A. J. Allmendinger
Anthony James "A. J." Allmendinger (born December 16, 1981) is an American open-wheel and stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series driving the No. 16 car for Kaulig Racing.
|A. J. Allmendinger|
|Born||December 16, 1981|
Los Gatos, California
|Achievements||2-time IKF Champion|
2002 Barber Dodge Pro Series champion
2003 Champ Car Atlantic champion
2012 Rolex 24 at Daytona winner
|Awards||2004 Champ Car World Series Rookie of the Year|
|Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career|
|371 races run over 13 years|
|Car no., team||No. 47 (JTG Daugherty Racing)|
|Best finish||13th (2014)|
|First race||2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series 2007 Food City 500 (Bristol)|
|First win||2014 Cheez-It 355 at The Glen (Watkins Glen)|
|NASCAR Xfinity Series career|
|27 races run over 6 years|
|Car no., team||No. 16 (Kaulig Racing)|
|Best finish||24th (2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series)|
|First race||2007 Copart 300 (California)|
|First win||2013 Johnsonville Sausage 200 (Road America)|
|Last win||2020 Drive for the Cure 250 (Charlotte Motor Speedway)|
|NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career|
|13 races run over 3 years|
|Best finish||34th (2007)|
|First race||2006 New Hampshire 200 (New Hampshire)|
|Last race||2008 San Bernardino County 200 (California)|
Allmendinger earned five wins and a third championship place in the 2006 Champ Car season. Afterwards, he began competing in NASCAR. He has competed in the 24 Hours of Daytona, finishing first in 2012, second in 2006 and third in 2013.
- "AJ Allmendinger". NASCAR. Archived from the original on 30 September 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
- "AJ Allmendinger to run full schedule for Kaulig Racing in 2021". 30 November 2020. Retrieved 2020-12-20.
- Olson, Jeff (22 January 2015). "A.J. Allmendinger chasing another Rolex in Daytona". USA Today. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
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