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AJ Allmendinger: Suspension over Failed Drug Test Gives NASCAR a Black Eye

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver AJ Allmendinger was suspended for Saturday night’s race at Daytona International Speedway for failing a random drug test administered before the event. While NASCAR would not say what drug triggered the positive results, they made it clear that it is a temporary suspension that can be appealed by taking a second test within 72 hours of the first.If the second test also comes back positive or he doesn’t take the test, Allmendinger will be suspended indefinitely. As for the No. 22 car, the team was on short notice with the announcement of Allmendinger’s suspension coming at the track and had to find a backup driver fast. The Penske organization called former Indy Car champion Sam Hornish Jr. w...

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