NASCAR & Auto Racing

Allgaier wins again, takes ARCA title

TOLEDO, Ohio - Justin Allgaier won the ARCA RE/MAX Series season title Sunday, beating Matt Carter by 0.579 seconds in the Hantz Group 200 at Toledo Speedway for his third straight series victory and sixth of the year.

Allgaier, coming off victories at New Jersey and Talladega, entered the week third in the standings behind Scott Speed and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Speed finished 34th Sunday after an early accident, and Stenhouse was 25th - 69 laps behind.

"These guys are awesome," said Allgaier, the 22-year-old driver of the family owned No. 16 Hoosier Tire Midwest-AG Tech-Auto Xpress Chevrolet Monte Carlo. "There are no words to describe this feeling."

Frank Kimmel was third in the race, followed by Patrick Sheltra, Tom Hessert III, John Wes Townley, Bryan Silas, Tayler Malsam, Parker Kligerman and Todd Bowsher.

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver David Ragan was 15th, three laps down, in the race slowed by 12 cautions periods that consumed 83 laps.