendinger on MSR Acura: “You just have to trust the grip”

Meyer Shank Racing has completed its first test with the Acura ARX-05 and the team’s Rolex 24 mainstay AJ Allmendinger admitted he needed to recalibrate after driving a DPi car.

Allmendinger to compete for NASCAR Xfinity title in 2021

A.J. Allmendinger will run the full 33-race NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule in 2021 with Kaulig Racing.

Allmendinger wins chaotic, soaked Xfinity race at Charlotte Roval Charlotte II
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Allmendinger wins chaotic, soaked Xfinity race at Charlotte Roval

A.J. Allmendinger was no fan of NASCAR electing to race in pouring rain on Saturday, but he made the best of it – with a trip to Victory Lane.

Kaulig teammates wreck while Haley wins Daytona Xfinity race

Kaulig Racing looked like it had a victory locked up in Friday night’s NASCAR Xfinity Series – and it did, but not how they thought it would turn out.

Allmendinger surprises with first NASCAR oval win at Atlanta

A rash of speeding penalties collected the top contenders and A.J. Allmendinger turned that opportunity into the first oval track victory of his NASCAR career.

Two of Kaulig Racing's three cars DNQ from Xfinity race

Things went very wrong for Kaulig Racing during NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday.

Allmendinger to run eight NASCAR Xfinity Series races in 2020

A.J. Allmendinger will return to Kaulig Racing for eight NASCAR Xfinity Series races during the 2020 season.

Allmendinger wins wild Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Roval

A.J. Allmendinger returned to a NASCAR Victory Lane on Saturday for the first time in five years.

A.J. Allmendinger wins pole for Road America Xfinity race

A.J. Allmendinger will try for his first win of the 2019 Xfinity Series season starting from the pole.

Allmendinger disqualified from Saturday's Xfinity race at WGI

A.J. Allmendinger is 2-0 on thrilling finishes in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this season and 0-for-2 on passing post-race inspection.

Cindric bests Allmendinger for first Xfinity win at Watkins Glen

Austin Cindric caught A.J. Allmendinger for the lead but it took another lap of banging for Cindric to emerge with his first career victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Allmendinger disqualified after third-place finish at Daytona

A.J. Allmendinger was in contention for a win in his first NASCAR race of the 2019 season but in the end it was as if he wasn’t there.

Kaulig Racing adds third car for Daytona with Ross Chastain

Kaulig Racing will run three cars for the first time next weekend at Daytona International Speedway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race.

A.J. Allmendinger finds new home after losing Cup ride

13-year NASCAR veteran joins NBC Sports Group to cover various events for the network in 2019 including IMSA coverage and contribute to NASCAR America.

Meyer Shank Racing reveals IMSA lineups

Meyer Shank Racing has confirmed it will run two Acura NSX Evos in the GT Daytona class for the full 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, and that AJ Allmendinger will return for the Rolex 24 Hours.

A.J. Allmendinger: "I’ve got no job. I’m going out to win"

Sunday’s Bank of America 400 on the Roval course at Charlotte Motor Speedway couldn’t come at a better time for A.J. Allmendinger.

Kurt Busch edges Allmendinger for inaugural pole at Charlotte Roval

Kush Busch’s patience paid off with the pole for Sunday’s inaugural race on the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval course.

A.J. Allmendinger out at JTG Daugherty Racing after 2018 season

JTG Daugherty Racing announced on Tuesday that it was releasing driver A.J. Allmendinger at the conclusion of the 2018 season.

NASCAR Roundtable: Watkins Glen will give others a chance to shine

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Watkins Glen International this weekend for their final road course race of the year.

"It's short-track racing in the infield" on the Charlotte Roval

Joey Logano and A.J. Allmendinger agree the Charlotte Roval course will produce plenty of on-track action, which should make it a ‘must see’ event for NASCAR fans.

JTG Daugherty drivers enjoy record day at Daytona

While many teams suffered damage and DNF’s in the multi-car incidents at Daytona, A.J. Allmendinger and Chris Buescher were able to make history for their JTG Daugherty Racing organization.

Allmendinger dejected after Sonoma DNF: "I let everybody down"

A.J. Allmendinger earned his first stage win of the season at Sonoma Raceway, but just a few laps later, his day was over.

Allmendinger wins Stage 1 at Sonoma after Truex and Harvick pit

Kyle Larson and Martin Truex Jr. led the field to the green flag in Sunday's 110-lapper at Sonoma Raceway.

Bowman, Suarez, Allmendinger and Elliott advance to All-Star Race

Three stage winners of the Monster Energy Open and the fan’s choice transferred into Saturday night’s NASCAR All-Star Race.

JTG Daugherty Racing enjoys successful weekend in Daytona

Teammates A.J. Allmendinger and Chris Buescher both finished inside the top ten in the season-opening Daytona 500.

