LOUDON, N.H. (July 14, 2014) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) made its first stop of the season at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend. Justin Allgaier qualified 25thfor his first NSCS start at the 1.058-mile track. After an accident in the final laps of the race, Allgaier drove his damaged No. 51 AccuDoc Solutions Chevy to the garage and finished 37th for HScott Motorsports.
Under ominous skies, the 301-lap race began on Sunday afternoon. Allgaier started from the 25th position and fought a loose car going into the corner and tight off of the corner. Crew chief Steve Addington called for changes all day during pit stops to improve the handling on the No. 51 AccuDoc Solutions Chevy. After going one lap down during the race, Allgaier was the beneficiary of the free pass when the fifth caution of the day came out at lap 213. Allgaier came down pit road and Addington called for more changes on the AccuDoc Chevy. He restarted in the 26th position on lap 219 and worked his up to the 23rd position on lap 233. After a long green-flag run, Allgaier was in the closing laps of the race when there was contact with another competitor and he slid up into the wall, which ended his day prematurely. Allgaier was relegated to a 37th-place finish for HScott Motorsports.
Justin Allgaier on New Hampshire Motor Speedway:
“We put together a solid weekend and the guys at HScott Motorsports prepared a great AccuDoc Chevy. Unfortunately, I got in an accident at the very end of the race and we went from having a solid day to having a wrecked racecar. We are putting together good cars, but just need the finishes to show for it. We have an off weekend, and I’ll use that time to get ready for the last half of the season.”
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Driver Points: 29th
Next Race: Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Sunday, July 27, 2014
TV: 12:00 p.m. EDT on ESPN
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 6, 2014) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returned to Daytona International Speedway (DIS) for the second and final time of the season. Unfortunately, rain was the theme at DIS. The No. 51 AccuDoc Solutions team was able to complete one of two practice sessions on Thursday evening after rain cancelled final practice. More rain on Friday caused knockout qualifying to end prematurely. Allgaier and the No. 51 team earned the 31st starting spot for the Coke Zero 400. What was supposed to be a Saturday night race at DIS, was delayed until Sunday at 11 a.m. due to rain. Once the race finally started, Allgaier worked his way forward at the 2.5-mile superspeedway. After narrowly avoiding an accident early on, Allgaier was caught up in the second big may lay of the day on lap 99. After a torrential downpour, NASCAR called the scheduled 160-lap race at lap 112 and Allgaier and the No. 51 AccuDoc Solutions Chevy finished 25th for HScott Motorsports.
Pictured is Johnny Summers along with Justin, Dorothy and Mike Allgaier. Johnny retired last week as Store Manager at Hoosier Tire Midwest Brownsburg, IN. facility last week and enjoyed his first days of retirement by trekking to Daytona Beach to enjoy the races with the Allgaier Family.
Once a light rain moved over DIS on Sunday morning, NASCAR waved the green flag. Shortly thereafter the caution flag waved on lap seven for precipitation, ultimately bringing out the red flag. Allgaier radioed in that his AccuDoc Chevy was really good. After a 26-minute delay, the green flag waved once again. The first accident of the day involving 16 cars happened on lap 21 and Allgaier narrowly avoided the carnage. Under the caution crew chief Steve Addington called him down pit road for fuel, four tires and adjustments. After restarting in the 16th position on lap 29, Allgaier continued to work his way forward and was as high as the 10th position at one point. After two quick debris cautions, Allgaier was caught up in the second big accident of the day on lap 99. The No. 51 AccuDoc Solutions Chevy received major damage and crew chief Steve Addington determined the car was not fixable. The race returned to green for six laps after Allgaier’s accident and was eventually called due to rain. Allgaier finished in the 25th position in the No. 51 AccuDoc Chevy for HScott Motorsports.
Justin Allgaier on Daytona International Speedway:
“Rain and more rain was the theme of the weekend at Daytona [International Speedway]. The rain cut our practice and qualifying time short and delayed the race as well. Once we finally got going today, we had a great AccuDoc Chevy. I was just consistently making my way through the field and trying different things to get ready for the end of the race. Unfortunately, we got caught up in a big accident and it ended our day early. There was nothing else I could’ve done to avoid the wreck. I was able to slow down but someone plowed in to the back of me. It was just a product of superspeedway racing.”
