Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Allmendinger Set For Martinsville

A.J. Allmendinger’s run in the No. 51 Phoenix Racing Chevrolet will continue for at least another week.

Allmendinger is slated to drive for James Finch’s operation at Martinsville Speedway this Sunday, for the third week in a row since being reinstated by NASCAR last month. He ran in the Top-10 last weekend at Kansas Speedway before a blown right-front tire sent him into the wall and out of the race on lap 70, relegated to a 35th-place finish. He finished 24th at Charlotte Motor Speedway the previous week.
Sunday's Tums Fast Relief 500 returns Allmendinger to Martinsville Speedway, where he secured his best finish of the season, finishing second to Ryan Newman in April while driving for Penske Racing.

Allmendinger has three Top-10 finishes in 19 starts this season, and is currently 32nd in championship points after missing 14 races during his suspension.

Photo: Geoff Burke/Getty Images

1 comment:

  1. I thought Smith was supposed to be in this car. So is he out of everything now?