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Ep. 160: Justin Allgaier

By Nate Ryan, NASCAR on NBC Sports

The Xfinity Series chamiponship contender on why capitalizing on opportunities has been the key to his career season (1:00); why communication is important for his team, even between his daughter and crew members (4:00); the special helmet that he is wearing through the playoffs and designed by his daughter (6:00) and why it’ll mean rainbows and unicorns all the way through the playoffs (8:00); the Allgaier family’s love for graphic design (9:30); how Justin was influenced by his grandfather, a World War II Navy veteran (10:30); Justin’s business in making graphics and lettering for race cars (12:30); on being miserable for two years of irrelevancy in Cup (13:30); the fortunate twist of fate that led to his ride at JR Motorsports (16:00); what the right opportunity would look like if he had the chance to return to Cup (18:00); the special connection with his primary sponsor (19:30); his frustration but understanding of the lack of Cup prospects (20:45); on his cancer scare this year (22:45); being comfortable with raising awareness about his need for a colonoscopy (24:15).

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