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AJ Allmendinger Wins At Mid-Ohio

Story By: Jeff Alan

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 8/17/2013

AJ Allmendinger won his second Nascar Nationwide Series race of the season Saturday in the series first ever visit to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Driving the number 22 Ford, Allmendinger led 73 of the 94 lap race winning the Nationwide Childrens Hospital 200, with pole sitter Michael McDowell finishing second.  Defiance, Ohio native Sam Hornish Jr. took third and in so doing took over the points lead from Austin Dillon who finished 21st. Max Papis finished fourth.

The race had seven caution flags, the final coming with leader Allmendinger nearly 100 yards from the white flag.  The caution extended the race from 90 to 94 laps.  The top four drivers in the Nationwide Series standing are 1. Sam Hornish Jr. 769, 2. Elliot Sadler 756, 3. Regan Smith and Austin Dillon 754. 

   
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