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AJ Allmendinger’s Win at Watkins Glen Gives the 2014 Chase Its Cinderella

AJ Allmendinger's first career Sprint Cup win, which all but locked him into the upcoming Chase for the Sprint Cup, will ensure that NASCAR fans who want to root for the little guy have a driver to get behind this fall.  To see Allmendinger hold off the heavy favorite to win, Marcos Ambrose, and to also see both drivers race each other fairly cleanly over the final two laps was something that even a Hollywood scriptwriter couldn't have concocted. Consider the elements at play in The Dinger's (his nickname) win: After nearly a decade, the former open-wheel racer finally broke through to earn his first Sprint Cup victory, something that had been a long time coming—perhaps far too long, given the immense talent Allmendinger has.&nb...

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