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Michigan and Mid-Ohio Provide Highlights for Richard Petty Motorsports Over Weekend

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) competed in both Michigan and Ohio this past weekend with plenty of good news coming out of both states for the organization.    On Saturday afternoon Dakoda Armstrong and his No. 43 WinField team earned their first Top-10 finish of the season in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. It was Armstrong's best finish...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Too Fast Is Not Too Good?

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Speed has always been a fascination of racing fans for many years, there’s a reason fans went crazy at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway when the late public address announcer Tom Carnegie would proclaim, “It’s a new track record!” to the delight of the large crowd during qualifications. NASCAR has recently gone into this mode of thinking faster is better...
Via Sicknissified
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Black and Decker Returns to No. 9 and Ambrose

Marcos Ambrose will bring the colors of Black and Decker Racing back to Michigan International Speedway this weekend. After finishing second at Watkins Glen in the Sprint Cup Series, Ambrose moved to 16th in the Sprint Cup championship and is still on the cusp of getting into The Chase. However, the team is focused on winning prior to the start of The Chase.   Ambrose will make...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcos Ambrose Wins Nationwide Race at Watkins Glen

Marcos Ambrose drove his number 09 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford powered by Roush Yates Engines to his fourth consecutive NASCAR Nationwide Series win at Watkins Glen International on Saturday. Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano made up an all Ford Racing front row after qualifying first and second Saturday morning. The Zippo 200 became intense early when Kyle Busch and Ambrose, who...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Allmendinger stakes claim to Chase spot with thrilling win at the Glen

In a battle between two drivers with everything on the line, AJ Allmendinger held off Marcos Ambrose in breathtaking fashion to win Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at the Glen and claim an almost certain spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. In the closing laps, Allmendinger and Ambrose bumped each other, leaned on each other, raced each other side-by-side through the esses without...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

AJ Allmendinger wins the Cheez-It 355

AJ Allmendinger wins his first career Sprint Cup race at The Glen, Tony Stewart sits out race AJ Allmendinger held off road course ace Marcos Ambrose to snag his first career Sprint Cup victory in the Cheez-It 355. More importantly, Allmendinger has punched himself a ticket into the Chase. The two drivers raced each other […] The post AJ Allmendinger wins the Cheez-It 355 appeared...
Via Champs Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ding! We Have a Winner!; Complete Cheez-It 355 Results

A.J. Allmendinger survived a bruising battle with road course ace Marcos Ambrose and emerged with a very popular victory in the Cheez-It 335 at Watkins Glen on Sunday. Allmendinger's first-ever Sprint Cup win qualifies him for the postseason 'Chase', and the win also marks the first time that the JTG-Daugherty racing team got to visit Victory Lane. Jeff Gordon started...
Via Racing-reference
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rating the CHEEZ-IT 355 at the Glen: 5 Stars *****

  It took a long time to get there, but A.J. Allmendinger has made it to victory lane in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in arguably the most intense race of the 2014 season. Allmendinger waged an outstanding duel with fellow road-course ace Marcos Ambrose and prevailed for the first Cup series victory of his […]
Via Monday Morning Crew Chief
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Allmendinger wins wild Cheez-It 355 at the Glen

A.J. Allmendinger survived a late-race battle with Marcos Ambrose to win his first career Sprint Cup Series win at Watkins Glen. Allmendinger and Ambrose swapped the lead several times with some door-to-door racing in the final laps.  The California driver came out with the lead on the last restart and pulled away from Ambrose for his first Cup victory in 213 starts. "To be...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Race Recap: Allmendinger Overcomes Red Flags And Ambrose For First Win

AJ Allmendinger had everything thrown at him Sunday at Watkins Glen International, but he held on and picked up his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory in the Cheez-It 355 At The Glen. He outdueled Marcos Ambrose on a green, white, checkered finish that saw the two go door[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Allmendinger wins again at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) AJ Allmendinger beat Marcos Ambrose on a two-lap dash to the finish to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on a somber Sunday. The victory made his one-car team for JTG Daugherty Racing eligible for the Chase for the Sprint Cup title. Allmendinger held off Ambrose through the first two turns and opened a lead after both cars bumped...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Allmendinger Gets Biggest Win Of His Career

Marcos Ambrose was looking to sweep the weekend events at Watkins Glen as Jeff Gordon had the poll for the Sunday event. Tony Stewart will not be racing today due to the death of Kevin Ward Jr. and in his place Regan Smith gets to drive the car. “I haven’t qualified well here in the past,” said Jeff Gordon. “Put ourselves in a good position here,” said Marcos Ambrose. The...
Via The Pit Stop
11 days ago  |  Discuss

So close: Marcos Ambrose narrowly misses securing Chase berth

Marcos Ambrose dueled AJ Allmendinger to the very end, only to finish second when he knew a victory meant securing a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

