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December 28, 2008 12:38 AM

Marty Smith At ESPN is saying...

that A.J. Allmendinger is going to be the driver of the 19 car that Elliott Sadler was driving in the 2008 season.

If that occurred the three car team would be Kasey Kahne, Reed Sorenson, and A.J. Allmendinger.

Elliott Sadler finished 24th place in the points with 8 top tens vrs Reed Sorenson who only scored two top tens and finished 32nd in the points.  AJ. Allmendinger though was able to take the #10 car which was junk with Patrick Carpentier and at the end of the 2008 season was able to get 4 top 16 place finishes in the last five races with it.

I would say this will be an off season shocker of a move.  GEM is stuck with Reed Sorenson who I feel is not as good as Elliott or A.J. Allmendinger.  To me Elliott is just as good as Bobby Labonte who is also without a ride.  If this news is right it could make for an even tougher decision imo over at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing at who gets the to ride the #41 car.

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