A.J. Allmendinger
United States

A.J. Allmendinger

1981-12-16 (age 39)

Hour 6: Allmendinger maintains lead for Shank  

Changing fortunes throughout the field, but MSR's Ligier-Honda P2 has clear edge in pace.

"Unless they break, P2s are not beatable," says McMurray

Are the Daytona Prototypes sandbagging or actually at a disadvantage going into the Rolex 24? The two sides can't seem to agree...

Allmendinger: "We all want to win it for Justin"

A.J. Allmendinger is confident that Michael Shank Racing can return to Victory Lane this weekend in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Pla joins Michael Shank Racing for NAEC rounds

French P2 ace replaces the late Justin Wilson in MSR's Rolex 24 at Daytona lineup, and more.

JTG makes crew chief change for Allmendinger

As Motorsport.com first reported, Randall Burnett will oversee the No. 47 JTG/Daugherty team next season.

JTG makes a change atop the pit box

A familiar face will be atop the No. 47 JTG Daugherty pit box this weekend as veteran crew chief Todd Parrott lends his expertise to the team.

Bush's re-signs with JTG Daugherty Racing

13-year relationship continues between JTGD's No. 47 Chevy and Bush Brothers & Company.

Where did all the contenders go?

Four out of the top five starters in Sunday's race all encountered issues that precluded them from taking part in the battle for the win.

Clean sweep: AJ Allmendinger earns the pole at the Glen

Defending Cheez-It 355 winner AJ Allmendinger will start from the pole for Sunday's Sprint Cup race.

Bowyer tops first Watkins Glen practice

Clint Bowyer's biggest complaint during practice? His helmet didn't fit right.

Outside looking in: Allmendinger in need of another win at the Glen

A.J. Allmendinger won his way into the Chase in this race, one year ago. In 2015, he's back in the same position once again.

NASCAR is prepared to get wet at the Glen

Teams will incorporate new rain package on Sprint Cup cars this weekend.

Rough runs for some road course "ringers"

Bad luck plagues Allmendinger, Ragan and Edwards.

Bowyer blasts off with top spot in practice

The No. 15 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota leads the first session at Sonoma.

Can Allmendinger work his way into the Chase?

Jeff Gordon contends that A.J. Allmendinger is currently the sport's top road course racer, but will that translate into a win on Sunday?

Hendrick's streak ends at Pocono

After winning the last five races at Pocono, there's a new Chevy in Victory Lane.

AJ Allmendinger signs major contract extension

Dinger will build on current JTGD success with solid sponsor support for the next five years.

ECR, you have some explaining to do

AJ Allmendinger has engine woes for the third-straight week, Austin Dillon joins him on the sidelines.

Luck runs out for Allmendinger at Phoenix

Engine issues, inspection delays and an injured jackman delay progress for No. 47 team at PIR

Allmendinger experiences engine woes in practice

The No. 47 changes engines prior to Happy Hour

Harvick dominates at Las Vegas

Martin Truex Jr. and Ryan Newman were unable to run him down in the closing laps.

Dinger overcomes the flu for career-best finish at Las Vegas

Second top 10 in two weeks vaults No. 47 team to fifth in the Sprint Cup standings.

Earnhardt Jr. wins first Duel ahead of Jeff Gordon

Justin Marks and Ron Hornaday Jr. failed to race their way in.

What to watch for in the Sprint Unlimited

Tonight's exhibition race kicks off NASCAR's 2015 season.

Shank looks forward to Sebring, improving Ligier/Honda

Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian made its Sebring debut last year, scoring a ninth-place, lead-lap finish.

Honda and Michael Shank Racing show speed at Daytona - video

A.J. Allmendinger claims fastest race lap for Honda

The Ligier JS P2 racks up yet another pole position!

Michael Shank Racing gave the Ligier JS P2 the eighth pole position of its fledgling career on the Daytona International Speedway!

AJ Allmendinger looks to add to his watch collection at the Rolex 24

Dinger enters Daytona with a new car and a new attitude.

Allmendinger leads Thursday night practice for Michael Shank Racing

The first night practice for the Rolex 24 competitors has taken place.

Oswaldo Negri to lead field to the green flag in 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona

Michael Shank Racing has a perfect weekend going three sessions into it at Daytona.

Let the testing begin

Goodyear's Las Vegas tire test features an all-star cast.

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship odds

Courtesy of BovadaLV, we have the odds for who is most likely going to win Sprint Cup this year.

Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian continues strong start to 2015 in Roar testing

The squad has moved to a Honda-powered Ligier JS P2 machine for the 2015 season.

Burns returns to JTG Daugherty Racing

Crew chief Brian Burns says "consistency" will be the key to continued success with the No. 47 team and AJ Allmendinger.

Gold Michael Shank Ligier and build photos revealed

Check out the new ride Michael Shank Racing has for 2015.

KartWeek ready to roll at Daytona International Speedway

WKA event draws hundreds of racers from around the world.

The new Honda TUDOR Championship team? Bet on Michael Shank Racing

Honda's new team won't be named until Friday, but expect MSR to switch from Ford.

Casey Mears and Germain Racing: An underdog success story in the making

Casey Mears and team have made tremendous gains as an organization over the last two years.

'Dinger' and JTG ready to fight their way into top ten in points at Homestead

A.J. Allmendinger has the single-car operation sitting 11th in the championship standings.

Crew chief Brian Burns to remain with JTG Daugherty Racing

Burns to play prominent role in JTGD Racing's future.

Winless Newman and Kenseth advance again in win-emphasized Chase

These two continue to upset the apple cart in this new Chase format.

NASCAR: Be careful what you wish for

If 'winning is everything,' odd that two drivers with six wins are out, two with no wins are in...

Keselowski escapes elimination with victory at Talladega

Brad Keselowski wins at Talladega as three Hendrick cars are eliminated from the shrinking Chase field.

Vickers claims Sprint Cup pole at Talladega

Brian Vickers and Jimmie Johnson will lead the field to the green flag tomorrow.

What's between your driver's hands?

Drivers weigh in after Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s wheel breaks at Dover.

What does it take to compete in NASCAR's new Chase?

What does it take to make it to the second round of NASCAR's new playoff format Chase?

Gone but not forgotten

Four Chase contenders bid farewell at Dover.

Gordon wins at Dover for the first time since 2001

Jeff Gordon has earned his fourth win of the 2014 season.

Realistic expectations: Dinger just happy to be in the dance

AJ Allmendinger remains optimistic despite being the only single-car team in the Chase.

Will the conservative approach work for Chase contenders on Sunday?

While some will points race at Dover, for others, it will be a free-for-all.

Keselowski wins Chase opener after three-wide pass for the lead

Things heated up towards the finish at Chicagoland Speedway.

As Ambrose departs, what's next for the No. 9 Ford

Richard Petty Motorsports has some decisions to make for 2015,

Allmendinger scoffs at long odds for his Chase chances

AJ Allmendinger took lighthearted umbrage at being considered an afterthought for the Chase.

Who will be the first four eliminated?

NASCAR's 'new' Chase gets underway this weekend in at Chicagoland Speedway.

2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup: The future of NASCAR competition

Unlike some traditionalists out there, I am thoroughly excited for the next reincarnation of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.