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Brasil Porsche GT3 Cup Series Champion

BRASIL PORSCHE GT3 CUP SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP

SPRINGFIELD, IL (November 30, 2016) – Miguel Paludo and the BRANDT do Brasil Team completed the final event of the 2016 season at Interlagos and captured the Porsche GT3 Cup Series Championship. The final race of the year was a 500km 2-pilot endurance race with Miguel and BRANDT NASCAR Xfinity driver, Justin Allgaier. The top-5 finish secured Miguel's spot as series champion and a spot to represent Brasil and BRANDT against the best Porsche champions around the globe at Le Mans in 2017.

O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge

O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge

FORT WORTH, TX (November 5, 2016) – Justin Allgaier and the Dirty Mo Radio/Axalta team earned their 25th top-10 finish of the season, placing 10th in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway after battling loose-handling conditions throughout the 300-mile event. With one race left in the Round of 8 for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Chase, Allgaier now sits fifth in the standings, one point outside the cutoff for the Championship 4.

KANSAS LOTTERY 300

KANSAS LOTTERY 300

KANSAS CITY, KS (October 15, 2016) – Justin Allgaier and the BRANDT Professional Agriculture team proved that they’re a championshipcontending team on Saturday afternoon, battling back to a 14th-place finish after getting caught up in a wreck during the later stage of the Kansas Lottery 300. Allgaier now sits fourth in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Chase with two races left before the field gets narrowed down to four.

Subway Firecracker 250

Subway Firecracker 250

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (July 1, 2016) – Justin Allgaier and the TradeMark Nitrogen team fought through early obstacles and were close to winning their first race of the season Friday night at Daytona International Speedway when a last-lap caution came out, freezing the field as Allgaier was side-by-side with Aric Almirola. The race ended with the team earning their second runner-up finish in a restrictor-plate race this season.

Starting seventh, Allgaier quickly moved up to fourth on lap 2 inside the draft.

American Ethanol 250

American Ethanol 250

NEWTON, IA (June 19, 2016) – On a sun-baked day in Iowa, Justin Allgaier drove the BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet to a seventh-place finish in the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ American Ethanol E15 250 at Iowa Speedway. A top-10 finish is a good day, but had it not been for a pit-road speeding penalty, it might have been a whole lot better.

Pitting from fourth spot on lap 126, Allgaier was hit with a speeding penalty midway down pit road.

Menards 250

Menards 250

BROOKLYN, MI (June 11, 2016) – Justin Allgaier and the BRANDT Professional Agriculture team earned their 10th top-10 finish of the season on Saturday at Michigan International Speedway, finishing eighth in the Menards 250 Presented by Valvoline. The solid result allowed the Illinois native to gain two spots in the NASCAR Xfinity Series point standings to fifth.

Starting the 125-lap race in fourth, Allgaier moved up to second on lap 3.

Hisense 4K 300

Pocono Green 250

LONG POND, PA (June 4, 2016) – After a strong start to Saturday’s Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway, Justin Allgaier and the Suave Men team were relegated to a 39th-place finish due to an early-race accident in the rain-shortened event.

Unloading a fast car from the beginning, Allgaier qualified ninth for the inaugural NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at the track.

Hisense 4K 300

Hisense 4K 300

CONCORD, NC (May 28, 2016) – Justin Allgaier was the highest finishing NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) regular in Saturday’s Hisense 4K 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, placing fifth in the No. 7 Suave Men Chevrolet. The result was his third consecutive top five and his fifth of the season. The Illinois native gained a spot in the NXS point standings, moving up to third, just 23 points out of the lead.

Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200

Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200

DOVER, DE (May 15, 2016) – Justin Allgaier and the TaxSlayer.com team had a solid day at Dover International Speedway, winning Heat 1 to qualify for their third NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) Dash 4 Cash and ultimately finishing fourth in Saturday’s Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200. The result gave the team their second consecutive top-five effort. Allgaier remains fourth in the NXS point standings.

Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Speedway

Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Speedway

LINCOLN, AL (April 30, 2016) – Justin Allgaier and the Breyers team earned their highest finish of 2016 on Saturday, placing second after a wild ending to the Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway. The runner-up finish helped catapult Allgaier up to fourth in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) point standings.

Starting the NXS race in 18th, Allgaier held steady in the top 20 and was quiet on the radio for the first quarter of the race.

ToyotaCare 250

ToyotaCare 250

RICHMOND, VA (April 23, 2016) – After getting caught in a late-race accident while battling for the lead on a restart, Justin Allgaier and the BRANDT Professional Agriculture team were relegated to a 35th-place finish in Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at Richmond International Raceway.

