FILE - In this March 15, 2012, file photo, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver AJ Allmendinger looks on during practice for the Food City 500 auto race in Bristol, Tenn. Allmendinger doesn'

 

              FILE - In this March 15, 2012, file photo, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver AJ Allmendinger looks on during practice for the Food City 500 auto race in Bristol, Tenn. Allmendinger doesn
FILE - In this March 15, 2012, file photo, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver AJ Allmendinger looks on during practice for the Food City 500 auto race in Bristol, Tenn. Allmendinger doesn't know why Roger Penske gave him a second chance. All he knows is that he heads to Barber Motorsports Park this weekend in Alabama to make his IndyCar Series debut with an organization that fired him for failing a random drug test last year. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)