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Curb Your Racing Line: Last-Second Changes Made to the Esses at COTA

COTA

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

AUSTIN, Texas – Circuit of the Americas returns to the NASCAR Cup Series for 2022 with one significant change to the track surface: the curbing in the “esses” portion of the road course is now removed. The removal of the curbs at COTA was a sudden change that happened without notice, leaving many drivers with …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Pit Boss 250 Win at COTA Adds to AJ Allmendinger’s Road-Racing Legacy

Allmendinger

Photo: Logan Riely/Getty Images via NASCAR Media

AUSTIN, Texas — What began as an AJ Allmendinger versus Ross Chastain duel turned into an Allmendinger clinic on the final green-flag run in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Circuit of the Americas. Allmendinger led 27 of the 46 laps and took the checkered flag more than three seconds ahead of second-place finisher Austin …

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AJ Allmendinger Dominates, Wins PitBoss 250 Xfinity Series Race at COTA

2022 Xfinity COTA AJ Allmendinger, No. 16 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet, wins (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

AJ Allmendinger was on cruise control all day Saturday at Circuit of the Americas as he led more than half the race and won the first stage en route to a victory in the Pit Boss 250 for the NASCAR Xfinity Series. When you're THE road-course ace, it's a done deal! Congrats, @AJDinger‼️ pic.twitter.com/FRWqonLbzn — …

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