Daytona International Speedway
Driver Points: 29th
Next Race: New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Sunday, July 13, 2014
TV: 12:00 p.m. EDT on TNT
SPARTA, Ky. (June 29, 2014) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ (NSCS) only visit to Kentucky Speedway this season is in the books, with Justin Allgaier completing his first NSCS race at the 1.5-mile track last night. The weekend began on Friday with two practice sessions and knockout qualifying in the No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet. After completing Friday’s two practice sessions mid-pack on the practice chart, Allgaier qualified 28th for Saturday night’s Quaker State 400. Even with rain in the area, the 267-lap race started on time and Allgaier drove the No. 51 BRANDT Chevy home to a 24th-place finish for HScott Motorsports.
After rain moved through the speedway area during the day, Kentucky Speedway worked to dry the track for an on-time race start. After starting the race in the 28th position, Allgaier radioed in during the first caution that his No. 51 Chevy was loose on entry and tight in the center and on exit. Crew Chief Steve Addington called Allgaier down pit road for fuel, four tires and adjustments. He restarted in the 27th position on lap 34.
As the race continued on, Allgaier fought the same conditions with his racecar. Addington made adjustments throughout the night to improve the car’s handling. By the fourth pit stop at lap 156, while in the 25th position, Allgaier communicated that his BRANDT Chevy was improving. With long green-flag runs at the end of the race, Allgaier worked his way up to the 24th spot before taking the checkered flag for HScott Motorsports in the No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet.
Justin Allgaier on Kentucky Speedway:
“Overall, we had a solid weekend at Kentucky [Speedway]. We tuned on the car during the race and made improvements. The No. 51 pit crew had a good night, and we brought home an undamaged car. Mile-and-a-half tracks are the bulk of our season, so it’s good to be able to put a complete night together. The next race is Daytona [International Speedway] and you never know how that one is going to end. We just need to put together another solid weekend and keep making improvements at HScott Motorsports.”
Driver Points: 29th
Next Race: Daytona International Speedway
Saturday, July 5, 2014
TV: 7:30 p.m. EDT on TNT
SONOMA, Calif. (June 23, 2014) – Justin Allgaier completed his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday afternoon. Allgaier had never raced on the 1.99-mile road course until Saturday afternoon when he participated in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race to gain experience for the NSCS race. Allgaier finished that race in the 14th position after late-race contact. Allgaier had two NSCS practice sessions on Friday and used both to get acclimated to the track and to work on his No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevy. On Saturday morning, Allgaier qualified 35th for the race in the No. 51 Chevy. The Riverton, Ill. native finished 33rd in his inaugural NSCS race at Sonoma for HScott Motorsports.
Shortly after Allgaier started the 110-lap race, a competitor made contact and pushed in part of his left-front fender. After checking the fender as Allgaier passed by the pit box, the crew determined the tire wasn’t rubbing the fender and he soldiered on. When the first caution came out, Allgaier was in the 40th position and crew chief Steve Addington called him down pit road to change four tires, add fuel, make adjustments and pull the damaged left front fender out. Once Allgaier restarted, he worked his way up to the 37th position before the second caution came out at lap 60. Allgaier radioed in that he needed front grip and he came down pit road for fuel, tires and adjustments.
After the restart on lap 64, Allgaier relayed to the crew that his No. 51 BRANDT Chevy was the best it had been all day. With another caution at lap 70, Addington called him to pit road to make more adjustments, get new tires and more fuel. Allgaier restarted in the 37th position on lap 74 and worked his way up to 33rd position when he took the checkered flag for HScott Motorsports.
Justin Allgaier on Sonoma Raceway:
“I didn’t really know what to expect coming in to this weekend since I’ve never raced at Sonoma [Raceway] before. We worked on the car a lot during both practice sessions, and I spent a lot of the time just trying to get acclimated to the track. I was fortunate enough to run the K&N [Pro Series West] race on Saturday and that helped me a lot with learning the track. I don’t know why but we just didn’t hit on anything that I really liked this weekend. It certainly wasn’t from a lack of effort by everyone at HScott Motorsports. They worked really hard all weekend, and that’s the tough part, I just don’t have an answer for them. The good news is we will be back to racing on an oval at Kentucky.”
