Posted July 15, 2012 on
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Team owner Roger Penske says driver AJ Allmendinger will be back for the next Sprint Cup race if he is reinstated by NASCAR.
Allmendinger was suspended about 90 minutes before the race at Daytona International Speedway last weekend after a urine sample taken the previous weekend at Kentucky Speedway came back positive for what his team identified only as a stimulant.
Penske said Sunday he's standing behind Allmendinger. He spoke in the infield at New Hampshire Motor Speedway before the 300-mile race at the one-mile oval.
Allmendinger's ''A''' sample tested positive and a ''B'' sample is to be tested with his toxicologist present. Penske said he hopes to know something about the results within 10 days.
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Team owner Roger Penske says he is awaiting the results of driver AJ Allmendinger's "B" urine test before permanently filling the seat of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge for the remainder of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
Allmendinger was given a random drug test at Kentucky Speedway on June 29, then received a call July 7 from NASCAR's medical review officer...
The test on AJ Allmendinger's "B" sample has been scheduled for next week, according to the driver's management team.
Allmendinger is currently temporarily suspended from NASCAR after his "A" sample tested positive for what he has since confirmed was a stimulant. Allmendinger's test was taken June 29 at Kentucky Speedway and he was suspended July...