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A.J. Allmendinger

A.J. Allmendinger
American racecar driver Anthony James "A.J." Allmendinger was born on Dec. 16, 1981, in Los Gatos, Calif. He started his career in karts, winning two International Karting Federation Grand National championships. Allmendinger won the Barber Dodge Pro Series championship in 2002 and the Champ Cart Atlantic Championship in 2003. In 2004, he won the Champ Car World Series Roshfrans Rookie-of-the-Year award. In 2006, he went on a three-race winning streak in the Grand Prix of Portland, Grand Prix of Cleveland and Grand Prix of Toronto. After five wins of the season, Allmendinger joined NASCAR. Over the next year, he suffered through some crashes and failed to qualify for some races. In 2008, he... Show more »
American racecar driver Anthony James "A.J." Allmendinger was born on Dec. 16, 1981, in Los Gatos, Calif. He started his career in karts, winning two International Karting Federation Grand National championships. Allmendinger won the Barber Dodge Pro Series championship in 2002 and the Champ Cart Atlantic Championship in 2003. In 2004, he won the Champ Car World Series Roshfrans Rookie-of-the-Year award. In 2006, he went on a three-race winning streak in the Grand Prix of Portland, Grand Prix of Cleveland and Grand Prix of Toronto. After five wins of the season, Allmendinger joined NASCAR. Over the next year, he suffered through some crashes and failed to qualify for some races. In 2008, he won the Sprint Showdown, automatically qualifying him for the Sprint All-Star Race, where he placed 17th. In 2009, he debuted in third at the Daytona 500, his personal best. He finished 11th in the 2011 Daytona 500. « Show less

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  • The Backstretch Blog: Taken for Granite

    The Backstretch Blog: Taken for Granite
    As NASCAR moves to the Granite State, the talk should be about the Chase, who might be a title contender and the other things that are fodder during the dog days of summer. But instead, the only thing anyone is talking about outside the NASCAR inner...
  • Greg Biffle wins pole at Bristol Motor Speedway

    Greg Biffle wins pole at Bristol Motor Speedway
    Greg Biffle has won the pole for Sunday's race at Bristol Motor Speedway, maintaining his strong start to the season.     Biffle turned a lap of 125.215 mph in his Roush Fenway Racing Ford during Friday's qualifying session. He is the Sprint Cup Series...
  • Tony Stewart leads halfway through NASCAR race in Phoenix

     
    The battle for NASCAR's Sprint Cup title went off as advertised Sunday. Tony Stewart, who started the day trailing Carl Edwards by only three points in the championship standings, was leading at the halfway point of the Kobalt Tools 500......
  • NASCAR's Matt Kenseth wins pole for Phoenix race

     
    Matt Kenseth won the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Phoenix, while title contenders Carl Edwards and Tony Stewart qualified in the top 10. Edwards has a three-point lead over Stewart with two races left in......
  • NASCAR's Kurt Busch signs with Phoenix Racing

     
    Former champion Kurt Busch said Thursday he plans to drive for the small team of Phoenix Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next year....
  • Coke Zero 400: Sam Hornish Jr. leads after 200 miles

     
    Sam Hornish Jr. leads after 200 miles at Coke Zero 400....
  • Coke Zero 400: Tony Stewart leads after 300 miles

     
    Tony Stewart leads after 300 miles at the Coke Zero 400....