The 2nd NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver loses his ride - the violation of NASCAR's substance abuse policy A.J. Allmendinger's backup "B" urine sample tested positive. ''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,'' the team said.

Given the indefinite nature of his suspension, Allmendinger's only avenue to return to NASCAR is to complete a ''road to recovery'' program. He will be issued a letter outlining a process for reinstatement, and must agree to the letter to participate in the program. For more on this story Click Here.