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For all of the local racing fans, the next event at Michigan International Speedway is August race weekend, which kicks off with the Meijer Pole Day on August 19, 2011.
Although Daytona was Allmendinger's only top five in 2009, he would have three more top tens, Martinsville ninth, Dover seventh, and Infineon seventh. For the last three races Allmendinger's team switched to a Yates Racing prepared Ford, under the Richard Petty Motorsports banner. Allmendinger felt comfortable immediately switching from the Dodge and showed his fellow teammates he could compete at the highest level in racing comm.
NASCAR racing will bring new challenges for the Miller Lite team. A new crew chief in Steve Addington and new rules will make for an interesting season in the Penske camp. Also consider that Busch, now the senior member of the Penske team, has a new teammate, Brad Keslowski, will be taking over the #12 Penske entry. Keslowski is eerily similar to Kurt's brother Kyle, aggressive and unapologetic about his techniques to get to the winner's circle.
Braun racing will back with Jason Leffler in the #38. Brian Vickers along with Burney Lamar will compete in the #32. Germaine racing moves the #7 owner's points over to the #15 and will run the full schedule with Michael Annett with backing from Pilot Travel Centers.
Third place in the third race of the Chase went to Kevin Harvick, with Stewart finishing fourth, his seventh top-10 finish at Kansas in 10 races there, and Johnson's Hendrick Motorsports teammate, Jeff Gordon, taking fifth after a fierce battle with Edwards.
What makes running the best sport of all is that everyone is a winner. Oh yes, there are the proverbial 1st, 2nd and runner up spots, but the ephemeral experience of a race well run is unexplainable. And for anyone still unconvinced, put on your tennis shoes and hit the streets!