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A.J. Allmendinger Making a Comeback

By March 18, 2013

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A.J. Allmendinger got himself into trouble last year with NASCAR after failing a drug test.   Allmendinger was suspended while he completed the "Road to Recovery" program.  He lost his ride with Penske Racing while suspended but picked up a few late season starts with James Finch's Phoenix Racing with limited success.

This year Allmendinger's racing career is on the mend.  He has a pair of Sprint Cup starts for Phoenix Racing which lead to a pair of lead lap finishes.  Allmendinger has started half of the four races held in 2013 but he is ahead of five other full-time Sprint Cup drivers in the points.

In addition Allmendinger recently announced that he will return to Penske Racing for a couple of starts this season.  Not in NASCAR but in IndyCar where he will compete in the 2013 Indianapolis 500 for the legendary open wheel car owner.


March 18, 2013 at 10:10 pm
(1) MattFan says:

Good for A.J. It’s hard to not like “The Dinger”.

March 19, 2013 at 2:30 pm
(2) Rick says:

I’m glad to see Pensky giving him another chance, I still think he is a good kid.

March 20, 2013 at 11:03 pm
(3) Jessica says:

AJ is amazing, and I love that I have got to witness so many of his races in person. I am so happy he is back and I have all the faith in him.. Love me some AJ Allmendinger.

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