Driver Points: 29th
Next Race: Kentucky Speedway
Saturday, June 28, 2014
TV: 6:30 p.m. EDT on TNT
Career Best NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Finish for Allgaier
BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 16, 2014) – Justin Allgaier completed his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) on Sunday. On Friday, the No. 51 Carcoon Airflow Systems Chevy team advanced to the second round of knockout qualifying, earning the 17th starting spot, tying his best career starting spot set at Charlotte Motor Speedway earlier this season. In the 400-mile race, Allgaier ran as high as the fourth position at the 2.0-mile track. After 200 laps of racing at MIS, Allgaier earned his best NSCS finish, crossing the stripe in the 16th position for HScott Motorsports.
After two quick cautions to start the race, Allgaier reported on lap 14 that he was looking for grip in the corner. While running in the 13th position on lap 25 Allgaier came over and said “finesse, finesse, finesse” referring to how to drive the track. Steve Addington called Allgaier down pit road during the third caution of the race for fuel, four tires and adjustments. Allgaier restarted 16th and continued to click off laps and advance his position in the No. 51 Carcoon Chevy. On lap 115, the sixth caution of the race came out and Addington told Allgaier to stay out on the track. He restarted in the fourth position on lap 127, but slipped back to 11th on the restart. After his last yellow-flag pit stop of the day on lap 147, Allgaier restarted 15th.
With a long green-flag run, Allgaier radioed in that his No. 51 Carcoon Chevy was the best it had been all day. His words proved true on the track as he worked his way up to the eighth position. Before his day was complete, Allgaier made one more scheduled pit stop under green for fuel and two right-side tires. With several cars on various pit strategies, Allgaier was 16th after pit stops cycled through. With only 14 laps remaining, and the field spread out, Allgaier finished 16th in the No. 51 Carcoon Chevy for HScott Motorsports, his best career NSCS finish.
Justin Allgaier on Michigan International Speedway:
“We had a solid weekend with the No. 51 Carcoon Chevy. I was a little apprehensive coming into the weekend. Michigan typically wasn’t one of my better tracks in Nationwide. The guys worked really hard all weekend, and we did great in qualifying and had a great race. I was really hoping I could get one more spot to get us a top 15 because the guys deserve it. Steve Addington and everyone at HScott Motorsports have been working their tails off. Now we go to Sonoma [Raceway], which is a road course. I haven’t raced there before, but I like road course racing so I think we will have a good weekend.”
Michigan International Speedway
Driver Points: 29th
Next Race: Sonoma Raceway
Sunday, June 22, 2014
TV: 2:00 p.m. EDT on TNT
Carcoon Storage Solutions to Sponsor HScott Motorsports and Justin Allgaier at Michigan International Speedway
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 10, 2014) – HScott Motorsports announced today that Carcoons Storage Solutions (CSS) will sponsor the No. 51 Chevrolet SS driven by Justin Allgaier in this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Michigan International Speedway (MIS).
Carcoon is the leading innovator in the portable automotive storage and portable workstation field. Carcoon Storage Systems will be on the hood of the No. 51 Chevy, with CSSUSA on the quarter panels. Carcoon Workstations are portable paint booths designed for busy body shops and car dealerships as a place to complete small to medium repairs without taking up time in their full-size paint booths. Mobile repairers, going to and from multiple destinations, also use the Carcoon Workstations. The Carcoon Workstations conform to rules implemented by the Environmental Protection Agency. Carcoon Storage Systems also provide the ultimate protection for any automobile for long or short-term storage. Many customers also use the Carcoon Veloce System for convenient daily usage and protection.
“We are pleased to be on the No. 51 car at Michigan International Speedway,”said George Page, owner of Carcoon. “This is our first time being involved in NASCAR, and we are looking forward to a great race at Michigan. Justin [Allgaier] is a solid driver and we are proud to associate our company with HScott Motorsports.”
Justin Allgaier, who is running for the Sunoco Rookie of the Year award in the NSCS this season, will be making his first career NSCS start at MIS. He has participated in five Nationwide Series events at MIS, with one top five, two top 10s and 14 laps led at the 2.0-mile track.