The day got off to a promising start when Allgaier qualified for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash after finishing second in his heat race.

Bristol

Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300

BRISTOL, TN (April 16, 2016) – Justin Allgaier and the Hellmann’s team had an impressive day at Bristol Motor Speedway, placing fifth in Saturday’s Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 and finishing runner-up in the first NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) Dash 4 Cash event of 2016. The result gave the team their sixth consecutive top-10 effort out of seven races so far in the 2016 season. Allgaier remains third in the NXS point standings.

The 29-year-old driver was one of four qualifiers for the Xfinity Dash 4 Cash after placing fourth in the first heat race.

Bristol Preview

Bristol Team Preview

Check out the team for this year's Bristol race.

Texas 300

Texas 300

FORT WORTH, TX (April 8, 2016) – Justin Allgaier and the Breyers team overcame adversity to finish sixth in Friday night’s NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at Texas Motor Speedway. Marking the team’s fifth consecutive top-10 effort of the season, the finish helped Allgaier maintain third in the NXS point standings, just nine markers behind the leader.

After a flat right rear tire in the first round of qualifying on Friday afternoon, the No. 7 Breyers Chevy was relegated to 23rd-place starting position. From the drop of the green flag in the 200-lap race, Allgaier’s car show speed.

Miguel Paludo Scores First Victory of the 2016 Season

Miguel Paludo scores first victory of the 2016 season and is the Cup class points leader. Using turn 1 as a critical passing turn, Miguel charged his way through the field making the pass for the lead with just minutes remaining in the session. "Every lap I was on the edge since the start of the race." said driver, Miguel Paludo. "It was great to get a victory and championship lead with the BRANDT staff here at the track for the first stage." Miguel continued. Next race will be April 23rd with Miguel and the BRANDT team heading to Autodromo Termas de Rio Hondo in Argentina.

Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200

PHOENIX, AZ (March 12, 2016) – Justin Allgaier and the No. 7 BRANDT Professional Agriculture team earned their first top-five finish of the season on Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway, placing fourth in the Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200. The team’s solid performance helped Allgaier move up to fourth in the NASCAR XfinitySeries point standings, just 12 markers out of the lead.

Starting the race in 10th, Allgaier showed speed early, working his way up to fifth by lap 30. He radioed to crew chief Jason Burdett that he needed side bite on the exit of the turns and was tight in the center.

Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA (March 5, 2016) – Justin Allgaier and the No. 7 BRANDT Professional Agriculture team earned their second consecutive top-10 finish on Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, placing ninth in the Boyd Gaming 300. The solid effort helped Allgaier remain fifth in the NASCAR Xfinity Series point standings, just 11 markers out of the lead.

Starting the 200-lap race in sixth, Allgaier had speed early, but radioed that he was loose in the entry of the turns. He managed to work his way into the top five before making a scheduled green flag pit stop on lap 52 for adjustments, four tires and fuel.

PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona 300

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA (February 21, 2016) – Justin Allgaier and the No. 7 BRANDT Professional Agriculture team overcame late-race adversity in the PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona International Speedway to bring home a 12th-place finish in the first NASCAR Xfinity Series race of the 2016 season.

Allgaier started the 120-lap race in 16th and remained inside the top 20 for the first half of the event. He worked his way inside the top 10 after a solid green-flag pit stop on lap 57. Once there, the Riverton, Ill. native and crew chief Jason Burdett strategized to stay in contention for the win, eventually working with JR Motorsports (JRM) teammate Kasey Kahne inside the draft.

BRANDT 2016 Nascar

BRANDT® to compete for 2016 NASCAR xfinity series championship

BRANDT, a leading agriculture retailer and manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, will join JR Motorsports with driver, Justin Allgaier, for the 2016 NASCAR Xfinity (NXS) Series season. Allgaier will pilot the No. 7 for the entire season, competing for the series championship with BRANDT as the primary sponsor for 18 of 33 races.

2016 will mark BRANDT's sixth season in one of NASCAR's national series with Riverton, Illinois native Justin Allgaier. The deal with JRM runs through 2017.

Hollywood Casino 400 Advance

Last Midwest Stop... Justin Allgaier will be making his fifth Kansas Speedway start this weekend in the Hollywood Casino 400. The 1.5-mile track has been tough for the Riverton, Ill. native. Three out of four starts have ended with the No. 51 machine in accidents. In this year’s Kansas race, the field bunched up on a restart late in the race and Allgaier received damage on both ends of the car. The ill-handling car caused him to drop back multiple spots and finish in the 30th position. It’s a tale of two Series for Allgaier at Kansas. In the XFINITY Series (NXS), he has five starts with four top-10 finishes, and has never finished lower than 11th. To go along with his stellar finishes, Allgaier has also led 17 laps in the NXS.

