Tag: AJ Allmendinger

AJ Allmendinger reinstated to NASCAR after completing “Road to Recovery” program

Almost two months ago, Penske Racing released driver AJ Allmendinger from his duties at the helm of the #22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge Charger after testing positive for a substance banned by NASCAR under their substance abuse/drug testing policy.  Allmendinger insisted that he took a pill one night from a friend of a friend that allegedly contained […] More »

  Comments | By - September 21, 2012

Allmendinger claims that he got pill from “friend of a friend”

AJ Allmendinger has announced that he knows what made him fail the random drug tests that eventually caused him to be banned from NASCAR indefinitely along with being released from Penske Racing.  According to Fox Sports, Allmendinger was out with a friend and a group of that person’s friends after going through with a handful […] More »

  Comments | By - August 14, 2012

Penske Racing releases AJ Allmendinger

Not surprisingly, Penske Racing announced yesterday that they have officially released AJ Allmendinger after the driver was placed on indefinite suspension for failing a pair of drag tests.  Allmendinger was suspended in early July when he failed a drug test as part of NASCAR’s random drug testing program.  Under that system, samples are taken and […] More »

  Comments | By - August 2, 2012

AJ Allmendinger suspended indefinitely for second failed drug test

AJ Allmendinger’s NASCAR career is in serious jeopardy after failing a second drug test as part of the racing body’s random drug testing policy.  This started for Allmendinger when he failed a drug test a few weeks ago but under the guidelines of NASCAR’s two-stage drug testing procedures, a driver who fails with his “A […] More »

  Comments | By - July 25, 2012

Allmendinger requests a second test while facing indefinite suspension

NASCAR reported last night that Team Penske driver AJ Allmendinger has requested that his “B sample” is tested in an effort to end the suspension handed down on Saturday when it was announced that his random drug test had come back positive.  NASCAR random drug tests are performed in a two-sample method where the driver’s […] More »

  Comments | By - July 11, 2012

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