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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. Browns Womens Jerseys . -- Team owner Roger Penske gave AJ Allmendinger a second chance. Now they both have a trophy to show for it -- and, perhaps, the foundation of a rebuilt racing career. Allmendinger took the lead from Justin Allgaier with seven laps to go in regulation, then didnt get rattled through a late restart and two nerve-testing green-white-checkered overtime finishes, holding on to win Saturdays NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Road America. Afterward, he expressed appreciation for Penske, the team owner who originally let him go last season after he was suspended for violating NASCARs substance abuse policy. "Its just meant the world to me," Allmendinger said. "This was the only way I could repay him. I was trying so hard out there -- and, at times, probably over-trying." Allgaier finished second, followed by Parker Kligerman, Owen Kelly and Sam Hornish Jr. Allgaier won a road course race at Montreal last season but still tipped his cap to Allmendingers road racing skills. "Im still not a road racer, I can assure you of that," Allgaier said. "Just watching AJ in front of me and seeing some of the places he was able to get away from me on that last green-white-checkered, I still have some stuff to learn." Its Allmendingers first win in NASCAR, but not his first at Road America. He won at the four-mile road course in Central Wisconsin in 2006, racing in the Champ Car Series. "Its my favourite track now," Allmendinger said. Billy Johnson led on a restart with eight to go, but he slid wide in Turn 5 and was passed by Allgaier and Allmendinger. Allmendinger then made the decisive move one lap later, snatching the lead from Allgaier at the top of the hill in Turn 6. Hed have to defend his lead on three more restarts, fending off a charge from Allgaier with three laps to go and then facing two green-white-checkered finishes -- NASCARs version of overtime. Allmendinger once again took the lead, only to watch another caution come out for Michael Annetts accident to trigger a second overtime. With drivers facing concerns about having enough fuel left on the second green-white-checkered restart, Allmendinger held on again to take the checkered flag and stop in Turn 5 to celebrate in front of the fans. Allmendinger even had enough fuel left to do a celebratory burnout. "They werent fun," Allmendinger said of all the restarts. "I had a lot of thoughts in my head about how bad that (stunk) having to do that. But its part of the rules." Regan Smith finished 32nd and leads the Nationwide Series standings by 28 points over Allgaier. Defending race winner Nelson Piquet Jr. then had a rough moment before the races halfway point, plowing into the back of Brian Scotts car. Piquets hood crumpled in the crash, costing him any chance of contention. Allmendinger then retook the lead on lap 26, bumping his way past Kelly on the exit of Turn 5. Allmendinger pulled away and quickly built a lead of more than two seconds -- and then Kelly lost second place when he came to a stop on the back side of the track, apparently out of fuel. After getting a push back to the pits from a safety vehicle, Kelly was able to get back in the race. Most of the leaders then pitted with 19 laps to go -- right at the outer edge of most teams fuel windows, making it unclear whether they had enough to make it to the end. Meanwhile, Kenny Habul caused a moment of levity when he veered off course on the restart and collected a large advertising sign, which stuck to his nose for the better part of a lap before another caution came out. The win was a big step for Allmendinger, whose racing career took a wrong turn last year when he failed a NASCAR drug test, resulting in a suspension and the loss of his ride at Penske Racing. Allmendinger, who said he took a pill offered by a friend that turned out to be Adderall, was reinstated after completing a NASCAR-affiliated recovery program, and now is getting a limited second chance with the Penske team this year. "I wouldnt have thought twice if he would have just kind of wrote it off and not called and went on," Allmendinger said of Penske. "Hes got so much going on in his life. But he just kept checking up on me. I didnt expect anything from it. It was just nice to have a friend, somebody that I could bounce ideas off of." Kilgerman, a friend of Allmendingers off the track, is impressed by his resiliency. "Once youve lost it all, I think you see a lot of times, you come back and youre better at what you do. I think were seeing that right now with AJ." 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ESCALDES-ENGORDANY, Andorra -- The gap between world No. 2 England and the top-ranked New Zealand All Blacks is a considerable gap, but not an insurmountable gap, according to England coach Eddie Jones.Speaking to ESPN during his visit to the Tour de France, Jones said his England side deserved their world No. 2 ranking, which they earned during their tour of Australia last month. They beat the Wallabies 3-0 in the Test series.Jones, who took over the England coaching job from Stewart Lancaster after the rugby powers World Cup failure last year, is adamant that his side can reach greater heights. While he is between seasons right now, the former Wallabies coach is doing all he can to prepare for Englands next campaign. And he is seeking far and wide for that extra edge. Hence his visit to the Tour, where he saw Englands Chris Froome (Sky) defend his overall lead in Sundays stage. Jones saw it all from the Australian Orica-BikeExchange team car.Jones said he found the experience in which riders raced in conditions that went from searing heat (36 degrees Celsius) and humidity to rain and hail at the finish absolutely fascinating.To get to see how hard the riders work, how much courage they have to have, was a real experience for me, the Australian said. Certainly we can look to prepare the rugby players better than we have.With time to reflect on Englands Australian tour in June -- and with the incoming Tests in November and then next years Six Nations -- Jones said the team just needs to play a lot better. Browns Official Jerseys. .We werent defensively good in the series, he said. We allowed Australia much too much time and space with the ball. So we can really improve on that. Our set piece was inconsistent. So for us, when we look at that series, its very positive on how much we can improve.World Rugby rankings change constantly, but Jones said England had earned its current pegging and stressed the importance of maintaining or bettering it. They change quickly, but thats what World Rugby [rely on for] their seedings for the World Cup. So they are very important, he said. While we are ranked second in the world, we know we have a long way to beat the All Blacks.Since the Australian tour, time has reinforced Jones viewpoint that Englands greatest area to work on is consistency. And he feels that the Tour de France is a great example of that trait. That was one of the things about coming to the Tour de France, Jones said. These guys are consistent. They have to cycle for 21 days with only two rest days. Consistency of performance is vital. That is what we want with England, to be consistent with every Test.There is so much talent in English rugby. 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