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Inspection Complete: AJ Allmendinger Officially Scores Wild NASCAR Cup Win at Indianapolis Road Course

AJ Allmendinger, driver of the #16 HyperIce Kaulig Racing Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE celebrates his victory Sunday, August 15, 2021 after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Verizon 200 at the Brickyard at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andrew Coppley/HHP for Chevy Racing)

Post-race technical inspection following Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Verizon 200 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course has been completed.

AJ Allmendinger’s race-winning No. 16 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet Camaro has passed. As a result, NASCAR has declared Allmendinger and his team the official winners of the race.

This is officially Allmendinger’s second-career NASCAR Cup Series win and it is the first-ever NCS victory for Kaulig Racing in their seventh start in the series.

Ryan Blaney’s No. 12 car had one unsecured lug nut, which will result in a monetary fine for his crew chief.

No other issues were discovered in post-race inspection, which means all results and standings following Sunday’s race are now considered official.

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Toby is the Founder, Editor and go-to man for He is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed NASCAR as a fan since 1993.

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