Short stay at NASCARa s party for AJ and Almirola
AJ Allmendinger and Aric Almirola were the underdogs of the Chase, the two drivers nobody thought could win the Sprint Cup championship. They knew it, too, when they arrived in Chicago and for the first time in their careers were allowed behind NASCAR's velvet rope.
Marcos Ambrose to leave Petty team after 2014 season
Ambrose has driven in Sprint Cup for RPM for the past four years after two Cup seasons at JTG Daugherty Racing. He is a former Australia's V8 Supercar champion.
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Edwards battles lame-duck status entering Chase
RELATED: Play Perfect Chase Grid Challenge and Chase Battle Grid Presented by Toyota JOLIET, Ill. -- Despite finishing seventh in the regular-season standings, Carl Edwards opened with Vegas odds of 100-1 to win the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Allmendinger scoffs at long odds for his Chase chances
From a handicapping standpoint, AJ Allmendinger is realistic enough to know he won't have the same odds of winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title as six-time champion Jimmie Johnson, but he took lighthearted umbrage at being considered an afterthought for the Chase. "We're contenders 'cause we're here, and we've got a shot at it, but I'm also not blind to the fact that, if you set myself against Jimmie, he's more favored," Allmendinger said.
Allmendinger Visits Kansas City For Chase Across North America Media Tour
A.J. Allmendinger is having the time of his life, he is locked in the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and excited to compete for his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship. "Being tagged as the underdog, the pressure is off of our team, we are ready to have fun and compete for a championship," said Allmendinger.
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Chase Storylines Worth Watching
The Jimmie Johnsons and Brad Keselowskis of the world have been getting most of the "favorite" votes, but here are some other drivers to watch: Kevin Harvick: On Tuesday, Stewart-Haas Racing announced that the No. 4 and the No.
Team USA Scholarship Names Six Candidates For Auto Club Speedway Shootout
Six young American drivers will converge on Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., next Monday, September 8, for a shootout to determine who will represent the Team USA Scholarship in the traditional Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch and the Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone, England, later in the fall. This will be 25th year the scholarship has assisted promising American youngsters at an early stage in their careers.
NASCAR's version of back to the future - Michigan test offers 2015 solution
No wait, don't click off just yet. I'm not completely mad. I know an entire article on testing sounds about as entertaining as a mug of cold tea.
AJ Allmendinger: 'Brad Daugherty TP'd my bus'
After Daugherty, an all-American at North Carolina and No. 1 pick in the 1996 NBA draft, spent time with the media, he apparently celebrated in the motorhome lot.