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27th Jul 2012

In the aftermath of a positive drug test and resulting indefinite suspension from NASCAR competition, AJ Allmendinger has opted to enter NASCAR's Road to Recovery program, Allmendinger's business manager confirmed Wednesday.

Allmendinger maintains that he has never knowingly taken a banned substance and that he is unaware of what caused the urine sample taken June 29 at Kentucky...

26th Jul 2012

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, July 26, 2012 - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Kyle Busch was the fastest driver Thursday, July 26 in practice for the Indiana 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Busch led both sessions on the 2.5-mile oval, posting a top overall speed of 175.836 mph in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota during the final 90-minute practice.

26th Jul 2012

SPEEDWAY, Ind. -- There it sat, blue with white trim, the Camaro that will carry Chevrolet's standard in NASCAR's Nationwide Series next year.

That's right, a Camaro. After initial resistance to the idea of putting its iconic sports car head-to-head against Ford's Mustang, Dodge's Challenger and Toyota's Camry, Chevrolet has introduced an eye-catching car that captures the essence of...

24th Jul 2012

July 24, 2012 - In accordance with NASCAR's Substance Abuse Policy, Penske Racing was notified today of AJ Allmendinger's positive B sample test. We respect NASCAR's policy and the process they have taken with this matter.

Penske Racing is very disappointed with the result of the B sample test and will evaluate its course of action as it pertains to AJ over the coming week.


24th Jul 2012

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 24, 2012)– AJ Allmendinger, driver of the No. 22 car in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, has been suspended indefinitely from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse policy.

On July 24,Allmendinger was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 19 (NASCAR’s substance abuse policy) of the 2012 NASCAR rule...