Rotowire: Jun 27 / 12:18p ET
News: Allmendinger won the pole for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway Saturday afternoon. He turned a fast lap of 96.310 mph.
Impact: The NASCAR world got to see Allmendinger's road racing skills on full display Saturday at the California road course. The JTG Daugherty Racing veteran beat out Kurt Busch to claim the top starting spot for Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350. Allmendinger grabbed his first pole position of the season and third of his Sprint Cup career. He should challenge for the win Sunday afternoon at Sonoma Raceway.