OPR Staff and Fan Fantasy Results for NNS at Watkins Glen International

Saturday afternoon at Watkins Glen International ended with Marcos Ambrose in Victory Lane for the Nationwide series Zippo 200. This win marked Ambrose’s fourth consecutive win at The Glen as he won it when he raced 2008, 2009, 2010 and today.   The Picks Ashley McCubbin picked Marcos Ambrose, Kyle Busch and Regan Smith. Ambrose spun early but rebounded to win the race. Busch...
Via On Pit Road
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NNS: Ambrose Wins Fourth Straight Race at Watkins Glen Ahead of Big Sunday Race

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — In the competitive sport of NASCAR, it is near impossible to predict what happens and it is well stated that nothing is absolutely guaranteed. Today, however; the road course ringer of Marcos Ambrose lived up to the monster expectation by winning in dominating fashion once again at Watkins Glen International. It was his fourth straight win at the 2.5-mile circuit dating...
Via Sicknissified
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ambrose scores another win in the Zippo 200

Marcos Ambrose led the most laps and held off a late charge from Kyle Busch to win Saturday's Zippo 200.  Ambrose had some contact from hitting a lapped car with eight laps to go, but continued to soldier on. "I ran into someone, not sure who it was, but he was in the wrong spot," Ambrose said.  "I thought my day was done when I hit him because I clobbered him...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary TOP-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - THE GLEN

MARCOS AMBROSE - WINNER#9 STANLEY Ford ·         Two wins, five top fives, five top 10s; one pole ·         Average finish of 6.8 ·         Average Running Position of 8.6, second-best ·         Driver Rating of 120.1, second-best ·         Series-high 125 Fastest Laps Run ·         Series-best Average Green Flag Speed...
Via Captain Thunder Racing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Race Recap: Ambrose Holds On For Zippo 200 Win

Leading over half the laps of the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen, Marcos Ambrose proved once again he is the King of the Glen. Saturday’s win marks the fourth win at Watkins Glen for Ambrose in just the Nationwide Series. He’s collected two wins in the Sprint Cup Series and[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcos Ambrose dominates Zippo 200 at The Glen

Just a few hours after qualifying second for the Sprint Sup Series race at Watkins Glen, Marcos Ambrose puts on a dominating performance in the Nationwide Series Zippo 200 at The Glen. Ambrose, driving the No. 09 Stanley Tools Ford Mustang for Richard Petty Motorsports, led 48 of 82 laps en route to victory. Saturday’s win was the fourth consecutive win for Ambrose in the Nationwide...
Via On Pit Road
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ambrose wins Nationwide race at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) Marcos Ambrose has won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International. Making his first appearance in four years in a race he has dominated, Ambrose drove a flawless race from the fourth starting position after an early altercation with Kyle Busch, then held off a hard-charging Busch in the closing laps for his fourth straight victory in...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Road warrior: Marcos Ambrose wins Nationwide race at The Glen again

Marcos Ambrose entered Saturday's Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International the overwhelming favorite, and throughout the 82-lap event proved why that was the case. Starting fourth, the Richard Petty Motorsports driver wasted no time getting aggressive and working his way to the front. While the Team Penske teammates of Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcos Is Still Hot At Watkins Glen

The Nationwide Series was back to road course racing as they came to the fast road course in New York.  Brad Keselowksi set the new track record in morning qualifying. “A big race,” said Chase Elliott. The race started off with Brad Keselwoski leading laps. At the end of the first lap Kevin O’Connell spins out, but did not bring out the caution.  At lap 6 it was Joey Logano...
Via The Pit Stop
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcos Ambrose wins Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen, full results for Zippo 200

Marcos Ambrose won Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International. The driver of the No. 09 Stanley Ford Mustang took the checkered flag at the 2.45-mile road course finishing ahead of Kyle Busch and Joey Logano. Saturday’s Zippo 200 began with Brad Keselowski on the pole but it was not long before Ambrose showed he had the car to beat leading a race...
Via Tireball.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

FOX fantasy picks: Road raging at Watkins Glen International

For the second and final time of the season, it is time to go road-course racing this weekend. The 2.45-mile road course at Watkins Glen has been host to some of the most exciting and dramatic races over the past few seasons, and Sunday's Cheez-It 355 should be no different. With time clicking away before the 16-driver Chase field is set, there are several drivers looking for...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon Edges Marcos Ambrose for the Pole at The Glen

When thinking of road course racing, the first name that comes to mind in recent years is Marcos Ambrose. Saturday at Watkins Glen, we were reminded about another great road racer, Jeff Gordon. Gordon looked confident and very happy after posting a new track record qualifying lap of 129.466 mph in his No. 24, Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet. Saturday’s pole was Gordon’s 75th career...
Via On Pit Road
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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