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Aufs Energischste (sic!, modern spelling) does not contain an adverb/adjective anymore, it has been nominalised. Hence, replacing aufs with am would be wrong. And since Energischste is a noun by itself, there is no implicit noun required anywhere. Formerly, the orthography rules did not require capitalisation of these nominalised adjectives hence why it is ...


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Remember that aufs is short for auf das with das the Artikel for energischeste (today we would say energischste and for all I know the new orthography drops the last s too). Secondly, energischeste is a noun here, so I'm not sure why it isn't capitalised. Your own examples show that it normally would be. Unless someone applied some new orthography rules to ...



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