NASCAR reinstates AJ Allmendinger

AJ Allmendinger was reinstated by NASCAR last month. (Getty Images)


AJ Allmendinger was reinstated by NASCAR Tuesday. (Getty Images)

NASCAR said Tuesday that they have reinstated Sprint Cup Series driver AJ Allmendinger after successful completion of NASCAR’s Substance Abuse Policy Road to Recovery Program.

Allmendinger had been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR on July 24 for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse policy.

Allmendinger was suspended before the race at Daytona,on July 7, it was not until the B sample testing was completed July 24 that Allmendinger was suspended indefinitely. MORE>>>

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Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.