Allmendinger's confidence high ahead of Rolex 24 and Daytona 500

As soon as the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour ended, AJ Allmendinger headed south for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

MSR to run one Acura NSX full-time, one part-time in IMSA in 2018

Michael Shank Racing, which brought the Acura NSX GT3 two wins in the IMSA GT Daytona class in the model’s inaugural racing season, has announced a revised lineup for 2018.

JTG Daugherty ups its engineering game for 2018

JTG/Daugherty Racing will embark on a technical alliance with Hendrick Motorsports in 2018.

JTG Daugherty was Chevrolet's bright spot at Watkins Glen

A.J. Allmendinger never found himself in contention for the win Sunday at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, but his JTG Daugherty organization still managed one of its best weekends of the 2017 season.

Roundtable: Does NASCAR need more dirt races?

Our NASCAR team tackles the hottest topics in NASCAR this week.

Allmendinger: "You can’t really let your guard down" at Martinsville

AJ Allmendinger will enjoy a long-awaited reunion this weekend at Martinsville Speedway— with his crew chief Randall Burnett.

The longest winless streaks in NASCAR today

For all former NASCAR winners experiencing a drought, Ryan Newman proved there’s still hope.

Three NASCAR teams incur encumbered finish penalties after Atlanta

Three NASCAR teams across all three national divisions have been penalized heavily following the race weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Roundtable - Recapping Daytona and previewing Atlanta

NASCAR writers Lee Spencer, Jim Utter, News Manager Nick DeGroot along with NASCAR PR Manager Tim Southers will tackle questions each week. This week we're getting ready for the tripleheader at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Allmendinger equals best Daytona 500 result in chaotic finish

AJ Allmendinger equaled his career-best result in the Daytona 500 on Sunday, finishing third as several cars ran out of fuel around him.

NASCAR's 'one-win wonders' that need to win again in 2017

When Jamie McMurray got the chance of a lifetime to fill in for the sidelined Sterling Marlin in 2002, he made the most of his opportunity.

Allmendinger "all for it" after NASCAR test of Charlotte road course

AJ Allmendinger tried to deflect questions regarding his road course test at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Jan. 13, by claiming he was on the golf course that day.

Trent Owens to oversee JTG's new entry for 2017

Trent Owens will oversee JTG Daugherty’s new entry in the Monster Energy Cup Series for 2017 with driver Chris Buescher. Owens started his duties with the No. 37 team on Monday.

Several Chase teams receive penalties and warnings after Texas

Seven Sprint Cup Chase contenders in the Round of 8 received penalties from infractions at Texas Motor Speedway.

Allmendinger enjoys a career-first at Martinsville

AJ Allmendinger enjoyed a career-first on Sunday — he scored his third-consecutive top-10 finish in NASCAR racing.

Biffle to JTG/Daugherty? Why it could be the perfect fit

As soon as Greg Biffle acknowledged two weeks ago at Kansas Speedway that he might be up for a change of scenery next season, the rumor mill began churn.

Allmendinger tops final Cup practice at Watkins Glen

AJ Allmendinger appears to be back in rare form at Watkins Glen International.

Repaved WGI producing “hold your breath” moments for drivers

Over the four sessions, rookie Chase Elliott posted the fastest lap on Wednesday afternoon with a speed of 127.7mph (69.042-seconds).

Five winless drivers who could punch their ticket to the Chase

Now that the “Smoke” has cleared from Sonoma Raceway — and from the fireworks that followed — consider this: Tony Stewart’s win on Sunday has eliminated an opportunity for one driver to qualify for the Chase on points.

Edwards edges Allmendinger for Sonoma pole

Carl Edwards, a winner at Sonoma Raceway for the first time two years ago, will start from the pole in Sunday’s Toyota/SaveMart 350.

Road course ace Allmendinger one to watch at Sonoma

Allmendinger hopes to bring the heat home to Sonoma

RCR brings Hornish, Allmendinger, McDowell, Kennedy into Xfinity lineup

Richard Childress Racing is expanding it NASCAR Xfinity All-Star lineup to include AJ Allmendinger, Sam Hornish Jr., Michael McDowell and Ben Kennedy.

JTG announces substitute crew chief following Burnett suspension

Ernie Cope will fill in for Randall Burnett as crew chief for the No. 47 JTG/Daugherty Racing team this weekend at Pocono Raceway.

Allmendinger: I’ll never race an open-cockpit IndyCar after Wilson’s death

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver AJ Allmendinger has no desire to return to the Indianapolis 500, following the death of his close friend Justin Wilson in an IndyCar.

Allmendinger knows MSR "got away with one" after earlier contact

Michael Shank Racing has asserted themselves as the team to beat in the first quarter of the Rolex 24, but it has not been without incident.

Hour 7: MSR still leads, Porsche top in GTLM

AJ Allmendinger still has the car to beat in the prototypes, but Porsche are looking dominant in GTLM.