AJ Allmendinger places third at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

AJ Allmendinger crossed the finish line third in the B&L Transport 170 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday. It’s Allmendinger’s first top-five finish of the season.

Austin Cindric secured the win in the race with Christopher Bell finishing second. Tyler Reddick took fourth place followed by Noah Gragson to round out the top five.

Stage 1 was won by Chase Briscoe while Jack Hawksworth finished out front in Stage 2.

Allmendinger earned 40 points over the weekend giving him 42 on the year. He ranks No. 41 in the NASCAR Xfinity Series overall points standings.

The fifth-year driver did not earn any playoff points this week and still is in search of her first playoff points of the season.

Allmendinger qualified in the sixth position at 95.715 mph.

The Los Gatos, California native has collected two career victories, four top-five finishes and has placed in the top 10 in 4 races.

There were 38 cars in the field and the race saw six cautions and 17 caution laps. Prior to the checkered flag, there were 10 lead changes.

With Cindric driving his Mustang to glory for Roger Penske, Ford added 40 points to its season totals. Overall, Toyota ranks No. 1 with 755 points, followed by Chevrolet in the No. 2 spot with 749. Ford sits at No. 3 with 746 points on the season.

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