See Justin On Sunday, Oct. 18, Allgaier will appear for a Q&A at the Team Chevy stage located in the Kansas Fan Midway at 10:15 a.m. local time.

Illinos-Based Brandt to Sponsor Chicagoland Speedway Backstretch

Chicagloand Speedway wall to be painted BRANDT Red between turns 2 & 3

Chicagoland Speedway today announced BRANDT, a leading agriculture retailer and manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, as naming rights sponsor of Chicagoland Speedway’s backstretch. The BRANDT Backstretch will see its share of racing action during the upcoming Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup weekend, Sept. 18-20, as NASCAR’s three premier series visit Chicagoland Speedway.

The Springfield, Ill. based agricultural company, which also sponsors Riverton, Ill. native Justin Allgaier in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, is committed to bringing success to farmers around the world.

Federated Auto Parts 400 Advance

Last Race Before the Chase – It’s all on the line this weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) returns to Richmond International Raceway (RIR) this weekend. This weekend is Justin Allgaier’s last chance to qualify for the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Saturday’s night race will mark Allgaier’s fourth start at the 0.75-mile short track. He ran in the top 10 in this year’s spring race, but his day was spoiled after he received damage from contact on a restart and he finished 18th.

Top-20 Finish for Allgaier at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (August 10, 2015) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) completed its final road course race of the season at Watkins Glen International yesterday. After two practice sessions on Friday, Allgaier and the BRANDT Professional Agriculture team advanced to the final round in qualifying on Saturday. With a lap time of 70.011 seconds, Allgaier earned the 12th starting spot, a NSCS career best for him. Even after Allgaier received damage during the Cheez-It 355, and survived a spin in the BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevy, he drove it home to a 19th-place finish for HScott Motorsports.

Justin Allgaier Cheez-It 355 Advance

Turning Left and Right...This weekend the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) stops at Watkins Glen International (WGI), the last road course race of the season. Justin Allgaier has one NSCS start at WGI and, after running as high as the 12th position, he ended the day with a 17th-place finish in the BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevy. He also has five starts in the XFINITY Series at WGI, with a best finish of seventh. Allgaier’s crew chief, Steve Addington has one win at WGI, earned in August 2008.

See Justin... On Sunday, August 9 from 10:50 – 11:00 a.m. EDT, Allgaier will appear for a Q&A at the Team Chevy stage located in the WGI infield.

Happy Birthday... On Saturday, August 8, Allgaier’s daughter Harper will celebrate her second birthday.

Allgaier Finishes 18th in Wild Daytona Race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 6, 2015)– The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series made its second stop of the season at Daytona International Speedway. Justin Allgaier and the No. 51 TradeMark Nitrogen team had two practice sessions on Friday. Rain plagued track activity for the next two days with qualifying being rained out on Saturday. The starting lineup was set based on Friday’s first practice speeds, earning Allgaier the 21st starting position. Rain also delayed the start of yesterday evening’s race for several hours. After running as high as the top 10 at the 2.5-mile superspeedway, Allgaier was caught in a last lap melee coming to the start/finish line. After sorting through the finishing order, Allgaier was scored 18th in the TradeMark Nitrogen Chevy for HScott Motorsports.

Rain-Delayed Race in Michigan for Allgaier

BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 15, 2015) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visited Michigan International Speedway (MIS) this weekend for the first of two stops in the Irish Hills this season. Despite poor weather forecasts, Allgaier and his HScott Motorsports team were able to get in all three practice sessions as well as qualifying at MIS. Unfortunately, several red-flag periods for rain throughout Sunday’s race made it difficult for Allgaier to work his way through the field in the Switch Hitch Chevy. After one last large downpour, the race was ended and made official on lap 138 with Allgaier in the 27th position in the No. 51 Switch Hitch Chevrolet.

Despite rain threatening the area, the race began on time on Sunday afternoon at MIS. Allgaier initially reported that his Switch Hitch Chevy was loose in the center of the corners, but quickly his car’s handling improved and he began to move forward. Unfortunately, the first of several rainstorms hit the track early in the race and the yellow flag was displayed on lap 11.

