* This Week's Verizon Dodge... Justin Allgaier will pilot Penske Racing chassis PRS-023 in Saturday's Bucyrus 200 at Road America. This is a brand-new Verizon Dodge that will be put through its first paces this weekend. * Get to the Points...
* This Week's Verizon Dodge... Justin Allgaier will pilot Penske Racing chassis PRS-023 in Saturday's Bucyrus 200 at Road America. This is a brand-new Verizon Dodge that will be put through its first paces this weekend.
* Get to the Points... Allgaier enters Road America third in points, 313 markers behind point leader and Penske Racing teammate, Brad Keselowski. Allgaier's ranking is best among full-time, Nationwide Series-only drivers. He leads fellow Nationwide-only driver Steve Wallace, currently ranked eighth, by 457 points.
* Hauler Parade... Joe Allen, driver of the No. 12 Verizon transporter, will take part in Road America's inaugural Hauler Parade on Wednesday, June 16. The event kicks off at 2:30 p.m. at the Times Printing Company, located at 100 Industrial Drive, Random Lake, WI. The parade then winds along Highway 57 to Road America. For more information, log onto visitsheboygancounty.com.
Justin Allgaier on Road America
"Road America is one of the nicest motorsport facilities in the country. This being the first race there, as drivers, we're going into the weekend conservatively because we don't really know what to expect. I've made a few laps around the track in a street car, and while there isn't much you can learn from going around there slowly, you can learn a little about the elevation changes and how tight the corners are. I'm looking forward to this weekend and being part of the first race there."
Crew chief Chad Walter on Road America
"I'm really looking forward the challenge of a new road course. Justin has put in a lot of effort to improve his road racing skills. Road America is a challenging track, and it will certainly put him to the test. Track position will be key, as the track appears very narrow with limited opportunities to pass. Keys to a good finish will be saving the brakes and not abusing the equipment in all of the hard braking zones. I'm glad to see that the fans in the Wisconsin area have another venue to travel to, as we no longer visit the famed Milwaukee Mile."