Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 9/30/14
A.J Allmendinger made a mistake – knowingly or unknowingly he made a mistake that could of cost him what he loves to do most. Instead, he has been given a second chance.Allmendinger was suspended from NASCAR after failing a random drug test in July, in a spiral of events he was then released from his Penske Racing contact and barred from NASCAR until he completed their substance abuse program. It was later found out that Allmendinger had tested positive for a stimulant. He found out the hard way that “one time” can ruin everything.He was remorseful. He truly understood he made a mistake, and he did what he needed to do to fix it. Allmendinger signed up for NASCAR’s “Road to Recovery” and finished the program. On September 18th, NASCAR said Allmendinger was eligible to race in NASCAR once again.Who was going to hire a driver that was kicked out of his ride and NASCAR for failing a drug test, though? That was situation everyone, including Allmendinger supporters and fans were concerne...
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