Top-20 Finish for Allgaier at Pocono

LONG POND, PA (June 8, 2015) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) made its first of two stops in the Pocono Mountains, where Justin Allgaier drove a Hot Rod Black painted Chevrolet with SEM Products as the sponsor. Allgaier and the No. 51 team had three practice sessions during the weekend and qualified the SEM Products Chevy 30th for yesterday’s race. Allgaier, who celebrated his 29th birthday on Saturday at Pocono, drove the SEM Products Chevy to the 20th position for HScott Motorsports. Yesterday’s finish was Allgaier’s second Pocono top-20 finish in three NSCS starts at the 2.5-mile triangle.

The green flag dropped on a chamber of commerce weather day at the “Tricky Triangle” yesterday. In the first lap, Allgaier gained five positions in the SEM Products Chevy. A long green-flag run ensued and Allgaier went one lap down on lap 46. He was just one position shy of being the beneficiary of the free pass when the first caution of the day came out on lap 49. Crew chief Steve Addington made the call for Allgaier to stay out on the track and take the wave-around, hoping for a quick caution...

Accident Ends Allgaier's Night Early in the Coke 600

CONCORD, NC (May 25, 2015) – Last night’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway concluded the two weeks spent in racing’s backyard. After lacking grip in the No. 51 BRANDT Chevy, Allgaier earned the 35th starting spot for the Coca-Cola 600. Just over a quarter of the way into the 600-mile race, Allgaier hit the wall and heavily damaged the right side of his Chevy. After going behind the wall for repairs, Allgaier was scored in the 43rd position in the BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevy for HScott Motorsports.

In honor of Memorial Day, all driver windshield names were replaced with a fallen soldier’s name. This weekend, United States Air Force Technical Sargent Adam K. Ginett rode on the windshield of the No. 51 machine. After receiving one of Ginett’s dog tags from his family earlier in the day, Allgaier attached the tag to his firesuit zipper and climbed in the BRANDT Chevy. He took the green flag for the longest race of the season under gorgeous skies yesterday evening. Allgaier’s first pit stop of the night came at lap 25 during NASCAR’s competition caution. He radioed in that he was fighting a tight condition. After restarting in the 32nd position, Allgaier worked his way up to the top 30...

Justin Allgaier Coca-Cola 600 Advance

Home Turf... The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) commences its two weekends at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) with Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600. The 600-mile Memorial Weekend race is the longest NSCS race of the season. Allgaier has two NSCS starts at the 1.5-mile speedway, with a best finish of 15th and two laps led, both in the Fall 2014 race. Crew Chief Steve Addington has one win at CMS, earned in May 2010.

600 Miles of Remembrance... To honor military service members and their families on Memorial Weekend, all NSCS car windshields will display names of service men and women instead of the driver’s name. The No. 51 Chevy will carry the name of United States Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam K. Ginett. Tech. Sgt. Ginett was killed by an IED blast in January of 2010.

See Justin... On Sunday, May 24 from 3:00 – 3:15 p.m. EDT, Allgaier will appear for a Q&A at the Team Chevy stage located in the CMS Fan Zone.

Allgaier Leads a Lap and Survives Several Accidents at Talladega

TALLADEGA, AL (May 3, 2015) – For the first time in several weeks, this weekend’s NASCAR race had no rain in the forecast at Talladega Superspeedway (TSS). In typical superspeedway fashion, Justin Allgaier and the No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevy team had two practice sessions on Friday afternoon while Saturday’s only track activity was superspeedway style qualifying. NASCAR’s new superspeedway qualifying procedures only allowed for one single-car lap. After completing his lap, Allgaier earned the 35th starting spot. During today’s race, Allgaier managed to escape a multi-car car accident with only minor damage to the No. 51 Chevy. He was able to race his way to a 23rd-place finish in the BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevy for HScott Motorsports.

Under gorgeous sunny skies, the green flag dropped on the 188-lap race at TSS. On lap 18, Allgaier avoided an accident in front of him and the caution came out. Under caution, Allgaier was able to lead a lap after he stayed on the track a few laps longer than his competitors. Before going back to green, he came down pit road for two right-side tires and fuel. Allgaier restarted in the top 25, and was managing his car in the draft when a multi-car accident occurred on lap 47. Allgaier’s spotter, Rocky Ryan, did his best to navigate him through the melee, and Allgaier managed to make his way through with repairable damage to his right-rear quarter panel and his right-front fender. Allgaier brought the Chevy down pit road twice under caution so the BRANDT crew could make solid repairs. After restarting 29th on lap 58, Allgaier jockeyed for position during the long green-flag run, and radioed in on lap 75 that his BRANDT Chevy was a little bit tight on corner exit but good everywhere else. Shortly thereafter, the fourth caution of the race came out at lap 90 and Allgaier came down pit road for service, including a handling adjustment. After restarting 31st on lap 95, Allgaier continued to work his way up through the pack.

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