AJ Allmendinger and Marcos Ambrose put on a show and with a spot in the Chase on the line, the JTG Daugherty driver in the No. 47 Chevrolet held on to win his first Sprint Cup race in Sunday’s Cheeze-it 355 from Watkins Glen denying Ambrose a sweep, after he dominated Saturday’s Nationwide Series Zippo 200..
The race was marred by three red flags for damage to barriers on the 2.5 mile, road course from 3 separate wrecks..Kurt Busch, rookie Kyle Larson & carl Edwards rounded out the top five..
Almendinger’s first cup win was overshadowed by the news that tony Stewart had been involved in a Sprint Car racing incident Saturday from Canandaigua Motor Sports park in upstate New York that left another driver with fatal injuries..
In other racing action, Nick Sweet won Saturday night’s ACT Beechridge 150 from Beechridge Motor Speedway and Darren Ripley picked up a $3,000 payday winning Saturday’s Pro Stock Boss Hogg 100 from Wiscasset Speedway