With a new contract, sponsor extensions and a solid one-car team at JTG Daugherty Racing, Allmendinger became a winner in Sprint Cup for the first time on a somber Sunday.
Allmendinger was suspended in July for failing a random drug test a month earlier. His backup “B” urine sample also tested positive for a substance NASCAR has not revealed.
Suspended NASCAR driver A.J. Allmendinger has agreed to participate in a recovery program after violating the series’ substance abuse policy.