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AJ Allmendinger earns first NASCAR Sprint Cup win at Watkins Glen
AJ Allmendinger earns first NASCAR Sprint Cup win at Watkins Glen

AJ Allmendinger's journey is almost complete. With a new contract, sponsor extensions and a solid one-car team at JTG Daugherty Racing, Allmendinger became a winner in Sprint Cup for the first time on a somber Sunday, outdueling Marcos Ambrose in the final two laps at Watkins Glen International in New York. “I dreamed about this moment and I'm not going to forget it,” said Allmendinger, making his 213th Cup start. “It's just a dream come true.” The day began on a solemn note when three-time Cup champion Tony Stewart pulled out of the race 12 hours after he struck and killed 20-year-old sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. in a race after Ward...

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