“I’m excited to have Carcoon Storage Solutions on the car at Michigan,”said Allgaier. “They have a very unique and innovative product with the Carcoon Airflow System. Michigan is a big weekend for my team because it’s not too far from Chevy’s back yard, and I’m thrilled to represent the Carcoon Storage Solutions brand there.”
The Quicken Loans 400 at MIS will take place on Sunday, June 15 at 12:00 p.m. EDT. The race will air live on TNT, MRN and SiriusXM Satellite Radio, channel 90.
For more information about Carcoon products, visit www.carcoonworkstation.com or www.carcoonusa.com.
♪♫♫♪♪♫♫♪♪♫♫♪♪♫ Take me out to the ballpark, take me out with the crowd, buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks, I don’t care if I ever get back, let’s root, root root for the Slider’s, if they don’t win it’s ashame, for it’s 1,2,3 strikes your out at the old ball game!♪♫♫♪♪♫♫♪♪♫♫♪♪♫
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Justin Allgaier will visit Robin Roberts Stadium on Wednesday and will display his BRANDT Consolidated #51 Chevrolet!
Allgaier will throw out the first pitch before the Sliders take the field to compete against the Terre Haute Rex at 6:35 on Wednesday June 11, 2014. He will also be signing autographs and will pose with fans for photos.
The event is part of FFA Night at the ballpark which is presented by his NASCAR sponsor BRANDT Agriculture. In conjunction with the FFA convention taking place in Springfield this week, all FFA attendees will get a free hot dog and soda compliments of BRANDT with their $2.00 ticket.
Illinois Times will sponsor “College Night” where fans showing a college ID will get a game ticket, hot dog and a soda for $6.00
Stop out and visit with Justin and cheer on the Springfield Sliders during a family fun filled night at the ballpark.
LONG POND, Pa. (June 8, 2014) – Justin Allgaier competed in his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. This was Allgaier’s first time racing at Pocono since winning the 2008 ARCA race. Allgaier and the No. 51 team tested for two days at the 2.5-mile track back in May. On Friday, the No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture team advanced to the second round of knockout qualifying, earning Allgaier the 24th starting spot in his first NSCS career start at the Tricky Triangle. During Saturday’s two practice sessions, Allgaier fought a tight-handling BRANDT Chevy. Today, Allgaier was able to lead six laps in the No. 51 BRANDT Chevy, increasing his NSCS career total to 10. After 160 laps of racing at the Tricky Triangle, Allgaier completed the Pocono 400 in the 27th position for HScott Motorsports.
After starting the 400-mile race in the 24th position, Allgaier reported on lap 14 that the water temperature on his BRANDT Chevy was increasing. Spotter Mark Gregory reported that there was plastic on the grille. By lap 18, the plastic was off of the grille and Allgaier was in the 23rd position. On lap 26, he pitted for Sunoco fuel and four Goodyear tires. As the laps continued to click off, Allgaier relayed that he was still fighting a tight condition. A caution came out at lap 59 and crew chief Steve Addington called Allgaier down pit road for fuel, four tires and adjustments. He restarted 19th on lap 64, and another caution came out for debris on lap 71. He came down pit road for fuel and four tires and restarted 27th on lap 75.
Allgaier continued to fight a tight condition throughout the day, but was able to take the lead for five laps beginning at lap 134 until the sixth caution of the day. He came down pit road for one final fuel stop, four tires and adjustments. Since the majority of the other cars on the lead lap had already visited pit road, Allgaier restarted 23rd following his final stop. After another caution at lap 142 for a multi-car accident, Allgaier restarted in the 18th position. On the final restart, a quarter panel brace broke and forced Allgaier to fall back and finish 27thin the No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevy.
Justin Allgaier on Pocono Raceway:
“I was really pumped going in to this weekend. I tested with my team at Pocono [Raceway] last month and it went well. We worked on our car in practice and improved it, and had another good weekend in qualifying. Unfortunately, the cautions didn’t fall our way, and we had a little bit of damage, which certainly doesn’t help matters at a track like Pocono. We learned a lot and this was my first time racing at Pocono since 2008, so I really just needed to complete all of the laps, which we did. We will move on to Michigan [International Speedway], which is another big and fast track.”
Driver Points: 29th
Next Race: Michigan International Raceway
Sunday, June 15, 2014
TV: 12:00 p.m. EDT on TNT